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Joe Diffie Reflects on Biggest Career Milestone During One of His Final Interviews

Joe Diffie Reflects on Biggest Career Milestone During One of His Final Interviews

We lost a good one. Joe Diffie passed away on March 29 from complications of COVID-19. The Oklahoma native topped the charts with “Home,” “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets),” “Third Rock From the Sun,” “Pickup Man” and “Bigger Than the Beatles” in the 1990s. Joe also struck a chord with his Top 5…MORE

Grand Ole Opry to Proceed Without Live Audience Through April 4

Grand Ole Opry to Proceed Without Live Audience Through April 4

The Grand Ole Opry will pause performances that include a live audience through April 4, including performances on March 13. During this time, the Saturday Night Grand Ole Opry Show will return to its original format as a live radio broadcast without a live audience. Fans around the world can still tune in to the…MORE

Gene Watson Joins the Grand Ole Opry

Gene Watson Joins the Grand Ole Opry

After Vince Gill invited him to join the Grand Ole Opry on Jan. 17, Gene Watson was inducted into the esteemed organization by Opry member Steve Wariner on Feb. 7. “I remember my induction night as humbling and overwhelming,” said Steve. “But tonight, it’s about Gene who is a great ambassador for country music and…MORE

Gene Watson Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Gene Watson Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

During his set on the Grand Ole Opry on Jan. 17, Gene Watson was surprised by Vince Gill with an invitation to join the esteemed club. “He’s one of the greatest country singers that’s walked the earth,” said Vince during Gene’s introduction. After Gene performed “Sometimes I Get Lucky and Forget” and “Nothing Sure Looked…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton Sing “Jolene” at Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary Show

Watch Dolly Parton Sing “Jolene” at Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary Show

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as an Opry member on Oct. 12 with two sold-out shows honoring the country icon. NBC turned the two-show celebration into a two-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, which debuted on Nov. 26. The show featured Opry performances from Dolly,…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Dolly Parton’s TV Special, “50 Years at the Opry”

Everything You Need to Know About Dolly Parton’s TV Special, “50 Years at the Opry”

Here’s everything you need to know about Dolly Parton’s new TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry. Date: Nov. 26 Time: 9–11 p.m. ET Television Station: NBC Location: Grand Ole Opry Performers: Dolly Parton, Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr., and more Highlights: The…MORE

Dolly Parton’s 50th Anniversary Show at the Opry to Air on NBC on Nov. 26

Dolly Parton’s 50th Anniversary Show at the Opry to Air on NBC on Nov. 26

If you weren’t able to attend Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary show at the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 12, NBC has you covered. A two-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, will debut on NBC on Nov. 26 at 9 p.m. ET. The show will feature Opry performances from Dolly,…MORE

Photo Gallery: Dolly Parton Celebrates 50 Years as Opry Member With 2 Show Featuring Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price & More

Photo Gallery: Dolly Parton Celebrates 50 Years as Opry Member With 2 Show Featuring Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price & More

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as an Opry member on Oct. 12 with two sold-out shows honoring the country icon. Special guest performers included Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr., and more. Dolly took the stage during both shows (7 p.m. and…MORE

Dolly Parton’s 50th Anniversary Show at the Opry to Air on NBC

Dolly Parton’s 50th Anniversary Show at the Opry to Air on NBC

If you don’t have tickets to Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary show at the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 12, you can still catch all of the action on TV—albeit six weeks later. The two-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, will debut on NBC on Nov. 26 at 9 p.m.…MORE

Grand Ole Opry’s “Dolly Week 2019” Lineup to Include Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Hank Williams Jr, Emmylou Harris & More

Grand Ole Opry’s “Dolly Week 2019” Lineup to Include Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Hank Williams Jr, Emmylou Harris & More

To commemorate Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member, the Opry will celebrate Dolly Week from Oct. 8–12 with a number of special performances. Dolly was inducted into the Opry on Jan. 4, 1969. Dolly Week 2019 includes five consecutive nights of Dolly-themed Opry shows with performances by many of Dolly’s friends,…MORE

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

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