The show that made country music famous features a dynamic line-up of new stars, superstars, and legends of country music in each performance. Unlike a typical concert, the Grand Ole Opry presents eight or more artists on each show, giving ...

Do you still recall when the Grand Ole Opry had to forcefully close due to a natural disaster? It was around May 1 and 2, 2010, when an outpour of over 13 inches of rainfall flooded the quiet streets of ...

www.youtube.com Jeannie Seely’s Childhood Marilyn Jeanne Seely is a well-known country musician who began her career in the mid 60’s. Jeannie was born on July 6, 1940, at Titusville, Pennsylvania. Her parents have a large impact on her interest in music. Her ...

All country music and food lovers will most definitely unite thanks to the opening of a brand new restaurant in New York City that’s got a wonderful twist. New York City’s spinoff of the prestigious country music icon in Nashville, ...

The heartbreaking news of Troy Gentry’s sudden and catastrophic death is still fresh in the hearts and minds of all the people dear to the late 50-year-old country singer. Gentry, unfortunately, got entangled in a devastating helicopter crash that ended ...

Most, if not all, of the artists in the country music industry, aim to perform at the famed Grand Ole Opry, more so to become part of it. The talented country vocal trio Rascal Flatts is not an exemption. They ...

Born Loretta Lynn Morgan, Lorrie Morgan debuted in the country music scene in 1972. Her first big break as a recording artist was way back in 1989 when she released her single, Trainwreck of Emotion. Also among the most memorable ...

Chris Young was definitely not expecting a surprise—especially one that involved an invitation to the Grand Ole Opry. On August 29, Chris Young shared a big, and memorable night with his fans as he closed the Opry performance that Tuesday ...

It has been 58 years since the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” Loretta Lynn became a member of the Grand Ole Opry, but she can still clearly remember her very first performance on the prestigious stage. In an interview with Nashville’s Tennessean, ...

Reba McEntire | Photo Credits: themusicuniverse.com It is fully remembered that 41 years ago today, September 17, 1977, Reba McEntire marked her first Grand Ole Opry appearance. A day that she will definitely never forget, it was fulfilling a dream that ...

George Jones Photo Credit: https://www.allmusic.com Are you struggling right now in life? Are your troubles too heavy to carry that it makes you tired and want to give up? Folks, we do not have to give up, we are not ...

It’s on! Nothing’s going to stop the 95-year streak Saturday night broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry! For its 4,941st week broadcast bound on September 5, it seems like they packed in a huge surprise. The show will be led ...

Country singer, and now officially the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry, Kelsea Ballerini has been inducted into the prestigious country music stage concert. via the Grand Ole Opry Fellow country powerhouse Carrie Underwood gave her the award and ...

On Sunday night, Vince Gill and the Eagles rocked the Grand Ole Opry with another sizzling hot collaborative performance. During a very special and exclusive invitation-only event for the subscribers of Sirius XM, country music’s longest-running live radio show, rocky ...

Joe Diffie has always been a staple in the country singer/songwriter roster. He was a hitmaker in the ’90s. He had hits such as “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die), “Home,” and “John Deere Green.” And on ...

There is no denying that Alan Jackson is one of the few stars now who stay true to the real country music sound. Hence, he is one of the most beloved country music artists of all time. Many fans love ...

Luke Combs is now officially part of one of the most prestigious families in country music: The Grand Ole Opry. via MUSIC ROW Luke Combs’ Warm Welcome Before the ceremonies began, Combs recounted that he had absolutely no idea that ...

DeFord Bailey / www.defordbailey.com Dubbed as “The Harmonica Wizard,” DeFord Bailey was one of the most influential harmonica players in the first half of the 19th century. Also, he was one of the Grand Ole Opry’s most popular early performers, ...

https://youtu.be/Bx1cpO9NYWM On September 22, “The Queen of Country Music,”  Reba McEntire, celebrated the 40th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry debut. Back in 1977, another country queen, Dolly Parton, surprised her and  40 years after, she did it again. History ...

The country music industry lost the legendary Mel Tillis On November 19, last year. He was known as the singer of the hits like “Coca-Cola Cowboy,” “Good Woman Blues,” and “Send Me Down to Tucson” among many others. Tillis was ...

Kacey Musgraves recently won the CMA’s Album of the Year. It came as a surprise to everyone including Kacey Musgraves. We think she really deserves to bring home the prize. Kacey’s album, Golden Hour, is a blend of her country ...

Clare Bowen, 33,  is the Australia-born actress and singer who is the star of the hit US drama Nashville. She rocked quirky feathers in her hair as she joined co-star Charles Esten on stage at the country music Mecca the ...

On October 4, the country has found itself in the middle of controversy. Many athletes and other Americans were seen on the news because of a protest about something they didn’t like. The protesters knelt during the national anthem. On ...

In 2017, Reba McEntire celebrated her 40th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. McEntire performed her 1993 single “Does He Love You.” She is seen wearing an all-black outfit that glitters. In a few minutes, McEntire was ...

The members of Lady A – Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, and Hillary Scott – got the surprise of their lives when their longtime friend and fellow artist Darius Rucker invited them to join the Grand Ole Opry. Plus, it was ...

If you regularly tune in to WSM radio, you probably have heard of Eddie Stubbs. Stubbs has been a part of WSM and has also been the third longest-tenured host of the Grand Ole Opry. But on Tuesday, July 21, ...

Before Kenny Rogers’ name was associated to the legendary Dolly Parton, many people who do not go as far as 1960’s would never know that like any struggling or beginning artist that wanted to breakout the glitz and glamour of ...

A lot of people have questioned whether Randy Travis could still go back to singing. Well, worry not because the country legend is doing better after stroke. The Grand Ole Opry‘s official YouTube account finally posted the emotional video of ...

On Tuesday, the 5th of March, Little Big Town surprised the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. Ballerini’s Invite to the Opry Kelsea Ballerini was invited into the institution during her appearance that evening on the iconic stage when ...

Becoming one of the Grand Ole Opry Members and joining the most illustrious family in all country music is considered a crowning achievement – after all, it is the home and birthplace of rockabilly and honky-tonk. The longest-running live radio ...

Goin’ home is the best feeling in the world especially if you have been away for a long time. Initially, the first thing that you will do is to hug your loved ones and spend time with them. Just like ...

Tenille Arts was born and raised in the small Canadian town of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Her greatest dream is to perform in front of a large audience. At first, a neighbor overheard her singing a Shania Twain’s song in her back ...

Good news, country fans! The prestigious stage of Grand Ole Opry will be celebrating Dolly Week for the singer’s 50th Anniversary as a member. Mark your calendars and make sure to catch all the performances from October 8 to October ...

Darius Rucker was the lead singer of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish before he came into the country music scene. This was back in 1986 and he formed with the band at the University of South Carolina along ...

CJ Solar definitely has his unique sound fostered from the contemporary country and Southern-influenced rock. Exciting things are coming his way as he has been invited to debut at the Grand Ole Opry! via CJ Solar’s Official Twitter Page CJ ...

Singer-songwriter, Ana Cristina Cash will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Ryman Auditorium. In honor of this prestigious appearance, Mayor Jamie Clary of Hendersonville, Tennessee, has also declared Nov. 9, 2019 “Ana Cristina Cash ...

https://youtu.be/-OZg1dTJin0 Uncle Dave “The Dixie Dewdrop,” Uncle Dave Mason, is David Harrison Macon real life.  He is not only known as a talented banjo player but also a singer, songwriter, and comedian. He is renowned for his chin whiskers, plug ...

Legendary chart-topping country singer, Jan Howard died on Saturday in Gallatin, Tennessee at age 91. Being a 49-year member of the Grand Ole Opry, she was known as one of “The Grand Ladies of the Grand Ole Opry”. “Jan Howard ...

Ricky Skaggs was joined by the Swon Brothers on stage during a Grand Ole Opry show on May 18, 2018. Together, they performed a Skaggs song “Crying My Heart Out Over You.” It was a beautiful performance as you can feel ...

There are many versions of Don Williams‘ song “Amanda.” One of the greatest of which was that of Waylon Jennings. Since then, not many artists covered the song as well as Don Williams, and Waylon Jennings did. However, in 2013, Chris Stapleton ...

A Look-Back Garth Brooks made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry on June 24, 1989. Back then, he was twenty-seven years old and he had epic entrance. It was also just two months after his first album was ...

The glacial delay in choosing Gene Watson as a member of the Grand Ole Opry has definitely been one of the most significant cultural oversights of our time. This Friday (Feb. 7), however, it will be remedied when the caramel-voiced ...

Dolly: My Opry Memories is opening at the Grand Ole Opry! Dolly Parton is celebrating her golden anniversary, a whopping 50 years, as a member of the Grand Ole Opry this 2019. In honor of this prestigious moment, the Opry ...

Controversy is the nemesis of stardom even as early as 1950s and Hank Williams was not an exception when the famed Grand Ole Opry decided to fire Hank Williams from its roster of inducted country artists on August 11 1952. ...

Trisha Yearwood took the Grand Ole Opry stage on the 12th of March to celebrate 20 years as a member of the prestigious Grand Ole Opry. via Trisha Yearwood’s Official Facebook Page She was joined by a few of her ...

Carrie Underwood, Travis Tritt, Chris Janson, and more stars band together as the CMA fest officially begins on the 6th of June at the Grand Ole Opry. via Chris Hollo/Grand Ole Opry Carrie Underwood and More Starks Kicks Off The ...

She is famously known as Lorrie Morgan, a country music singer and the daughter of the legendary, George Thomas Morgan. At age thirteen, she started performing publicly with her father and took the stage at the Grand Ole Opry. She ...

Vince Gill together with Little Big Town performs “Why Me Lord” at the Grand Ole Opry. |Photo Credits: axs.com “Why Me, Lord” was a massive hit for Kris Kristofferson, a song that boosted his career especially in the 1970’s. His other ...

On Tuesday, October 24, The Grand Ole Opry embarks on a very important battle with some of country music’s brightest female stars. As the 9th annual Opry Goes Pink is nearing, country singers and The Grand Ole Opry begin to ...

On Sunday, November 19, 2017, country music bid farewell to one of its most prized artists, Mel Tillis. Mel Tillis battled intestinal issues that followed his colon surgery in 2016 but ultimately succumbed to respiratory failure. Prior to his sudden ...

Scotty McCreery, Season 10 winner of the American Idol, performed at the Grand Ole Opry. With a deep voice and the classic country spirit, it is no wonder that a lot of the country fans love him. Being an Elvis ...

Jan Howard is absolutely an American treasure in the country music world. She was one of the hottest female vocalists in country music and named as The Classiest Lady in Country Music. She was not only a successful recording star ...

Chris Young, a former winner of Nashville Star, performed “Don’t Close Your Eyes.” He used Keith Whitley’s original guitar, the singer performed with a lot of ease even with the presence of the Grand Ole Opry audience. via Chris Young’s Official ...

Keith Urban rarely performs at the Grand Ole Opry because of his busy schedule on his tours. On the rare occasion that he performs at the prestigious stage, he makes sure he will give it his all. On the Opry ...

Grand Ole Opry photo from a 1944 advertisement (image from wikimedia.org) The Opry Membership There’s no magic formula nor secret code that grants access to one of the most sought-after invitations in the world of country music. Grand Ole Opry ...

Josh Turner‘s grandma, Lois Cunningham, proved that music is in their blood. With her performance back in February 2016, the people of the Grand Ole Opry gave her a standing ovation. And rightfully so, because her piano piece of the ...

Here comes one of the greatest comebacks we’ve all been waiting for! A comeback of a Live audience and a two-man stage at the roots of the Grand Ole Opry as they continue their almost 10-decade streak of continuous weekend ...

Dolly Parton is one of the most influential female artists of all time. She has been empowering women all over the world through her music and films. Her song, “9 to 5” in particular, was a soundtrack in her movie in the ...

Good country music is listening to Marty Robbins singing his classic songs. He may be known for his signature song “El Paso.” However, Robbins had many other songs that are as great as his popular songs. Let’s take a look ...

The life and iconic career of The King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley remains a significant influence in the music and entertainment industry. Merely two years after his untimely passing in 1977, the celebrated director John Carpenter released Elvis, ...