In celebration of the upcoming Ken Burns documentary

Featuring Performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Ketch Secor, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Asleep at the Wheel, Holly Williams and Dwight Yoakam

  • Fred Vigeant

In anticipation of Ken Burns Country Music.  WITF is featuring many of the artists who appear in the the series with Country Music: Live at the Ryman

The concert, which took place at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, was hosted by Burns and featured performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Asleep at the Wheel, Holly Williams and Dwight Yoakam.

In addition to live performances of iconic country songs, select clips from the film were highlighted throughout the evening.

Set List:

  • “Ruby, Are You Mad at Your Man” – Rhiannon Giddens and Ketch Secor
  • “In the Jailhouse Now” – Ketch Secor
  • “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” – Riders in the Sky
  • “New San Antonio Rose” – Asleep at the Wheel
  • “Uncle Pen” – Marty Stuart and Ricky Skaggs
  • “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” – Holly Williams
  • “Orange Blossom Special” – Marty Stuart
  • “Crazy” – Rhiannon Giddens
  • “Hungry Eyes” – Dwight Yoakam
  • “Streets of Bakersfield” – Dwight Yoakam and Dierks Bentley
  • “Coal Miner’s Daughter” – Kathy Mattea
  • “Sunday Morning Coming Down” – Larry Gatlin
  • “Pancho & Lefty” – Rodney Crowell
  • “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” – Dierks Bentley
  • “I Will Always Love You” – Vince Gill
  • “Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’” – Ricky Skaggs
  • “I Still Miss Someone” – Rosanne Cash
  • “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” – Full Cast

Enjoy the concert Sunday September 8 at 8:00pm on WITF.  Then join us for the eight part documentary Country Music broadcasts on WITF beginning September 15 at 8:00pm.

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