T. Graham Brown Set For WSM-AM (650)’s Coffee, Country & Cody Holiday Concert On Dec. 4. Hosted By The Museum
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 28, 2015) –
The holiday season is just around the corner, and it’s time to Deck the
Hall at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. The museum will be
packed with a month of seasonal activities in December that blend music,
art, education and even Santa Claus, offering fun for the entire
Festivities officially kick off on Friday, Nov. 27, when a special
guest lights the thirty-foot-tall Christmas tree in the museum’s Mike
Curb Conservatory. This is the first tree lighting of the season in
Nashville. The tree lighting will be followed with a brief performance
by a special guest to be announced soon.
New this year, the museum will offer more music and cheer than ever
before with four concerts in the CMA Theater. Every Wednesday in
December will feature a festive performance. On Dec. 9 “Little Miss
Dynamite,” Brenda Lee, will light up the CMA Theater in
her first-ever Nashville show. Lee has never performed a full concert
in the area and fans are sure to be “rockin’ around the Christmas tree”
as she performs her hits, gospel favorites, Christmas selections and a
tribute to the troops. Tickets start at $45.
“I am so excited to ‘deck the hall’ with the Country Music Hall of
Fame and Museum as they open their doors to the Nashville community and
celebrate the spirit of the season,” says Lee. “I can’t think of a
better time of year to play my first ever Nashville show than during the
Finally, on Dec. 23, newly inducted Country Music Hall of Fame Members, The Oak Ridge Boys, will take the CMA Theater stage to share their hits and Christmas favorites. Tickets start at $50.
Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday, Oct. 30, at 10 a.m. CDT.
There will also be a limited number of VIP packages available for each
concert, which include premier seating, artists meet-and-greet, and a
limited edition Hatch Show Print. For more information and to purchase
tickets visit countrymusichalloffame.org/deckthehall2015.
Throughout the holiday season, the museum will offer many free-to-the-public activities. Santa Claus
will be on hand for free photos with children of all ages on both
Saturday and Sunday during Deck the Hall this year. Don’t miss Santa on
Nov. 28-29, Dec. 5-6, Dec. 12-13 and Dec. 19-20. String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry,
a puppet show partnership between the Nashville Public Library and the
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, returns to the museum for a
two-day run, Nov. 27–28. Families can also enjoy cookie decorating
on Sundays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 20. Cookies—made from a Trisha
Yearwood recipe—as well as icing and edible decorations, will be
The museum once again hosts WSM-AM (650)’s Coffee, Country & Cody for a holiday concert Dec. 4. T. Graham Brown will perform, with more participants to be announced soon. Tickets are $6.50 and go on sale Nov. 9. Visit WSM online for more information.
Admission to most holiday programs is free with museum admission and
free to museum members. Individual membership starts at $45 and makes a
great holiday gift. Perks of membership include unlimited free admission
to the museum for one year; free access to over 250 programs; exclusive
artist meet-and-greets; exciting members-only exhibition openings; and
discounts at the Museum Store, Circa, Hatch Show Print Store, 2|22, and
Bajo Sexto Taco.
The museum’s retail shops have items for every shopper’s budget this
season. Visit the Hatch Show Print Store for a large selection of
handmade prints, cards and branded merchandise or choose a one-of-a-kind
framed monoprint from Hatch Show Print’s Haley Gallery. Circa and the
Museum Store offerings include LPs and CDs, specialty books,
Nashville-made gifts, food and home accessories, men’s and women’s
apparel, jewelry and much more.
Photo by Jon Mir