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NPT’s ‘DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost’ documentary returns Sept. 19

Published on September 6, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost, NPT’s Emmy-winning original production about the pioneering African American harmonica virtuoso, returns to television on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. and will also be available to stream at wnpt.org/video. The half-hour documentary about the early star of the Grand Ole Opry features appearances by Bailey’s three children and was […]

Come to NPT’s ‘Country Music’ Premiere Party Sept. 15 at the Opry House

Published on August 22, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Here at NPT we’ve been gearing up for Country Music, the Ken Burns documentary series coming to Nashville Public Television next month. It just gets better and better: Join NPT for a Country Music Premiere Party Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Grand Ole Opry House. Tickets are $75 and are available at wnpt.org/country-music/opry-event. Each event […]

Ken Burns’ National Park Series Returns to PBS This April

Published on April 23, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Dayton Duncan thinks he has the greatest job in America. The author of 12 books, Duncan is also Ken Burns’ longtime collaborator on numerous documentary series, including The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, a celebration of the 59 large natural spaces protected and preserved by the National Park Service. Duncan discussed The National Parks and […]

New Ken Burns Film on Country Music Scheduled for 2018

Published on January 20, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Ken Burns and his longtime producing partner and writer Dayton Duncan have been spending a lot of time in Nashville lately. Burns even presented at the 2013 Americana Honors and Awards show. Now it’s official as to why. News today from the Television Critics Association Winter Tour in Pasadena that Burns will deliver to PBS […]

Wanted: Your Visions of Nashville

Published on March 25, 2010 By Erin McInnis

Middle Tennesseans Encouraged To Send In Their Best Nashville Photo for “Visions of Nashville” Campaign  The Ryman. Opryland. 2nd Avenue. The Shelby Street Bridge. The Batman Building. Musica. What do all these have in common?  Every one of these locations is pictured in thousands of photos every year because they are Nashville. They are the […]

Trisha Yearwood To Host Annual Christmas At Belmont Concert

Published on September 8, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Belmont University has announced that three-time Grammy Award winner and Belmont alumna Trisha Yearwood will serve as host for the 2009 Christmas at Belmont performance at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The program will air on Nashville Public Television and PBS stations nationwide, on December 23 (check local listings). Christmas at Belmont, a production of NPT […]