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Birthplace of Country Music Museum and The Barter Theatre partner!

August 01, 2014

Make Your Music Getaway Legendary!

Abingdon, VA (August 15, 2014) — Immerse yourself in the sounds of music legends with The Legendary Country Music Package, brought to you by Abingdon's majestic Barter Theatre and The Birthplace of Country Music Museum. The package includes tickets to the museum and to see the critically acclaimed Broadway adaptation of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash at Barter Theatre.

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash is a journey through the life of "The Man In Black," as told by his music. Like no other, Cash sang about his love for June Carter Cash, his hard-living, hard-partying ways, and his deep and abiding faith. A multi-talented cast performs his best-known hits, including "I Walk the Line," "Ring of Fire," "Folsom Prison Blues," and "Will the Circle Be Unbroken."

"These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music." — Johnny Cash.

The circle is never-ending at the interactive Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Johnny and June's son, John Carter Cash, details the lasting impact of the Bristol Sessions in one of the museum's many cinematic films. Trace the trajectory of our region's music heritage through touchscreen listening stations and sound mixing tables — even record your own song. It's a state-of-the-art museum experience unlike any other and located in the heart of the Birthplace of Country Music, Historic Downtown Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee.

"Barter Theatre is a national treasure," says BCM executive director Leah Ross. "The quality of talent and stage production is simply amazing. Coupled with the interactive exhibits at Birthplace of Country Music Museum, The Legendary Country Music Package is an experience of the senses for music lovers of any age."

The Legendary Country Music Package includes an overnight stay for two (2) at The Comfort Inn in Abingdon and includes two (2) tickets to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and two (2) tickets to see Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. Cost is $184. This package can only be booked by calling the Barter Theatre box office at (276) 628-3991.

For more information about Barter Theatre, visit www.BarterTheatre.com. For more information about The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, visit www.BirthplaceofCountryMusic.org.