Tue, Feb 13|
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Let's Duet! Bailey George & Jessica Stiles Talk Country Couples
Time & Location
Feb 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum , 101 Country Music Wy, Bristol, VA 24201, USA
About the event
BRISTOL, Tenn.-Va.. (Feb. 7, 2024) – Love is in the airwaves this Valentine's season, so be prepared to be swept off your feet! Bailey George and Jessica Stiles, coupled in life and music, will take the stage at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a special Speaker Session entitled "You and Me: A Journey Through Country Music's Rich Duet Tradition." The event will be held at 7 p.m. ET, Feb. 13, in person and virtually via WBCM Radio Bristol's YouTube channel. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is encouraged. From Ira and Charlie Louvin to Johnny and June, get ready as Bailey and Jessica take us on an unforgettable journey through country music's most iconic duets. You'll hear tales of love and laughter, from the brother harmonies of the 1930s to the chart-topping romance of the 1970s, intertwined with melodies that have defined generations. Bailey and Jessica perform together as the duo Bailey George & Jukebox Jessand with the band Bailey George and the Oscillators. You may also catch the duo each week at the Boones Creek Opry concert series, where they emcee and serve as host band. Bailey George is a musician, historian, and radio personality who became interested in roots music at a young age. He is a collector and performer, chronicling the history of American vernacular music. Bailey also hosts various radio programs across the Southeast, including his weekly program Honky Tonk Hit Parade on WBCM Radio Bristol. A graduate from Yale University, Jessica Stiles has had a multi-faceted career across many aspects of the music industry. As a musician, she has led her own band to perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame and The Bluebird Cafe. As an engineer and technical consultant, she has worked on Bluegrass Underground and American Masters on PBS. Additionally, she was a broadcast engineer at Nashville's WSM 650 AM, home of the Grand Ole Opry. For more information about the Speaker Series and other events, visit the Events page at BirthplaceOfCountryMusic.org.