Join KET in Paducah for a free exclusive sneak peek at its new documentary, "Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music," on July 14.

Narrated by actor and bluegrass enthusiast Ed Helms, "Big Family" takes a comprehensive look at this beloved musical genre. More than 50 musicians appear in the film, including Alison Brown, Dale Ann Bradley, Sam Bush, J.D. Crowe, Bela Fleck, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Bobby Osborne, Ricky Skaggs and Chris Thile.

The one-hour screening is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at Maiden Alley Cinema. It also will feature a Q&A with the film's producers following the show.

The event is free, but reservations are required. To reserve your place, visit

This is a preview event. The national television premiere of the full film will air Aug. 30 on KET.

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