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Grand Ole Opry Stars Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill, Keith Urban and More to Align For a Full Week of Two-show Nights

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Grand Ole Opry stars are aligning for a full week of two-show nights next month. The Opry fun is set to run on regular Opry show nights (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday) August 10 – 16.

Before kicking off the fall leg of her STORYTELLER TOUR – the biggest tour of her career- Opry member Carrie Underwood returns for both shows on August 10 and 12. Among others joining Underwood on the 10th are Kelsea Ballerini, Old Crow Medicine Show, Thompson Square, and Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers. Lauren Alaina and more will join Underwood for shows August 12. One of the Opry’s most beloved and awarded members, Vince Gill, celebrates his milestone 25th Anniversary as a member on August 13, bringing along family and close friends including Amy Grant, Rodney Crowell, Patty Loveless, The Time Jumpers, Ashley Monroe, Andrea Zonn, Jenny Gill, Corinna Gill and more. Opry member Keith Urban takes a break from his “ripcord WORLD TOUR 2016” to play both shows on August 16 along with Lorrie Morgan, Del McCoury Band, and more.

Among other artists who are Opry Bound through the summer are Charles Esten, Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Charlie Daniels Band, Brothers Osborne, Oak Ridge Boys, Brandy Clark, Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Josh Turner, Dustin Lynch, and a host of others.

For more information on tickets and a complete listing of artists scheduled to play the Grand Ole Opry click HERE.

 

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Grand Ole Opry & Southwest Airlines Team Up for NYC Summer Music Series

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The Grand Ole Opry® and Southwest Airlines®, in partnership with BBR Music Group, are returning to the heart of New York City for a three-week series of free acoustic performances at the Southwest Porch at Bryant Park.

The Circle in the City summer series is set to feature three acts who have become Opry fan favorites: Parmalee, July 26th; Lindsay Ell, August 2nd; Thompson Square, August 9th. All shows will begin at 8:30 p.m. Each of the artists will travel to Manhattan with the Opry’s signature microphone stand and will continue the 90th anniversary year tradition of throwing down a replica of the famed circle of wood from center stage at the Opry House, a la an “Opry Circle Throwdown.” Fans can watch each of the shows live on the Opry’s Facebook page. New York’s NASH FM 94.7 will host the Bryant Park concerts. Each performance is open to the public, and seating will be based on a first-come first-served basis. Other guests will be invited to be a part of each performance in the park outside the perimeter of the Southwest Porch. Details will be available via social media and at opry.com. Ell and Thompson Square are set to follow their Tuesday night New York City performances with Wednesday night appearances at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Fan will be able to follow their journeys from New York to the Opry via social media and at opry.com/oprybound, where they can also win an OpryBound VIP package including airfare to Music City aboard Southwest Airlines, hotel accommodations, and Opry prizing.” target=”_blank”>The Grand Ole Opry® and Southwest Airlines®, in partnership with BBR Music Group, are returning to the heart of New York City for a three-week series of free acoustic performances at the Southwest Porch at Bryant Park.

The Circle in the City summer series is set to feature three acts who have become Opry fan favorites: Parmalee, July 26th; Lindsay Ell, August 2nd; Thompson Square, August 9th. All shows will begin at 8:30 p.m. Each of the artists will travel to Manhattan with the Opry’s signature microphone stand and will continue the 90th anniversary year tradition of throwing down a replica of the famed circle of wood from center stage at the Opry House, a la an “Opry Circle Throwdown.” Fans can watch each of the shows live on the Opry’s Facebook page.

New York’s NASH FM 94.7 will host the Bryant Park concerts. Each performance is open to the public, and seating will be based on a first-come first-served basis. Other guests will be invited to be a part of each performance in the park outside the perimeter of the Southwest Porch. Details will be available via social media and at opry.com.

Ell and Thompson Square are set to follow their Tuesday night New York City performances with Wednesday night appearances at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Fan will be able to follow their journeys from New York to the Opry via social media and at opry.com/oprybound, where they can also win an OpryBound VIP package including airfare to Music City aboard Southwest Airlines, hotel accommodations, and Opry prizing.

Chase Bryant and Grand Ole Opry Team Up With Chicago White Sox To Celebrate ‘Country Music Night’

(L to R): Dan Rogers, Opry; Lauren Zimmerman, Opry; Neda Tobin, Red Bow Records; Chase Bryant; Jeff Kapugi, US 99.5; Nick Hartley, Fitzgerald Hartley;  Heather Middleton, Nashville CVC; Pete Fisher, Opry;  Anthony Olivo, Chicago White Sox; Mike Kasper, US 99.5  Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson

(L to R): Dan Rogers, Opry; Lauren Zimmerman, Opry; Neda Tobin, Red Bow Records; Chase Bryant; Jeff Kapugi, US 99.5; Nick Hartley, Fitzgerald Hartley;
Heather Middleton, Nashville CVC; Pete Fisher, Opry;
Anthony Olivo, Chicago White Sox; Mike Kasper, US 99.5
Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson

Country hit-maker Chase Bryant brought his hits and his new single “Room To Breathe” along with the Grand Ole Opry’s signature microphone stand and a replica of the Opry’s six-foot circle of wood to “Country Music Night” at U.S. Cellular Field Friday night. Bryant performed an acoustic “Opry Circle Throwdown” before the game, threw the game’s ceremonial first pitch, hit the stands during the game to give away Opry and Nashville prizes to lucky fans, and introduced “Country Music Night’s” post-game fireworks. Earlier in the day, Bryant performed for fans at US99.5 studios in downtown Chicago.

Chase Bryant throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the Grand Ole Opry/Chicago White Sox "Country Music Night" Photo Credit: 2016 Ron Vesely/ Chicago White Sox

Chase Bryant throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the Grand Ole Opry/Chicago White Sox “Country Music Night”
Photo Credit: 2016 Ron Vesely/Chicago White Sox

Grand Ole Opry To Celebrate America’s Birthday with Free All-American Plaza Parties

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The show that made country music famous is set to kick off July and America’s birthday weekend with free All-American Plaza Parties and Opry favorites on its world-famous stage Fri., July 1 and Sat., July 2. The music begins at 5 p.m. and is set to salute American Icons including Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton, among other favorites as performed by 50 Shades Of Hay on Friday and Shelley Skidmore & Greg Bates on Saturday.

The weekend’s Opry line-up includes Vince Gill, Connie Smith, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Ricky Skaggs, Love and Theft, and more. Visit opry.com for nightly Opry artist line-ups and a schedule of Plaza Party schedule including food truck and bar service.

The Opry’s summer schedule will be in full swing throughout July, with Opry House Backstage Tours running seven days a week along with Opry performances each Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday night. Among those appearing later in the month include Steve Wariner (July 5); Chris Janson, The Grascals (July 6); Josh Turner, Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis, Clare Bowen, Craig Morgan (July 8); Cam, Justin Moore (July 12); Roy Clark, Craig Campbell (July 15); Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery, Del McCoury Band (July 19 & 20); Charlie Daniels Band, Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Brothers Osborne (July 26) Oak Ridge Boys, Eric Paslay, Dailey & Vincent (July 27).

Tickets and packages are available at 800-SEE-OPRY and on the “Plan A Trip” page at opry.com.

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