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Devin Dawson Talks Opry Debut Jitters, Touring With and Being Inspired by Maren Morris, and Debut Single, “All On Me”

Devin Dawson Talks Opry Debut Jitters, Touring With and Being Inspired by Maren Morris, and Debut Single, “All On Me”

Jim Casey talks with Devin Dawson about getting nervous for his first time performing—and talking with Ricky Skaggs and Whisperin’ Bill Anderson backstage—at the Grand Ole Opry, growing up in California, his “biggest music fan I know” mother, playing heavy metal in a band with his twin brother as a teenager, his lifelong love of songwriting, his…MORE

Watch Kelleigh Bannen’s Poignant Performance of “Church Clothes” at the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Kelleigh Bannen’s Poignant Performance of “Church Clothes” at the Grand Ole Opry

Kelleigh Bannen’s powerful single, “Church Clothes,” is about a couple that disguises their failing relationship by getting dressed up and going to church together. When Kelleigh initially heard the tune—which was co-penned by Liz Rose and Nicolle Galyon—she was struck with how brave the song was. “It’s specifically about this couple that’s getting dressed and…MORE

Chris Janson Talks Recharging With the Family on the Beach, Singing Feel-Good Songs That Mean Something and New Single, “Fix a Drink”

Chris Janson Talks Recharging With the Family on the Beach, Singing Feel-Good Songs That Mean Something and New Single, “Fix a Drink”

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about getting recharged by spending some time on the beach with his family, giving people a break from the real world for three minutes with his feel-good songs, his love of the “mixology” culture despite no longer drinking alcohol, his new single, “Fix a Drink,” working on his next album,…MORE

Opry Pride

Opry Pride

24 years ago today on May 1, 1993, Charley Pride became the first African-American singer to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.MORE

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

The Grand Ole Opry has played a prominent role in Carrie Underwood’s life for many years. As a child growing up in Oklahoma, Carrie watched the Grand Ole Opry on television at her grandparents’ house. In 2005, Carrie made her Opry debut two weeks after winning American Idol. Less than three years later in 2008,…MORE

Exclusive Premiere: Watch RaeLynn Unleash “WildHorse” Backstage at the Opry Lounge

Exclusive Premiere: Watch RaeLynn Unleash “WildHorse” Backstage at the Opry Lounge

On Friday, March 24, RaeLynn will release her debut album, WildHorse, a 12-song offering featuring 11-songs the 22-year-old co-wrote. To gear up for her wild release, RaeLynn stopped by the Grand Ole Opry on Feb. 21 and performed a trio of songs from her new album, including “Diamonds,” “Insecure” and the lead single, “Love Triangle,”…MORE

Bluegrass Duo Dailey & Vincent Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry

Bluegrass Duo Dailey & Vincent Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry

On Jan. 30, bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent got an unexpected surprise during their 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry when Marty Stuart invited them to officially join the Opry. Last night (March 11), the celebration continued as the duo was formally inducted into the Opry by members Jeannie Seely and Old Crow Medicine…MORE

After More Than 90 Years, the Grand Ole Opry Is Still the Best Show in Town

After More Than 90 Years, the Grand Ole Opry Is Still the Best Show in Town

No, this isn’t a paid advertisement by the Grand Ole Opry. It’s just an acknowledgment of how fortunate Nashville is to have an entity like the Opry, which entertains house crowds and radio listeners four nights a week. After more than 90 years, the Opry is still going strong, and it shouldn’t be taken for…MORE

Crystal Gayle Becomes the Newest Member of the Grand Ole Opry

Crystal Gayle Becomes the Newest Member of the Grand Ole Opry

When Crystal Gayle made her debut performance on the Grand Ole Opry 50 years ago, she was a wide-eyed, nervous teenager. On Saturday night (Jan. 21), Crystal still felt a twinge of the nerves, but for an entirely different reason. She was about to become an official member of the Grand Ole Opry. And as…MORE

Go Backstage With Kelsea Ballerini as She Performs “Yeah Boy” at the Grand Ole Opry

Go Backstage With Kelsea Ballerini as She Performs “Yeah Boy” at the Grand Ole Opry

During her visit to the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 30, 2016, Kelsea Ballerini taped a special Opry 360° performance of her new single, “Yeah Boy,” which is currently No. 24 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Backstage in the Opry’s Women of Country dressing room, Kelsea addresses viewers before belting out “Yeah Boy,” a tune…MORE

Bluegrass Duo Dailey & Vincent Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Bluegrass Duo Dailey & Vincent Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent got an unexpected surprise during their 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry on Friday night (Jan. 30) when Marty Stuart invited them to officially join the Opry. “Country music needs you,” said Marty after the duo’s 30-minute set. “Country music loves you. And the Grand Ole Opry welcomes you.”…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.