The Grand Ole Opry Celebrated 87th Birthday with Star-Studded Weekend

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated its 87th birthday on Saturday with a star-studded lineup that included Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Little Jimmy Dickens, Casey James, Ray Stevens, Steve Wariner and more as well as a larger-than-life birthday cake. Throughout the weekend, the Opry hosted backstage tours, star-packed shows and a special Opry Plaza Birthday show. [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Waylon Jennings’ Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Last Recordings

Shortly before his death in February 2002, Waylon Jennings returned to the studio in order to lay down what would be his final recordings. Working with his good friend Robby Turner, who serves as producer of this project, Waylon created an intimate set of performances capturing both the peace and turmoil that accompanied the singer [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: The Time Jumpers’ Self-Titled Debut

The Time Jumpers first formed in 1998 as a group of top-level Nashville studio musicians looking to cut loose on classic country and western swing. Settling in at Music City’s famed bluegrass club The Station Inn, The Time Jumpers took up a weekly residence with a band that includes vocalist/guitarist “Ranger Doug” Green (Riders In [...] Read More

Lisa Marie Presley to Make Grand Ole Opry Debut

Lisa Marie Presley will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on August 21. Lisa Marie’s latest album, the Americana release Storm & Grace, is her debut on Universal Republic/XIX Recordings. The project was produced by Grammy-winner T Bone Burnett. Lisa Marie’s father, Elvis Presley, made his one and only Opry appearance on October 2, 1954 [...] Read More

The Time Jumpers to Release Album September 11

The Time Jumpers recently signed a record deal with Rounder Records and are preparing to release their first studio album (and Rounder debut) on September 11. Formed in 1998, the band, which includes new member Vince Gill, started out as a jam session for musicians to blow off steam and play their favorite songs. Their [...] Read More