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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

Brad Paisley Unveils Little Jimmy Dickens Wax Figure as Part of Nashville’s New Madame Tussauds Attraction

Brad Paisley Unveils Little Jimmy Dickens Wax Figure as Part of Nashville’s New Madame Tussauds Attraction

‌In honor of Little Jimmy Dickens’ birthday today (Dec. 19), Brad Paisley teamed up with world-renowned Madame Tussauds and the Grand Ole Opry to reveal Little Jimmy’s first wax figure that will be joining the new Nashville-area attraction, which is slated to open in the spring at Nashville’s Opry Mills. Brad honored his late friend at the Grand…MORE

Newcomer Brooke Eden Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Newcomer Brooke Eden Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Every country artist dreams of playing the Grand Ole Opry, and newcomer Brooke Eden is no exception. The Florida native fulfilled a lifelong dream when she made her Opry debut on Saturday night (Nov. 19). “I remember the very first time I got to witness what that room feels like, and the only way I…MORE

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.