Appalachian Cultural Music Association

Happy Memorial Day
05/27/2019

Happy Memorial Day

05/25/2019
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Thanks #JohnLawless from Bluegrass Today for the story about the Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show Scholarship winners!

Tyler Childers Signs to RCA, to Release New Album “Country Squire”
05/17/2019
Tyler Childers Signs to RCA, to Release New Album “Country Squire”

Tyler Childers Signs to RCA, to Release New Album “Country Squire”

Kentucky-born resurgent country artist and fast-rising star Tyler Childers is now a major label country artist. As first reported by Saving Country Music on Wednesday (5-16), and made official during a video premier Thursday, Tyler Childers is the... #countrysquire #housefire #sturgillsimpson

The Appalachian Cultural Music Association proudly announces that #JacobMetz from Oxford, Kansas has won the 2019/2020 #...
05/09/2019

The Appalachian Cultural Music Association proudly announces that #JacobMetz from Oxford, Kansas has won the 2019/2020 #LeonKiserMemorialScholarship. Jacob plays Banjo and Dobro and is also a member of the ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band! Congratulations Jacob from The ACMA!

The Appalachian Cultural Music Association announces the 2019/2020 Benny Sims Scholarship winner is #TreyWellington who ...
05/08/2019

The Appalachian Cultural Music Association announces the 2019/2020 Benny Sims Scholarship winner is #TreyWellington who also plays with Cane Mill Road! Congratulations from The ACMA, The Mountain Music Museum Official and The Pickin' Porch Show!

Times-News Online
05/04/2019
Times-News Online

Times-News Online

Hulsey crafted the legislation following the drunken hit-and-run death of his friend, Mike Locke, in 2014.

Come to The Mountain Music Museum Official and learn about your musical heritage free!
05/04/2019
Times-News Online

Come to The Mountain Music Museum Official and learn about your musical heritage free!

Today, the museum features exhibits on Tennessee Ernie Ford, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Flatt and Scruggs, Archie Campbell, the Carter Family and more. It also hosts the live Pickin’ Porch Show every Thursday night.

One of the best in the business today!
05/02/2019
Tyler Childers

One of the best in the business today!

“His short, flame-red hair illuminated his face like a blistering halo— a harbinger of the scorching talent that lies within him.”

Thank you for the beautiful words about my set MerleFest, Wilkes Journal-Patriot!

Listen to 96.3 The Possum this week for chances to win a pair of tickets to the #ReeseShipleyMemorialScholarshipConcert ...
04/14/2019

Listen to 96.3 The Possum this week for chances to win a pair of tickets to the #ReeseShipleyMemorialScholarshipConcert Friday April 19th at Northeast State Community College. One lucky winner will get 2 backstage passes! Just listen to win on #96.3ThePossum!

Appalachian Cultural Music Association
04/11/2019

Appalachian Cultural Music Association

NEWS FLASH!! Trey Hensley will be performing live at #TheReceShipleyMemorialScholarshipConcert Friday April 19th at the Wellmont Regional Center for Performing Arts at Northeast State Community College! Tickets are only $15
www.northeaststate.edu/boxoffice.

The Mountain Music Museum Official
03/30/2019

The Mountain Music Museum Official

Take a tour of the Mountain Music Museum, courtesy of "Tennessee Life," a production of East Tennessee PBS. See it here! https://youtu.be/nGWtka-9_Eo

NEWS FLASH!! Trey Hensley will be performing live at #TheReceShipleyMemorialScholarshipConcert Friday April 19th at the ...
03/27/2019

NEWS FLASH!! Trey Hensley will be performing live at #TheReceShipleyMemorialScholarshipConcert Friday April 19th at the Wellmont Regional Center for Performing Arts at Northeast State Community College! Tickets are only $15
www.northeaststate.edu/boxoffice.

Thanks to Northeast Tennesseeten for the great article!
03/11/2019
Kingsport’s Mountain Music Museum - Northeast Tennessee

Thanks to Northeast Tennesseeten for the great article!

Our music roots are laced with history and flowing with characters that run deep into the hills of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. A museum located in Downtown Kingsport is dedicated to the early 19th century mountain style that has evolved into the popular tunes of bluegrass and country...

Appalachian Cultural Music Association's cover photo
02/27/2019

Appalachian Cultural Music Association's cover photo

96.3 The Possum
02/14/2019

96.3 The Possum

Join Jen & Cody tomorrow morning for their interview with Doyle Lawson. It'll air Thursday morning around 9:20 on 96.3 The Possum.

Times-News Online
02/09/2019
Times-News Online

Times-News Online

Multi-award-winning bluegrass artist Doyle Lawson will be the guest of honor and is expected to perform.

The Pickin' Porch Show
02/02/2019
The Pickin' Porch Show

The Pickin' Porch Show

Watch out for cameo appearances by Rick Dollar and the gang from #ThePickinPorchShow!

01/17/2019

Due to potentially hazardous road conditions tonight, we are rescheduling The Pickin' Porch Show with Vicki and Tommy Austin with Hunter Patterson.

Corbin Hayslett has been enthralled with Appalachian music since childhood. Growing up in a musical family who appreciat...
01/17/2019

Corbin Hayslett has been enthralled with Appalachian music since childhood. Growing up in a musical family who appreciated and sang traditional music, he started playing banjo at age 9. Corbin has had the honor of performing throughout the southest and in 4 countries abroad. As a musician and avid collector of 78 records and country music memorabilla, Corbin attempts to salvage and share rareexamples of Appalachia's aural history. Recieving his B. A. in history from UVA-Wise in 2015 and his M. A. in Appalachian Studies from ETSU in 2018, he is eagerto continue researching, documenting and sharing regional musical heritage through his membership with the ACMA. It is our destinct pleasure to welcome Corbin Hayslett to the Board of Directors of The Appalachian Cultural Music Association.

Volume Five
01/15/2019

Volume Five

Big shout out to Kyle Cantrell and SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction for spinning #Milestones by Volume Five celebrating our 10th Anniversary. "Looks Like Losing You" is in the Most Played Tracks and Milestones in the Most Played Albums for January!

Appalachian Cultural Music Association's cover photo
01/13/2019

Appalachian Cultural Music Association's cover photo

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316 Broad Street
Kingsport, TN
37677

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The Appalachian Cultural Music Association (A.C.M.A) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization formed by a group of volunteers to promote, enhance and perpetuate the music of the Southern Appalachian Region. Bluegrass, old time, Celtic, classic country, gospel and Americana music was born in or has influenced the music of this region.

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