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Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris & Grand Ole Opry to be Honored

Vince Gill, Emmylou HarrisNashville, TN -- The National Music Council will bring its annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee, for a second year in a row on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The highly prestigious Eagle Awards are presented each year in national celebration of an individual’s or an organization’s long term contribution to America’s musical culture and heritage. This year, music legends Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill will be honored, along with the iconic Grand Ole Opry.

Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers Return to the Grand Ole Opry

Joe Mullins & The Radio RamblersJoe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers will return to the Grand Ole Opry this weekend for TWO performances! Due to high demand, The Grand Ole Opry has added a second show to the Saturday, April 2nd lineup with ticketed performances at 7:00pm and 9:30pm CT. The band will perform select cuts from their soon-to-be-released album for Rebel Records, Sacred Memories, including their hit single, "All Dressed Up." JMRR are schedule to perform during the 7:30 and 10:00pm segments.

Dailey & Vincent Celebrate 90th Grand Ole Opry Performance

Dailey & Vincent with Dierks BentleyNashville, TN -- Last week was a special evening as the "Rockstars of Bluegrass" (dubbed by CMT), Dailey & Vincent, as they celebrated their 90th performance at The Grand Ole Opry during the Opry’s 90th Birthday Celebration. In light of such milestones, Dailey & Vincent took the stage with Country music mainstay Dierks Bentley, who was celebrating his 10th anniversary as an Opry member. They shared their love for Bluegrass with a collaborative performance of "Rovin' Gambler."

Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers - Ain't Love Grand

Joe Mullins & the Radio RamblersAward-winning bluegrass group Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers’ next appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage will be this Valentine's Saturday night, February 14th. Immediately following the Opry, Joe and the Radio Ramblers will participate in an In-Store Appearance where they will sign copies of their latest CD, Another Day From Life, in the Opry Shop. For tickets visit www.opry.com or call the Opry box office at 1-800-SEE OPRY.

Bluegrass Legend Jesse McReynolds Celebrates His 85th Birthday

Jesse McReynoldsNashville, TN -- “I’m here as a friend and a fan,” Grand Ole Opry star Jan Howard declared to a crowd of Jesse McReynolds’ closest friends and family on July 13th, 2014, in Gallatin, Tennessee. It was a lively gathering on a sunny Sunday at Jesse’s farm, the Pick Inn, to celebrate his 85th birthday and there was no shortage of tributes from Jesse’s colleagues, neighbors and friends. Nine of Nashville’s finest, Homer Bradley (the unofficial “Mayor of Cairo”), WSM announcer Eddie Stubbs, fiddle-player Jim Buchanan, Opry stars Jeannie Seely and Jan Howard, Carl Jackson, banjo-player Mike Scott, Larry Stephenson and Sam Bush, roasted McReynolds who was praised for his sense of humor, his mentorship of other artists, his contributions to bluegrass music and, most of all, his sincere and kind personality. “He was just what I wanted him to be,” said Stubbs of his first meeting with Jesse, “we learned so much just by observing these people…they set the bar really high.” Jeannie Seely echoed that sentiment telling the party, “he always kicks things up just a little notch.”

Jesse McReynolds Celebrates 50 Years As Grand Ole Opry Member

Jim & Jesse Radio ShowsNashville, TN -- Inducted in 1964, Bluegrass legends Jim & Jesse are celebrating 50 Years as members of the Grand Ole Opry this year. On March 1st the Grand Ole Opry® will honor Jesse McReyonlds as he celebrates his 50th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry®. The success of their 60’s radio shows prompted Martha White Flour to bring them to Nashville to star on their early morning show on WSM. In 1964 a life time dream came true for Jim & Jesse when they became regular members of the Grand Ole Opry®.

Della Mae to Make Grand Ole Opry Debut Dec 10th

Della MaeThe International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA) Emerging Artist of the Year, Della Mae, is all excited that the group will be making their Grand Ole Opry debut in just a week. The band says, "We couldn't be more proud. We'll be playing alongside Martina McBride, the Rascal Flatts, and more. It's a bluegrass miracle! Stream audio at WSM Radio - www.wsm.com, or download the Grand Ole Opry app. This will be our final show of the year, and what a way to top off an incredible year. Thanks to all of you for the continued support."

Catch The Grascals on TV Today!

The GrascalsNashville, TN --- Bluegrass fans have two opportunities to enjoy the Grascals on Saturday, 11/30. Four-time IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, Kristin Scott Benson, will join interviewer Steve Martin on his Unreal Bluegrass radio show in the 3 PM ET hour. Sonny Osborne will also join the conversation. Fans can listen in on the website at www.unrealbluegrass.com. The site includes many archived interviews with other great artists as well.

Bobby Osborne “Celebration Tour” for 50 Year Member of the Grand Ole Opry

Bobby Osborne 50 Year Celebration TourNashville, TN (November 26th, 2013) - Bobby Osborne, two time member of the IBMA Hall of Fame, will be going on tour in 2014 in celebration of his 50th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry®. “The Opry has been such a big part of my life. It didn’t seem right to let the year go by without doing something special for it. I know the rest of the guys in the band are excited to be a part of it as well.” “Celebration Tour” will begin on December 7th, 2013 on Bobby’s birthday in Clay City, Kentucky at Meadowgreen Park and continue through 2014.

The Roys Make Grand Ole Opry Debut Tonight, November 1st

The RoysNashville, TN -- Bluegrass brother/sister duo The Roys will make their Grand Ole Opry debut tonight, November 1, when they join Little Big Town, Josh Turner, The Marshall Tucker Band, Chris Janson, Sara Haze, Jeannie Seely, Jesse McReynolds, Jim Lauderdale and others for the Opry At The Ryman show. The Roys will appear on the 7:00 p.m. segment. More information can be found at www.opry.com. Out-of-area fans can enjoy the show via live broadcast at http://www.wsmonline.com/.

The Grascals on the Grand Ole Opry This Week, New Album

The GrascalsNashville, TN -- One of the most awarded bands in Bluegrass, The Grascals, will appear on the world famous Grand Ole Opry Saturday, November 2, when they join Terri Clark, Deana Carter, John Conlee, Jeannie Seely and others for the Opry At The Ryman show. The Grascals will appear on the 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. segments of the show. More information can be found at www.opry.com. Out-of-area fans can enjoy the show via live broadcast at www.wsmonline.com.

Grand Ole Opry To Celebrate Its 88th Birthday October 4 & 5

Grand Ole Opry 88th Birthday BashThe Grand Ole Opry® presented by Humana® is set to celebrate its 88th birthday on Oct. 4 & 5 with three weekend Opry shows in which country favorites will share the stage with the Opry’s birthday cake, plus a concert by Opry member Steve Wariner, backstage tours, free music in the Opry Plaza, and more.

Opry Country Classics Kicks Off Oct 3

Opry Country ClassicsThe songs country music fans love the most are set to be showcased on stage at the historic Ryman Auditorium as Opry Country Classics returns each Thursday for a five-week run beginning October 3. Each Opry Country Classics show is set to feature a Spotlight Artist performing several of his or her biggest hits.

Old Crow Medicine Show Inducted Into Grand Ole Opry

Old Crow Medicine Show to Grand Ole OpryNashville, TN -- /Opry.com/ Popular modern-day string band Old Crow Medicine Show was formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry by Opry members Dierks Bentley and Marty Stuart. Among the award-winning group’s first performances in Nashville were on the sidewalks outside the Opry House in Summer 2000, playing for fans entering and exiting Opry performances. The band graduated to the Opry stage for its official Opry debut on January 13, 2001, quickly became a fan favorite during dozens of Opry performances since, and was invited by Stuart to join the Opry on August 16 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Randy Barnes Joins Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers

Randy BarnesXenia, OH -- The International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA) reigning Emerging Artist of Year, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers will be making their encore appearance in Nashville, TN when they visit two historic music landmarks on Saturday, September 7th — the Grand Ole Opry and the Station Inn. Making his first appearance with the band will be their newest addition to the band, bass player Randy Barnes.

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