Mandy Barnett, one of the most heralded voices in music and a favorite of Grand Ole Opry fans, was surprised on her birthday last night with an invitation to become an official Opry member. Barnett has appeared on the Opry more than 500 times over the course of nearly 30 years. Opry member Connie Smith joined Barnett on stage to lead the Opry audience in “Happy Birthday”, then read a birthday card that included Barnett’s invitation. “You’ve felt like family since we first met, and on this, your special day, we’re honored to invite you to become an official member of the Grand Ole Opry!” Smith read.
Born & Raised brought us three days and nights of camping, partying, BBQ, and the best live performances from over 30 artists across multiple stages! If you missed the party, then you really missed out, but we’ll do our best to give you the rundown. Continue reading Inaugural Born & Raised Music Festival Successfully Starts a New Red Dirt Family Tradition
Save the date! “CMA Summer Jam,” a three hour, star-studded Country Music concert event is coming Thursday, Sept. 2 at 8|7c on ABC. Filmed at open-air Ascend Amphitheater and multiple other locations around downtown Nashville, the special features a setlist of performances and collaborations curated by the artists themselves.
BIG MACHINE RECORDS artist CARLY PEARCE received the surprise of her life late last week when DOLLY PARTON invited her to become a member of the GRAND OLE OPRY. When the invitation was extended, PEARCE believed she was taping a promotion for the DOLLYWOOD theme park, where she got her start. As she took her mark for the shoot, PARTON walked in, and started talking about how PEARCE had played the OPRY more than 80 times, joking, “You’d think they’d make you a member.” PARTON then cracked a big smile, and said, “And they are! They’re asking you to become a member of the GRAND OLE OPRY!”
GRAND OLE OPRY members BRAD PAISLEY and BLAKE SHELTON will co-host the “GRAND OLE OPRY: 95 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC” special airing on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14th at 9p (ET) on NBC-TV. The two-hour show will feature Country music stars performing their hits and covering classics. Additionally, the OPRY will open its archives that span a period of nine decades and include interviews, performances and appearances by Country artists in all stages of their careers. Later that same week, PAISLEY will celebrate his 20th anniversary as a GRAND OLE OPRY member. SHELTON is marking 10 years as a member.
Bud Light is proud to continue its “Bud Light Seltzer Sessions: Your Flavor. Your Show.” – a weekly music event every Friday in May featuring iconic artists with full band and production, in the comfort of your home. This week features performances by Nashville’s biggest stars, headliner Brad Paisley and Bud Light Seltzer Sessions very special guest Lady Antebellum. Artists will be performing for the first time back with their bands under social distancing recommendations.
2020 Tickets, Camping & Lawn Chair Tags will be Valid for 2021 OR Credit Vouchers Available for any Moondance Event in 2021 or 2022 WALKER, MINNESOTA – May 8, 2020 – A direct letter from Kathy Bieloh, the owner of Moondance Events, to fans about the 14th Annual Moondance Jammin Country Fest rescheduling for 2021 and ticket options for those who have already bought tickets to the 2020 event that was postponed by the Covid-19 pandemic:
TRACE ADKINS, DUSTIN LYNCH and BLAKE SHELTON will perform on the GRAND OLE OPRY’s SATURDAY night broadcast on MAY 9th. ADKINS and LYNCH will kick off the broadcast performing from the OPRY stage, with SHELTON joining virtually from his farm in OKLAHOMA immediately following. SHELTON will be accompanied by GWEN STEFANI, who will make her OPRY debut performing “Nobody But You,” alongside boyfriend SHELTON. Continue reading Trace Adkins, Dustin Lynch And Blake Shelton Scheduled To Perform On Grand Ole Opry
(Nashville, Tennessee…) – May 5, 2020 – Organizers of the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam spread some good cheer this morning, when they announced the headliners of the 8th annual Country On The Coast festival in beautiful Panama City Beach September 4-6, 2020. Executive Producer Rendy Lovelady and COO Mark Sheldon revealed headliners Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam Facebook page. Tickets for the three-day event will be available at www.GulfCoastJam.com beginning today, May 5, 2020.