The Grand Ole Opry has added a second Saturday, March 26 show to its star-packed spring line-up, as living legend and Opry member Loretta Lynn returns to country music’s most famous stage. Lynn’s first studio album in 12 years, Full Circle, is out this week. Also scheduled to appear March 26 are Cole Swindell, Parker Millsap, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, and more.
In celebration of Swindell’s Opry return, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation is offering fans the chance to win a trip to Music City for the March 26 weekend via a #YOUSHOULDBEHERE AT THE OPRY SWEEPSTAKES. Details are available at visitmusiccity.com. The Opry is also providing its own winning opportunity with a SPRING BREAK IN NASHVILLE SWEEPSTAKES at opry.com. One winner and a guest will win tickets to see Eric Church and more at the Opry April 9, accommodations at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, and more.
Rising newcomers Chris Janson, Lindsay Ell, and Mo Pitney are all scheduled for spring Opry appearances in support of the Opry’s artist discovery series, Opry 9.0: Discoveries From The Circle, Vol II. Janson and Ell are scheduled to appear on March 8, the project’s release date, while Ell and Pitney are scheduled for March 25.
Among others coming to the Opry this spring are Dierks Bentley, Oak Ridge Boys, Rascal Flatts, Charles Kelley, Scotty McCreery, Eric Paslay, David Nail, Charles Esten, Ricky Skaggs, Craig Morgan, Terri Clark, Brothers Osborne, Montgomery Gentry, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, Bill Anderson, and many more.
Opry Country Classics hosted by Larry Gatlin returns to the Ryman Auditorium Thursday, March 24 and runs each Thursday through May 26. Among the show’s spring Spotlight Artists are Morgan, Charlie Daniels Band, and Oak Ridge Boys.