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What is the Earnest Tubb Record Shop?

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The Ernest Tubb Record Shop is a music store that sells country and bluegrass CDs, DVDs, books and memorabilia. In June, 2015, the Midnite Jamboree, which is a live radio show hosted each Saturday night, is returning to the Record Shop.

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The Ernest Tubb Record Shop sells a variety of country and bluegrass music, from classic to contemporary artists. It sells CDs and vinyl records, as well as photos, songbooks and souvenirs. It also has an extensive online catalog of products for sale.

The Record Shop is associated with the Texas Troubadour Theatre, a live music venue where the Midnite Jamboree, featuring MC Jennifer Herron, is held. It also hosts live musical performances, such as Collin Elliot, Justin Trevino and Tim Atwood. Admission is free, unless otherwise stated, and the show is broadcast live on local radio. Archives of past shows can be found on the Record Shop's website.

The Ernest Tubb Record Shop is located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, and was founded by Ernest Tubb, a singer and songwriter known for his honky-tonk style of music. Tubb was a member of the Grand Ole Opry, which he joined in 1943, the Texas Troubadours, which is a band he put together himself, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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