Best Mountain Towns of the Blue Ridge: Part IV from Blue Ridge Outdoors on Vimeo. Bristol, Va./Tenn. has long been named the Birthplace of Country Music, but was just recently voted Best Music Town by our readers. Never heard of this border town? If you’re a fan of Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family Fold, and Ernest Stoneman but have never heard of Bristol, you just might ¬†want to catch up on your history in our November issue. Check out this final spot for BRO-TV’s Best Mountain Town Video Series to get a taste of Bristol’s current music scene. Our voters definitely hit the nail on the head when they crowned Bristol Best Music Town. Soundtrack provided by Amythyst Kiah. Additional footage provided by Two Rivers.