This weekend, October 4th and 5th, the Grand Ole Opry is celebrating its 88th birthday. The show that made country music famous has been on the air without missing a beat for 88 years now. It is a piece of history and America’s longest running radio show! The Opry has had various homes, survived and kept the music playing through floods, been a place to mourn, and a place to celebrate. ... read more!
According to All Access The Grand Ole Opry’s VP/GM, Pete Fisher, will be awarded with the first ever Inspire Nashville “Inspiration Award.” The event will take place Tuesday, October 22nd in Nashville. A few country artists will be coming out to perform and help celebrate Pete’s big night including Vince Gill, Big & Rich and Wynonna. ... read more!
To help celebrate the Opry’s 88th birthday, along with Country Music month, the Opry and Southwest airlines are sending some country stars to the Big Apple! According to GAC Tyler Farr, Cassadee Pope and Love and Theft will head to New York City for a series of free acoustic performances, called “Nashville’s New Music In New York,” at the Southwest Porch at Bryant Park. ... read more!