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Vince Gill Celebrates 20 Years with The Grand Ole Opry

On Saturday, August 13, 2011, Vince Gill will celebrate a 20-year milestone as a member of The Grand Ole Opry with a star-packed show featuring Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride, John Anderson, The Time Jumpers, his wife Amy Grant, and his daughter, Jenny Gill. One of country music’s most loved singers, Vince Gill is a fan […]

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Oak Ridge Boys To Be Inducted into Grand Ole Opry August 6

The legendary country music group will join the ranks of country’s greatest stars on August 6, 2011. William Lee Golden, Joe Bonsall, Richard Sterban, and Duane Allen will be formally inducted into the Opry family on Sat., Aug. 6. The Oak Ridge Boys performed on the Opry stage July 8, 2011 and were surprised by 62-year Opry […]

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Reba McEntire invites Blake Shelton to co-host ACMs

Reba McEntire has invited Blake Shelton to co-host the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.  The pair will front the event together live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, on April 3. It will mark Shelton’s debut as an awards show host.  In a statement, Shelton said that he was “humbled” to […]

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Charlie Louvin: The Battles Rage On

A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the longest living member of the Grand Old Opry, Charlie Louvin is a true legend of country music. His work has influenced The Beatles, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds and Lucinda Williams among many others.

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Grand Ole Opry inducts Blake Shelton as newest member

Reprise Records recording artist Blake Shelton became the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry tonight, inducted by Opry member Trace Adkins before a sold-out Opry House audience including family, friends, and fans. Backstage before his induction, Shelton said, “tonight for me is the Nashville dream. Tonight is the pinnacle. This is what I wanted […]

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Paisley receives personal call from Obama

Brad Paisley was a special guest on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 last night to reflect on the recent catastrophic flooding in Nashville.  During his interview, Paisley acknowledged that he had received a call from President Barack Obama earlier in the day.  The president was “checking on his friends at the Grand Ole Opry,” and expressing his […]

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Nashville Floods Claim Grand Ole Opry House

The devastating floods in Nashville have inundated the Grand Ole Opry House, the most famous country-music venue in the world, and damaged cherished equipment of country artists across Music City. Songwriter Aimee Mayo posted a photo to Twitter on Wednesday, sent to her by country star Kellie Pickler, showing the flooded main hall of the […]

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Ryman Auditorium

J. Estopinal Just blocks from novelty shops that sell sequined tube tops and Elvis key chains, up from the corner where wishful thinkers strum cheap guitars, past the bedazzled, fringed, and spurred crowds, stands the mother church of country music. The neo-gothic, red brick Ryman Auditorium, with its rows of windows and slanted roof, is […]

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