Chicago Band Big Sadie Weighs in on Ken Burns’ Documentary ‘Country Music’


Ken Burns’ latest series “Country Music” is now airing and streaming on WTTW11 and wttw.com.

You may have noticed a surprising amount of Chicago mentions in the story, including the story of the WLS Barn Dance, the precursor to Nashville's Grand Old Opry.

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Joining us for a little perspective are the founders of a traditional country band in Chicago called Big Sadie: Elise Bergman, of  Chicago, plays the stand-up bass; and Collin Moore, who is from Tennessee, plays the acoustic guitar.

Video: Husband-and-wife country singers Elise Bergman and Collin Moore perform their song “Only You” in the “Chicago Tonight” studio.


Learn more about the series “Country Music.”


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