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Rascal Flatts and Sara Evans to Be Showcased on “MDA Show of Strength Telethon”

©2014 Grand Ole Opry / Photos By: Chris Hollo

©2014 Grand Ole Opry / Photos By: Chris Hollo

The Grand Ole Opry is set to be showcased this weekend when the MDA Show of Strength Telethon airs Opry performances by Opry members Rascal Flatts (“My Wish”) and RCA recording artist Sara Evans (“A Little Bit Stronger”).  The long-standing Labor Day Weekend telethon, which helps provide life-enhancing support and services for the families it serves, will air on Sun., Aug. 31, at 9/8 EST/CT on the ABC Television Network.

Past Opry performances on the telethon have included Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride and Darius Rucker, among others.

Sam Hunt Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Chris Hollo for the Grand Ole Opry

Chris Hollo for the Grand Ole Opry

MCA Nashville’s Sam Hunt made his Grand Ole Opry debut this week joining Carrie Underwood, Craig Morgan, Trace Adkins and more on country’s most famous stage.

Eager to hit the stage, Hunt shared,

“This is such an unbelievable experience.  I’m so excited and nervous and just happy my family was able to come up for this!”

In addition to his Opry debut, Hunt’s “Leave the Night On” continues to climb up country radio’s Top 20 while his four-song album preview, X2C, landed at No. 5 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.

X2C includes “Leave the Night On” plus three more songs off Hunt’s upcoming major label debut album, MONTEVALLO, available Oct. 27.

For more information on Sam Hunt, visit www.SamHunt.com.

The Band Perry Featured on Opry Hitmakers!

the band perry

The Band Perry is featured on Opry Hitmakers this month. Fans can enjoy exclusive performances and interviews LIVE from behind Nashville’s most legendary stage.

Big Stars to Perform as a Second Show Added to Opry Line-Up for August 19

©2014 Grand Ole Opry / Photos By: Chris Hollo

©2014 Grand Ole Opry / Photos By: Chris Hollo

The Grand Ole Opry has added a second show to the Tuesday Night Opry on August 19 as Opry member Carrie Underwood returns to the Opry stage just three weeks after two sold-out performances in late July.  The shows will also feature performances by fellow Opry members Trace Adkins, Del McCoury Band, Craig Morgan, and more as well as Mark Chesnutt, Joel Crouse, and others. Making his Opry debut will be MCA’s Sam Hunt, who, going into his fall tour with CMT On Tour, has the highest debuting new artist single in the history of Country Aircheck with his Top 25 and climbing “Leave the Night On” off his four-song album preview X2C (available digitally Aug. 12) and full album due out Oct. 27.

Crouse will sign copies of his debut CD, Even The River Runs, in The Opry Shop before the shows from 5:30-6:30p.m.

 

Grand Ole Opry and Chicago White Sox to Celebrate Country Music Night

Easton Corbin

The Chicago White Sox are serving up some Grand Ole Opry with its baseball as the team hosts “Country Music Night,” presented by Pepsi on Friday, August 15 during a 7:10 p.m. home game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The White Sox will be celebrating country music throughout the game in partnership with Chicago’s most listened to country station, US 99.5. Mercury Records recording artist and frequent Opry guest Easton Corbin will take the field for a pre-game acoustic performance behind the Opry’s signature microphone stand. Game activities will include multiple other artist performances and country music giveaways, as well as a post-game fireworks show to be synchronized with country hits.

Game tickets are specially priced for country music fans along with their family and friends, with lower level tickets starting as low as $10.  Fans interested in purchasing tickets should visit www.whitesox.com/country  and enter the promo code CMN or call (866)-SOX-GAME.

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