Actors Jonathan Jackson, Lennon and Maisy Stella, and Hayden Panettiere made their Grand Ole Opry® debuts this past Sat., Dec. 15 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Jackson, who portrays Avery Barkley on the new hit ABC series “Nashville,” sang “The Coming Dawn” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” The Stellas, who portray Maddie and Daphne Conrad (daughters of characters Rayna James and Teddy Conrad), performed “Christmas Coming Home” and “I Won’t Give Up.” Charles Esten, Deacon Claybourne on “Nashville”, made his second Opry appearance, singing “One More Time.” To the crowd’s delight, Esten was also joined by Hayden Panettiere,“Nashville’s” Juliette Barnes, for her Opry debut and their duet “Undermine.”
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Among those coming to the Opry this weekend are The Band Perry, Vince Gill, and Ricky Skaggs. Among those coming in January are Rodney Atkins, Thompson Square, Hunter Hayes, and Oak Ridge Boys. The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or
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