Time for Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers may have flown by, yet this upcoming celebration still feels like yesterday. On December 24, 2016, Christmas Eve, they will celebrate 40 years as members of the Grand Ole Opry. Brothers Larry, Steve and Rudy will perform on the Opry stage that night, live from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. ... read more!
Broken Bow Records artist Jason Aldean is partnering with the Grand Ole Opry to bring his 11th annual “Concert For a Cure” to the Opry stage as part of the eighth annual “Opry Goes Pink.” Jason will flip the switch on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop, turning it pink for the two shows on Tuesday, October 25th, which benefit Women Rock For The Cure and Susan G. Komen’s Nashville chapter. Joining him so far are Montgomery Gentry, and Chris Young. ... read more!
I thought we’d spend the rest of the summer throwing things way back to some of the legendary artists and songs of country music. There’s a line in Tim McGraw’s song “Things Change” that says, “He went down that lost highway, underneath that purple sky. A legend disappeared before his time.” I knew that he was talking about Hank Williams, but didn’t realize just how fitting the line is, because Hank had a song called “Lost Highway.” It’s not one of his biggest hits, but I’ve come to love it. The song is one of the few that he didn’t write, but it sure fits his life. ... read more!
Grand Ole Opry members Carrie Underwood and Darius Rucker along with Chris Janson, Charles Esten and more are hitting the stage Tuesday, June 7th, as the Opry kicks off its CMA Music Fest Week with two star-packed shows, 7 and 9:30 p.m. ... read more!
Shenandoah has charted 26 singles on the Billboard Hot Country charts, including #1 Hits “The Church on Cumberland Road,” “Sunday in the South” and “Two Dozen Roses” from 1989, “Next to You, Next to Me” from 1990, and “If Bubba Can Dance (I Can Too)” from 1994. They are now back to create more history. This weekend, for the first time in nearly 25 years, the group will return to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. After a 17 year absence, lead singer Marty Raybon has returned to front the group who will perform on the Opry stage this Friday night, May 6 and Saturday night, May 7. ... read more!
Tara Thompson made her Grand Ole Opry debut Saturday night (4/30) with a voice and honest lyrics that are pure Country. The self-described “hillbilly from East Tennessee” shed her usual ripped jeans and traditional icon t-shirts for a dazzling black dress and heels, showing her respect for the revered stage. Legendary Opry member Vince Gill introduced the fiery singer/songwriter after offering her words of advice backstage. Paying homage to her Opry member cousin, Tara performed her rendition of “Loretta Lynn” after belting out her sassy debut single “Someone To Take Your Place.” ... read more!