WLS Barn Dance Centennial Recorded Live at The Hideout

May 11, 2024, 8:00 pm

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The WLS Barn Dance debuted in 1924, inspiring The Grande Ole Opry. (Photo: WLS Radio, Chicago., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

WFMT partners with the Chicago History Museum to air an exclusive hour of music, history, poetry, and comedy showcasing Chicago’s role in a century of country music. Artists include Tara Betts, Gerald Dowd, Los Gallos, Girls of the Golden West, Kelly Hogan, Andrew Sa, Marvin Tate and more with Barry Irving as emcee.