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Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,943rd consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Sept. 26 with a showcase featuring Opry members Marty Stuart and Connie Smith, as well as Sierra Hull. The one-hour show will air live on Circle Television at 7 p.m. CT. The show will also stream live on Circle’s YouTube. The Grand…MORE

Photo Gallery: Dolly Parton Celebrates 50 Years as Opry Member With 2 Show Featuring Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price & More

Photo Gallery: Dolly Parton Celebrates 50 Years as Opry Member With 2 Show Featuring Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price & More

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as an Opry member on Oct. 12 with two sold-out shows honoring the country icon. Special guest performers included Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr., and more. Dolly took the stage during both shows (7 p.m. and…MORE

Marty Stuart’s 3 Artist-in-Residence Shows at the Hall of Fame to Feature Chris Stapleton, John Prine, Emmylou Harris & More on Select Dates

Marty Stuart’s 3 Artist-in-Residence Shows at the Hall of Fame to Feature Chris Stapleton, John Prine, Emmylou Harris & More on Select Dates

Following in the footsteps of country music luminaries like Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Rosanne Cash and more, Marty Stuart will be the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s 16th artist-in-residence Marty will perform three themed shows in the museum’s CMA Theater on Sept. 11 (The Pilgrim), Sept. 18 (Psychedelic Jam-Bo-Ree) and Sept.…MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

The Grand Ole Opry has played a prominent role in Carrie Underwood’s life for many years. As a child growing up in Oklahoma, Carrie watched the Grand Ole Opry on television at her grandparents’ house. In 2005, Carrie made her Opry debut two weeks after winning American Idol. Less than three years later in 2008,…MORE

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

More than a dozen stars—and more to be announced soon—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will feature performances from Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams…MORE

Family Tradition: 30 Country Stars Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions, Including Tim McGraw, Cole Swindell, Chris Young & More

Family Tradition: 30 Country Stars Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions, Including Tim McGraw, Cole Swindell, Chris Young & More

From food and family to football and friends, we asked some of country music’s biggest stars about their favorite Thanksgiving tradition. Check out what they had to say. “We’ve always had a close family, so the holidays—whether it’s Thanksgiving or Christmas—are really the only times we get to get together as a family. Just sitting…MORE

Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Happy 19th wedding anniversary to Marty Stuart and Connie Smith. The country music-loving couple was wed on July 8, 1997, at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.MORE

Connie Smith’s “Once a Day” Made Country Music History

Connie Smith’s “Once a Day” Made Country Music History

Connie Smith, an everyday housewife living in a small Ohio town, found herself heading for country stardom when she entered a talent contest in Columbus, Ohio, in 1963. She impressed one of the judges, Bill Anderson, who offered to help her land a recording contract in Nashville. The rest is an important chapter in country…MORE

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Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Earlier this year Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard announced that while Florida Georgia Line would continue, both guys would also be venturing out to do their own musical projects. As their FGL song “Long Live” is knocking on the door to number-1, Tyler is also climbing the chart with Tim McGraw and their duet “Undivided.”

Now, Brian is giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his solo project – he shared, “There’s a new kind of cowboy in town…who’s ready to ride this wave? Can’t wait for y’all to hear this new music.”

Brian also made some news in announcing that he’s partnering with Warner Music Nashville when it comes to any future solo projects he has, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everyone who has helped me on my journey to get here. I’m humbled to team up with Warner Music Nashville to take the music I’ve been dreamin’ and schemin’ up to the next level. This is just the beginning of a whole new adventure. My vision for what’s next is a vibe and state of mind – get ready to ride the wave with ya Beach Cowboy, y’all!”

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