Blake Shelton's invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry was unlike any that came before it. In fact, no Opry member since has been asked in quite the same way, either!. With an assist from Trace Adkins, Shelton was asked to join the Grand Ole Opry on Sept. 28, 2010, 11 years ago today. It all started with a message that was very on-brand for Shelton.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 28, 2021) — With singers for parents, one University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information alumna is taking the family talents to country music’s most famous stage. Singer/songwriter Hannah Ellis, a 2012 integrated strategic communication (ISC) graduate, is making her debut tonight at the Grand Ole...
With the Grand Ole Opry about to mark a major milestone — its 5,000th Saturday night broadcast — organizers are adding some major talent to match. Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker and Trisha Yearwood will join the previously announced lineup at the end of next month. Set to broadcast...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Singer/songwriter Hannah Ellis, a 2012 integrated strategic communication (ISC) graduate, is making her debut tonight at the Grand Ole Opry. After turning her hobby into her career, this performance will mark a milestone for the rising star. “I’d been wanting to play the Opry for a really...
Eleven years ago today (Sept. 28, 2010) was a day of celebration for the city of Nashville, following several months of heartache: It was on that date that the Grand Ole Opry re-opened its doors, after being closed for repairs for five months due to damage from the devastating 2010 Nashville flood.
Grand Ole Opry members Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker, and Trisha Yearwood will join the previously-announced line-up for the historic 5,000th Saturday night broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry. The longest-running radio show in the world is broadcast on its flagship 650 AM-WSM, which began to air the formative...
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Platinum-selling StowTown recording artist David Phelps marked another milestone in an acclaimed career with his recent debut on the iconic Grand Ole Opry. The award-winning vocalist received a standing ovation at the close of his set, which included “Hello Beautiful,” the debut single from his latest release, GameChanger; the bluegrass-tinged “Come To Jesus”; and the concert favorite “No More Night.”
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and Darius Rucker Announced for Grand Ole Opry’s 5000th Saturday Night Show
On October 30th, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, and Darius Rucker will get on stage to celebrate 5,000 Saturday nights with Grand Ole Opry’s Saturday night Nashville radio program. In a Twitter post on Monday, The Opry announced that the singers will be joining its star-studded lineup. Chris Young, Connie Smith,...
A young violinist from Henry is set to make her Northwest Tennessee concert debut. Iris Shepherd, 16, will perform a show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Blankenship Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building of the University of Tennessee at Martin. The concert will have free admission.
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Darius Rucker, & More To Play Historic Grand Ole Opry 5,000th Saturday Night
The Grand Ole Opry, the world’s longest-running radio show, is gearing up for their 5,000th career Saturday night broadcast, and naturally, they have bring a little something extra. Announced today, the show will feature Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker, and Trisha Yearwood, as well as Bill Anderson, Terri Clark,...
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - OCTOBER 22: Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban of The Oak Ridge Boys perform at the Grand Ole Opry House on October 22, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker and Trisha Yearwood have joined...
Loretta Lynn Beautifully Reflects on 59th Anniversary of Becoming a Grand Ole Opry Member: ‘Can’t Believe It’
On Saturday (September 25th), country singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn took to Twitter to beautifully reflect on the 59th anniversary of becoming a Grand Ole Opry member. “One of the happiest moments of my career was the day I became a member of the @opry,” Loretta Lynn tweets. “Nobody knows how much I love it. It is country music! I can’t believe it was 59 years ago!”
Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker & Trisha Yearwood added to Grand Ole Opry 5,000th Saturday night broadcast lineup on Oct. 30
Country music stars join previously announced performers Bill Anderson, Terri Clark, Vince Gill, Chris Janson, Jeannie Seely, Connie Smith, The Gatlin Brothers & Chris Young. √ Show to be broadcast live on Circle Network; tickets available at opry.com. The Grand Ole Opry, the world’s longest-running radio show, announced Grand Ole...
Grand Ole Opry members Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker and Trisha Yearwood will join the star-studded lineup for the Opry's historic 5,000th Saturday night broadcast in Nashville on October 30th. They join previously announced performers Chris Young, Terri Clark, Vince Gill, Chris Janson, Jeannie Seely, Connie Smith, The Gatlin Brothers and Bill Anderson.
Songwriter/producer busbee died from a form of brain cancer in 2019. He oversaw sessions by Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Lauren Alaina, and authored such titles as Hunter Hayes‘ “Storm Warning,” Lady A‘s “You Look Good” and Carly Pearce‘s “Every Little Thing.”. Dierks Bentley raised $335,000 for charity with his...