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Charlotte's Country Music Roots

Thomas Hanchett, Historian-in-Residence
Program Date / Time: 
09/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Program Location: 
Morrison Regional Library

The Carolina Room presents Dr. Tom Hanchett, co-author of “The Charlotte Country Music Story” ( to talk about a little-known chapter in Charlotte’s history.


With Ken Burns’ Country Music showing on PBS, interest is high right now in America’s roots music history. Did you know — back in the ‘30s, more music was recorded in Charlotte than in Nashville? Learn about the Queen City’s heyday as a country and gospel recording center.


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