Country: Portraits Of An American Sound Tag

The Band Perry Photo: David McClister THE BAND PERRY, were recently announced as featured in the photography the Annenberg Space for Photography exhibition Country: Portraits of an American Sound. They are the only modern day country band included in the exhibit, which presents images of the pioneers, poets and icons of country music. It will be offered free to the public May 31 through September 28, 2014. Guest curators for this exhibit are Shannon Perich of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, and Tim Davis and Michael McCall of the Country Music Hall of FameĀ® and Museum. Country: Portraits of an American Sound uses historical and contemporary photographs to explore how images shape the public identity of country music performers and of the genre itself. Celebrated performers such as Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Keith Urban and Hank Williams-as well as deejays, fans, executives and musicians-are seen in the works of photographers who documented multiple generations of this popular history. For more on this story: click here!!!!