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  • Joshua Hedley performances 'I Never (Shed a Tear)' on 'My Opry Debut'

    Joshua Hedley performances 'I Never (Shed a Tear)' on 'My Opry Debut'

    Country singer-songwriter Joshua Hedley has found his niche in country music with his recent rise to the spotlight in the music city, Nashville, Tennessee. Hedley’s passion for songwriting comes from his gift to write songs about his heart and feelings in a way that people can relate to. Hedley’s...
  • Grand Ole Ory announces Bonnaroo 2018 lineup: Bobby Bare, Brothers Osborne and more

    Grand Ole Ory announces Bonnaroo 2018 lineup: Bobby Bare, Brothers Osborne and more

    For the first time, Grand Ole Opry is presenting a showcase at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, on June 10, 2018. The Grande Ole Opry at Bonnaroo lineup has now been revealed to include Bobby Bare, Brothers Osborne, Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Riders in the Sky, LANCO, Nikki...
  • Eddie Montgomery releases new album after death of singing partner Troy Gentry

    Eddie Montgomery releases new album after death of singing partner Troy Gentry

    Eddie Montgomery has released a new album, four months after the death of his singing partner and best friend Troy Gentry. Montgomery Gentry’s album, titled Here’s to You, was intended as a 20-year anniversary album for the country duo, according to Rolling Stone on Feb. 2. The album was completed...
  • Country music singer Mel Tillis dies at 85

    Country music singer Mel Tillis dies at 85

    Country music superstar and icon Mel Tillis passed away early this week at the age of 85. According to CNN, Tillis died in Ocala, Florida, at the Munroe Regional Medical Center. The country music legend was battling from intestinal issues for the last two years and the reported cause of death was...
  • Chris Young plots 2018 'Losing Sleep' world tour

    Chris Young plots 2018 'Losing Sleep' world tour

    Popular country artist Chris Young will become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry later this week, and the "I'm Comin' Over" singer is celebrating the milestone in style. Young has announced initial dates on his 2018 Losing Sleep world tour, which will have him touring across the U.S. in...
  • The Eagles eye Grand Ole Opry debut

    The Eagles eye Grand Ole Opry debut

    Legendary country-rock ground The Eagles are adding one more notch to their proverbial belts. In partnership with SiriusXM, the group ⎯⎯ currently outfitted with Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Vince Gill and Deacon Frey (the late Glenn Frey's son) ⎯⎯ will make their long-awaited Grande...
  • Montgomery Gentry releases new song 'Better Me' in wake of deadly helicopter crash

    Montgomery Gentry releases new song 'Better Me' in wake of deadly helicopter crash

    Eddie Montgomery released a new Montgomery song following the emotional memorial service held of Troy Gentry on Sept. 14, according to People Country. The song, “Better Me,” was played at the end of the memorial service, which was held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN. Gentry, 50, died...
  • Reba McEntire will host the 2017 CMA Country Christmas

    Reba McEntire to host the CMA Country Christmas show on ABC

    Country Music star Reba McEntire will host the 2017 CMA Country Christmas at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN, according to a Sept. 14 announcement from ABC. The holiday special will air on Nov. 27 on ABC Television Network. CMA Country Christmas is a popular event that brings some of the...
  • Public memorial to Troy Gentry to be live-streamed from Grand Ole Opry in Nashville

    Public memorial to Troy Gentry to be live-streamed from Grand Ole Opry in Nashville

    Country star Troy Gentry, one-half of the duo Montgomery Gentry, died tragically in a helicopter crash in New Jersey on Sept. 7. At the age of 50, Gentry was a vital man in the prime of his life, lost too soon. He had taken a spur of the moment helicopter ride that ended in tragedy for himself, his...
  • Chris Young invited to join the Grand Ole Opry

    Chris Young invited to join the Grand Ole Opry

    Country star Chris Young was invited to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry by Vince Gill on Aug. 28, according to The Tennessean. Chris Young and Vince Gill celebrated the success of their hit  ”Sober Saturday Night” at the Grand Ole Opry House before the show. Young was presented with...
  • Loretta Lynn hospitalized after stroke, sister Crystal Gayle makes statement

    Loretta Lynn hospitalized after stroke, sister Crystal Gayle makes statement

    Legendary country music star Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized following a stroke, according to People on May 5, 2017. Lynn, who turned 85 last month, reportedly had the stroke at her home in Hurricane Hills, Tenn. on May 4 and was hospitalized in Nashville.  Crystal Gayle, who is Loretta Lynn's...
  • Pictured L-R: Rep. Kathy Rapp, Jeannie Seely and Mike Turzai, Speaker of the House

    Jeannie Seely’s home state of Pennsylvania honors her with House Resolution on April 26, 2017

    Grammy Award winner, Jeannie Seely is used to being in the spotlight for more than six decades and rightly so. Honored throughout her career with many awards in singing and songwriting, this most recent award is one very close to Jeannie's heart.  On Wednesday, April  26, 2017, Traditional Country...
  • Carrie Underwood & Connie Smith at the Grand Ole Opry

    Carrie Underwood celebrates 100th Grand Ole Opry performance

    Carrie Underwood first made her Grand Ole Opry debut back in June of 2005, a moment which completely changed her life. She had just finished her impressive run on "American Idol," ultimately beating out Bo Bice for the title. But it was her very first two-song set on the iconic Opry stage that...
  • Dailey & Vincent at the Opry

    Dailey & Vincent inducted into the Grand Ole Opry

    Dailey & Vincent were officially inducted into the legendary Grand Ole Opry on Saturday evening (March 11), the pinnacle moment of their long-standing careers. Fellow Opry members Old Crow Medicine Show and Jeannie Seely were on hand for the induction ceremony, along with a slew of family...
  • Keith Urban at the Grand Ole Opry.

    Keith Urban covers Miranda Lambert's 'Vice' backstage at the Opry

    During a recent stop at the legendary Grand Ole Opry, superstar Keith Urban flipped the gender perspective of Miranda Lambert's hit single "Vice." Urban, who leads the pack of nominees for this year's ACM Awards, unwrapped a heartfelt acoustic cover, performing only the song's blistering hook. "I'm...
  • Opry Country Classics 2017

    Opry Country Classics series returns with Pam Tillis, Tanya Tucker and others

    The famed institution of the Grand Ole Opry first broke airwaves in the 1920s, making country music famous, as they say. Trailblazers like Hank Williams and Deford Bailey made a name for themselves through allowing their music to shine and be heard in homes of millions of Americans across the...
  • Grand Ole Opry Recognizes Travis Tritt on 25th Anniversary of Becoming Opry Member

    Grand Ole Opry Recognizes Travis Tritt on 25th Anniversary of Becoming Opry Member

    One of the highest honors in country music is becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry and on Tuesday, Feb. 28, singer Travis Tritt was honored to celebrate his 25th anniversary as a member of the prestigious circle. During Tritt’s 30-minute set, the legendary John Conlee presented Tritt with a...
  • Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle at the Grand Ole Opry on January 21, 2017.

    Loretta Lynn inducts sister and singer Crystal Gayle into the Grand Ole Opry (watch)

    Singer and songwriter Crystal Gayle had the moment of a lifetime when she was finally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday evening (Jan. 21). With her big sister and fellow trailblazer Loretta Lynn by her side, Gayle took the induction as the incredible landmark event it is.  “Being a member...
  • Ryman Entertainment announces Blake Shelton themed bars

    Ryman Entertainment announces Blake Shelton themed bars

    Ryman Entertainment announced on Jan. 5, 2017 that two Blake Shelton themed bars are in the works for Nashville, Tennessee and Ole Red Tishomingo, Oklahoma. The Nashville location is scheduled to open sometime in 2018. Colin Reed, the CEO of Ryman Hospitality Properties announced the new and biggest...
  • Blake Shelton to open a honky tonk called "Ole Red" in 2018.

    Blake Shelton to open 'Ole Red' honky tonk in early 2018

    Country singer Blake Shelton is teaming up with Ryman Hospitality for  his first-ever honk-tonk themed music venue and bar, tentatively expected to open on Nashville's lower Broadway in early 2018. After spending a reported $6.6 million to purchase a 91-year-old building located at 300 Broadway...
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