Weather Alert

Chris Stapleton Gets His Own Exhibit

Nashville’s Famed Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will highlight the musical contributions of Chris Stapleton in its newest exhibition, Chris Stapleton: Since 1978, presented by Ram Trucks. The exhibit, which opens July 1 and runs through May 14, 2023, will chronicle the course of Stapleton’s multi-faceted musical career, from his Kentucky roots and success as a Nashville songwriter to his rise to stardom as one of country music’s most powerful and unique voices.

Specials items featured in Chris Stapleton: Since 1978 include clothing, guitars, awards, and other personal artifacts from Stapleton. Some artifact highlights include:

  • Stapleton’s 1966 Gibson Trini Lopez Standard electric guitar, was used during the recording of his song “Traveller.”
  • Stapleton’s first guitar amplifier, a 1960s Gibson GA-8 Discoverer, which he used extensively, including at performances in the early 2000s.
  • The Pendleton flannel jacket, Dee Cee denim western shirt, and Manuel leather vest worn by Stapleton on the album cover of Traveller.
  • Waffle House Golden Waffle award, or “Tunie,” recognizes Stapleton as the most-played artist on the restaurant chain’s jukeboxes in 2019.
  • A LEGO model of Stapleton and his band onstage, elements of which were animated for the LEGO-themed music video for “Second One to Know” (2019).
More information about this exhibition can be found at www.CountryMusicHallofFame.org


Connect With Us Listen To Us On