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Grand Ole Opry Throws the Grandest of 90th Birthday Parties

©2015 Grand Ole Opry   Photo By: Chris Hollo / Rachael Black

©2015 Grand Ole Opry
Photo By: Chris Hollo / Rachael Black

The Grand Ole Opry presented by Humana celebrated its 90th birthday this weekend with superstar performances throughout four Opry shows, free Opry Plaza Birthday Parties, and more. Weekend performers rounded out each show by singing “Happy Birthday” alongside a larger-than-life Opry 90th birthday cake accompanied by sold-out audiences.

After a surprise on-stage collaboration between The Oak Ridge Boys and Little Big Town on the Oaks’ classic “Elvira” Friday night, both groups were presented Opry member 90th anniversary member gifts by Opry Vice President and General Manager Pete Fisher. “For 90 years, Opry members have been the heart and soul of the show that made country music famous,” Fisher said. “Moments like these connecting generations of great country artists are what the Grand Ole Opry is all about.” The gifts to be presented to all members over the next few months are replicas of new backstage artwork unveiled Friday night in honor of the Opry’s membership.

©2015 Grand Ole Opry   Photo By: Chris Hollo / Rachael Black

©2015 Grand Ole Opry
Photo By: Chris Hollo / Rachael Black

On Saturday, one of America’s most trusted and beloved journalists and long-time country music and Grand Ole Opry fan Robin Roberts trekked to Nashville for the 90th anniversary celebration. The Good Morning America anchor introduced superstar and Grand Ole Opry member Carrie Underwood, who celebrated alongside a bevy of Opry members including The Oak Ridge Boys, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Trace Adkins, and more.

Throughout the weekend, fans packed the Opry Plaza for free performances including an Opry salute by stars of ABC’s NASHVILLE—Charles Esten, Sam Palladio, Chris Carmack, and Aubrey Peeples.

The Opry’s 90th Anniversary celebration continues Tuesday, October 6 with appearances by Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Marty Stuart, and more as well as upcoming appearances by Kelsea Ballerini, Easton Corbin, Charlie Daniels Band, Loretta Lynn, Alison Krauss, Rascal Flatts, and many others.

Rascal Flatts to Perform on The TODAY Show – DVR ALERT

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Rascal Flatts fans get those DVR’s set up to record Rascal Flatts on the Today Show on Friday, October 9th!

Rascal Flatts Reveal “I Like The Sound Of That” As New Single!

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Rascal Flatts revealed today that “I Like The Sound Of That” will be the fourth single taken from their current album Rewind (Big Machine Records), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, making them one of only four acts during the SoundScan era to have eight consecutive studio albums debut in the top spot. Co-written by Jesse Frasure, Shay Mooney and Megan Trainor the smooth, catchy track allows Rascal Flatts’ “pretty harmonies” (Billboard) to take center stage. The feel-good fall anthem ships to country radio today.

“’I Like The Sound Of That’ is one of the most fun tracks that I had the opportunity to work on for this record,” said Jay DeMarcus. “The melody is so infectious, the lyrics are fresh and we’re absolutely thrilled that it’s our new single and we can’t wait for people to hear this!”

Currently out on the road impacting major cities with their headlining RIOT TOUR 2015, Rascal Flatts are one of the hottest-selling acts on tour in any genre, having sold over 8.6 million concert tickets. Guests Scotty McCreery and RaeLynn join the trio’s “custom-built show that highlights the group’s hits and harmonies” (Rolling Stone.) To date Rascal Flatts have scored 15 No. One songs, sold over 22.8 million albums and over 29 million digital downloads. For more information visit:

Rascal Flatts Stolen Guitar Has Been Recovered

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Authorities say they have recovered a custom guitar that was stolen from Rascal Flatts during a concert in Oregon over the weekend.

The band was performing at the Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville, OR on Friday night when the $2,000 instrument went missing backstage.

Sheriff’s detectives who were working at the festival and said they were able to identify the suspects as a 19-year-old man fand a 17-year-old girl, both of whom attended the show. The Sheriff’s office said a detective met the man on Sunday and took possession of the guitar, which appeared undamaged.

The suspects were reportedly cooperative when interviewed by investigators. Representatives of the band requested that authorities not pursue criminal charges if the instrument was returned intact.

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