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Grand Ole Opry To Head Downtown For CMA Music Fest Fun


Country music’s most famous show will head into the middle of it all during CMA Music Fest week with artist signings, a benefit auction, an Opry performance, and more, all in the heart of downtown Nashville.     Click read more to find out who will be at the Opry Originals signings, what’s up for auction and where you can find them in the CMA Close-Up Stage in Fan Fair X.

Opry Originals Signings

Opry Originals on the corner of 3rd Ave. and Broadway is set to host country favorites for artist signings and Opry backpack giveaways throughout the week.

Wednesday, June 4
12:00pm – 1:00pm       Montgomery Gentry   Signing Greatest Hits and Opry induction Hatch Show Print
1:30pm – 2:30pm        Josh Thompson           Signing Turn It Up
3:00pm – 4:00pm        Scotty McCreery          Signing See You Tonight

Thursday, June 5
11:30am – 12:30pm    Love and Theft            Signing self-titled CD
2:00pm – 3:00pm         Josh Turner                Signing his new book Man Stuff

Friday, June 6
11:30am – 12:30pm     Craig Morgan              Signing The Journey (Livin’ Hits)
2:00pm – 3:00pm         Little Big Town            Signing Tornado
3:30pm – 4:30pm        Dustin Lynch               Signing self-titled CD

Saturday, June 7
3:30pm – 4:30pm         Lauren Alaina             Signing Wildflower

Opry Originals signings require vouchers. A limited number of vouchers will be distributed to purchasers of the artists’ designated CD or book at Opry Originals. Fans should visit Opry Originals or for details regarding when vouchers for each signing will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

6th Annual Guitars of the Stars Auction / The Buckle Stage

Thursday, June 5, 4:00 p.m.
Mercury Nashville recording artist Scotty McCreery is scheduled to join as guest host with Bill Cody and perform as fans bid on one-of-a-kind guitars inspired and autographed by some of their favorite artists including The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Jimmy Dickens, Florida Georgia Line, Vince Gill, Hunter Hayes, Martina McBride, McCreery, the men of Nashville, Reba, Carrie Underwood,  and Chris Young. All proceeds benefit the Opry Trust Fund.

BACKSTAGE At The Grand Ole Opry / CMA Close-Up Stage in Fan Fair X

Friday, June 6, 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Co-authors of the book BACKSTAGE At The Grand Ole Opry Dan Rogers and Brenda Colladay take fans on a virtual backstage tour of the Opry, sharing exclusive photographs and stories found in the new release. The presentation will be followed by a book signing at the Opry Originals booth inside Fan Fair X.

City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game — Saturday, June 7, 9:00am
The Grand Ole Opry takes on iHeart Radio in a friendly softball competition raising funds for City of Hope.

Opry at the Ryman Matinee – Saturday, June 7, 3:00pm
A special performance of the Opry at its most famous former home, the Ryman Auditorium, just steps away from all the action at CMA Music Festival.

The Opry’s Music Fest fun is set to kick off Tuesday, June 3 with two Opry performances featuring Trace Adkins, Bill Anderson, Terri Clark (10th Opry Anniversary), Jennifer Nettles, Oak Ridge Boys, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood, and more as well as an Opry Plaza Party presented by Humana featuring Charlie Worsham and Chris Janson. Information and updates on all activities are available at 800-SEE-OPRY and

About the Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®.  Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year.  To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or visit The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn.  Celebrating 89 years of entertainment, the Opry can be heard on 650 WSM-AM, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and The syndicated weekly program, America’s Opry Weekend, airs on country radio stations across America. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP).  For more information, visit


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One Response to “Grand Ole Opry To Head Downtown For CMA Music Fest Fun”

  1. Lannie Bittinger says:

    How do I get tickets for the Wed. June 4th autograph signings.


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