Here’s Where the Stars Will Be on New Year’s Eve

Have you made your New Year’s Eve plans yet? Check out where you can catch some of your favorite country stars ringing in 2012, both live and on TV: Edens Edge will perform at the third annual “Bash On Broadway” in Nashville along with The Farm, Jeffrey Steele and headliner Lynyrd Skynyrd.The free show will [...] Read More

The Grand Ole Opry Celebrates Its 86th Birthday

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated its 86th birthday with a night of music, the Opry debut of one of country music’s most recognizable voices, the induction of its newest member, a giant cake and lots of balloons. The show was aired live on GAC as part of Opry Live. Little Jimmy Dickens, Jeannie Seely, The [...] Read More

Jean Shepard, Mandy Barnett to Set Sail On Opry Country Classic Cruise

The Grand Ole Opry is inviting fans to set sail with classic country music artists aboard the Royal Caribbean International’s Voyager of the Seas. Famed country music broadcaster Ralph Emery, along with fellow Hall of Fame member Jean Shepard, Jan Howard, Jeannie Seely, T.G. Sheppard and Mandy Barnett will entertain fans on this year’s Opry [...] Read More

‘The Duets of Country Music’ To Take Place at CMA Music Festival

If you’re coming to town for CMA Music Festival, you might want to add ‘The Duets of Country Music’ to your list of must-see events. For those of you who love old country music, this event pairs Bill Anderson and Jan Howard, Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius, Jack Green and Jeannie Seely, David Frizzell [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 1 — Nashville Floods, And Digs Out

It rained. And rained. And rained some more. Nashville took in over 13 inches of water in a 48-hour period in May, and some areas of the region were swamped with as much as 20 inches. It was more than the rivers and streams could handle, and by May 3, the drainage system was overflowing. The stage and much of the floor seating at the Grand Ole Opry House was covered, water seeped into one room at the Country Music Hall of Fame, LP Field — the site of the CMA Music Festival — became a swamp, and an instrument storage unit was drowned, destroying guitars and equipment owned by Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Toby Keith and Vince Gill, among others. It took a while for people to notice outside of Middle Tennessee. The focus of the major news organizations at the time was on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. So Music City rolled up its sleeves and started digging out on its own. The Nashville flood is No. 1 on the list as GAC concludes its countdown of the top country news stories of 2010. Read More