Hershey, Pa,
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June
2019
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Consider Yourself A Country Music Fanatic? Take Our Quiz!

Break out your cowboy boots and test your country music knowledge to prepare for our stellar summer lineup!

Carrie UnderwoodLuke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and Zac Brown Band will all be performing this summer in Hershey, PA! We compiled a quiz for the ultimate country fan to test their knowledge on how much they really know about one of America’s most loved genres.

1. What Southern U.S. city is considered the home of country music? 

A. Jacksonville, FL

B. Nashville, TN

C. Knoxville, TN

D. Atlanta, GA

2. When was the day that “country music died?

A. July 2, 1982

B. March 5, 1963

C. October 10, 1974

D. April 4, 2011

3. What country music legend holds the record for the most Academy of Country Music awards for Entertainer of the Year?

A. Miranda Lambert

B. Taylor Swift

C. Kenny Chesney

D. Garth Brooks

4. What is the name of the top best-selling country album of all time?

A. Fearless by Taylor Swift

B. Chief by Eric Church

C. Double Live by Garth Brooks

D. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash

5. Where is the “show that made country music famous” held?

A. The Music Box Theatre

B.  Gillette Stadium

C.  The Grand Ole Opry

D. Radio City Music Hall

6. Who is considered to be “the father of country music?”

A. Jimmie Rodgers

B.  Willie Nelson

C.  Johnny Cash

D.  Kris Kristofferson

7. What U.S. mountains claim to be “the birthplace of country music?”

A. The Rocky Mountains

B. The Appalachian Mountains

C. The Allegheny Mountains

D. The Hollywood Hills

Answer 1: B
Nashville, TN is home to the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the historic RCA Studio 8 and many more legendary country music spots. Artists come to “Music City” to follow their dreams.

Answer 2: C
March 5, 1963 was an incredibly sad day for the music industry and the world when a plane carrying Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins crashed in Tennessee. None of the performers survived the heartbreaking crash..

Answer 3: A
Brooks has won the coveted EOTY award a staggering 6 times. 

Answer 4: C

Garth Brooks’ Double Live album is certified 21x Platinum!

Answer 5: C
Country artists aim to play a show at the Grand Ole Opry, a famed stage concert venue in Nashville.

Answer 6: A
Jimmie Rodgers was famous for his songs “T For Texas” and “Waiting for a Train.”

Answer 7: B
Southern Appalachia is rumored to be the birthplace of country music, where fiddlers would gather and make music.

Sources:
https://www.factinate.com/things/42-high-lonesome-facts-country-music/
https://theboot.com/who-has-the-most-acm-awards/