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Grand Ole Opry to Feature New Dolly Parton Exhibit

Grand Ole Opry to Feature New Dolly Parton Exhibit

Dolly Parton is celebrating her golden anniversary—that’s 50 years—as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2019. In honor of the anniversary, the Opry is hosting a new exhibit, Dolly: My Opry Memories, which features 24 wardrobe pieces Dolly has worn on the Opry stage over the last 50 years. Garments featured in the…MORE

Watch Vince Gill & Joe Diffie Induct Luke Combs Into the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Vince Gill & Joe Diffie Induct Luke Combs Into the Grand Ole Opry

After John Conlee, Chris Janson and Craig Morgan surprised Luke Combs with an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry on June 11, Luke was officially inducted into the esteemed organization on July 16 by musical heroes Vince Gill and Joe Diffie. During his set, Luke performed No. 1 hits “When It Rains It Pours”…MORE

Chris Janson Says He Reads Every Letter That Comes to His Grand Ole Opry Mailbox

Chris Janson Says He Reads Every Letter That Comes to His Grand Ole Opry Mailbox

After more than 200 performances inside the Grand Ole Opry’s hallowed circle—and becoming an official member in March 2018—it’s safe to say that Chris Janson feels at home on the Opry. One of perks of becoming an Opry member is a personalized mailbox at the Opry Post Office, a tradition carried over from when the…MORE

Watch Chris Young Debut Tear-Inducing New Song, “Drowning,” on the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Chris Young Debut Tear-Inducing New Song, “Drowning,” on the Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry released a video of Chris Young debuting his touching new song, “Drowning,” on the Opry in June. Co-penned by Chris, Corey Crowder and Josh Hoge, “Drowning” was partly inspired by the death of Chris’ close friend, Adam, and features lyrics: “So tonight I’m gonna pull out pictures, ones with you in…MORE

Grand Ole Opry Announces Luke Combs’ Induction Date & Lineup

Grand Ole Opry Announces Luke Combs’ Induction Date & Lineup

After only his 16th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Luke Combs was surprised by John Conlee, Chris Janson and Craig Morgan with an invitation to join the esteemed club on June 11. The Opry announced that Luke will be formally inducted during its showcase on July 16. Kelsea Ballerini, Joe Diffie, The Gatlin Brothers,…MORE

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

After only his 16th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Luke Combs was surprised by John Conlee, Chris Janson and Craig Morgan with an invitation to join the esteemed club during his set on June 11. The trio of Opry members joined Luke onstage to extend the invitation after the 29-year-old sang his recent No.…MORE

Grand Ole Opry to Honor Randy Travis on 60th Birthday

Grand Ole Opry to Honor Randy Travis on 60th Birthday

Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday. Charles Esten, Josh Turner and Charlie Worsham are all scheduled to appear on the Opry on Randy’s birthday, as is fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Schlitz, who penned a number of…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

After Little Big Town invited Kelsea Ballerini to join the Grand Ole Opry on March 5, Carrie Underwood inducted the Tennessee native on April 16 in front of a packed Opry House. Carrie presented Kelsea with her Opry trophy, saying, in part, “The Grand Ole Opry is the heart and soul of country music.” After…MORE

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood celebrated the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. A number of artists attended the show to help Trisha celebrate, including Ricky Skaggs—who surprised Trisha with the invitation to the join the Opry 20 years ago; Emmylou Harris, who Trisha cites as her…MORE

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood will celebrate the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. Trisha, who was inducted into the Opry on March 13, 1999, by Porter Wagoner, cites the occasion as one of the seminal moments in her storied career. “My mother came [to the Opry]…MORE

Joe Diffie Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Joe Diffie Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Joe Diffie celebrated his 25th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with a performance—and cake—during the Opry at the Ryman showcase on Jan. 25. The showcase also included performances by Vince Gill, Michael Ray, Ricky Skaggs and more. Joe, who was inducted into the Opry on Nov. 27, 1993, was a mainstay…MORE

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills’ musical dream came true on Jan. 11 when he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The singer was asked to join the esteemed organization by Vince Gill on Dec. 21. “I think that the induction was a complete, 100 percent shock, so I was actually kind of proud of myself that I…MORE

2019 Bonnaroo Lineup Includes Maren Morris, John Prine, Kacey Musgraves & More

2019 Bonnaroo Lineup Includes Maren Morris, John Prine, Kacey Musgraves & More

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival unleashed its 100-plus-artist lineup for 2019, and it includes a number of country-centric performers, including Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, John Prine, Ruston Kelly and more. For the second year in a row, Bonnaroo will feature the Grand Ole Opry stage, with special guests to be announced in the coming weeks.…MORE

Chris Janson Asks for Fans’ Help After Fender Guitar Is Stolen

Chris Janson Asks for Fans’ Help After Fender Guitar Is Stolen

The Grand Ole Opry’s most energetic performer, Chris Janson, needs your help. After performing at the Opry over the holiday break, Chris’ Fender guitar was stolen out of his car. Chris posted a notice on social media, saying, in part, “If anyone sees or hears about it, please notify local PD and me! Thanks y’all.…MORE

Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Stay gold, Dolly Parton. Today (Jan. 4), the Queen of Country is celebrating her golden anniversary—that’s 50 years—as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. “It was always my dream to be on the Opry,” says Dolly. “I actually got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry when I was about 10 years old. I…MORE

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 on Oct. 14 at the Music City Center: Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn.