Grand Ole Opry fans, meet Charlie! As a dog and country music lover I find this story to be pretty much perfect. The Grand Ole Opry joined forces with Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation this past week to promote pet adoption and to send several four-legged friends straight from the home of country music to loving homes of their own. The Opry family fell particularly hard for a labrador/terrier mix named Charlie and decided to welcome him to the fold, with a number of Opry staffers sharing responsibility for his well-being. ... read more!
Grammy winning song, “Don’t Touch Me” brought Jeannie Seely to the attention of the country music industry and was a catalyst toward her achieving her lifelong dream of becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry. In September 1967 that dream became a reality. And this weekend, on the 48 year anniversary, Jeannie can hardly believe that dream has continued all this time. ... read more!
We all enjoy Birthday parties and this is one I truly wish I could attend. The Grand Ole Opry presented by Humana is set to celebrate its 90th Birthday on Oct. 2 & 3 with a weekend full of Opry shows in which country favorites will share the stage with the Opry’s birthday cake, plus a special birthday concert, backstage tours, Free Opry Plaza Parties, and more! ... read more!
Reigning five-time CMA Awards Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton is not shy when it comes to enjoying a good time. As the Grand Ole Opry continues to celebrate its 90th Anniversary; the show honored one of its own as country superstar Blake Shelton celebrated his 5th anniversary as an Opry member on September 22nd. ... read more!
It is like following up with “our children” when we find great news about them. Cingle Records artist Rainey Qualley was in our “Wednesday’s Watch” spotlight earlier this month. She impressed us so it is no surprise that she will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on Friday August 28th. ... read more!
Country music lost a true treasure this week when the little, but mighty Little Jimmy Dickens passed away. Affectionately called Tater and known for his sense of humor and commitment to the Grand Ole Opry, the singer cranked out such songs as “May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose,” “Country Boy,” “A-Sleepin’ At the Foot of the Bed,” and “Take an Old Cold Tater (and Wait).” ... read more!