Keith Urban Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry

The first time Keith Urban heard one of his solo songs on American radio, he was at a gas station across the street from the Grand Ole Opry. He’d stopped to fill up in route to downtown Nashville when “It’s A Love Thing” came across the airwaves. Saturday night, things came full circle as he [...] Read More

Grand Ole Opry Background Vocalist Carol Lee Cooper Ends Her Opry Career

Carol Lee Cooper, longtime Grand Ole Opry background vocalist, brought her Opry career to a close on Saturday, March 24. A portion of the show, hosted by her friend Marty Stuart, was performed in her honor. During the segment, Opry Vice President and General Manager Pete Fisher presented Carol Lee with a framed print commemorating her [...] Read More

Vince Gill Honored for 20 Years as a Grand Ole Opry Member

The Grand Ole Opry honored Vince Gill‘s 20th anniversary as an Opry member Saturday night. Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride, John Anderson , The Time Jumpers, Vince’s wife Amy Grant and his daughter, Jenny Gill were all on hand to help celebrate. Vince opened the sold-out show by performing “Gotta’ Travel On” in honor of Opry [...] Read More

Grand Ole Opry Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Flood With All-Star Concert

The Grand Ole Opry will mark the 1-year anniversary of the flood that devastated Nashville and temporarily displaced the Opry from the Grand Ole Opry House in the only way that’s fitting – with an all-star concert on the Opry stage. The show, Play On, Nashville!, will take place May 3 at the Opry House [...] Read More