Grand Ole Opry to Celebrate 40 Years at the Grand Ole Opry House

The Grand Ole Opry will celebrate 40 years of music at its permanent home, the Grand Ole Opry House, beginning the weekend of March 15 and continuing throughout the year. The celebration will lead up to next year’s 90th anniversary (the Opry was founded on November 28, 1925).  Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Clint Black, Diamond Rio [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 20 Patriotic Songs

By David Scarlett, with Sarah Wyland If you want to hear patriotic songs, whether openly saluting the military or just extolling the virtues of everyday life in America, country music is a great place to start. The tunes that made it on our list of the 20 Greatest Country Patriotic Songs are by some of country’s [...] Read More

Alabama Announces All-Star Cruise

Alabama has announced their first “Alabama & Friends Festival at Sea,” a musical cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl. The four night luxury cruise will take place October 24-28 and travel from Miami to Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. Diamond Rio, Craig Morgan, Randy Travis and Meghan Linsey of Steel Magnolia along with DJ DU, Joe [...] Read More

Grand Ole Opry to Honor U.S. Military with Special Show

The Grand Ole Opry will honor heroes of the U.S. Military with a red carpet arrival parade and special Opry performance on Tuesday, May 21. In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the return of American troops from Vietnam, Vietnam Veteran members of the Tennessee State Council for Vietnam Veterans of America along with Tennessee [...] Read More

Happy Mother’s Day: Top 20 Country Songs About Mom

The perfect country song, according to David Allan Coe’s hilarious classic “You Never Even Called Me By My Name,” requires that you refer to trains, trucks, prison, gettin’ drunk and – of course – mama. By those standards, none of these songs are perfect, but they’re all at least very good at paying homage to [...] Read More