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Barbara Mandrell returns to the Grand Ole Opry for 50th anniversary and is honored by Carrie Underwood

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The Grammy award winner celebrated her 50th anniversary of becoming a member of the coveted community, by making a rare appearance at the venue.  The country music singer was graced by a rendition of her notable song...

Grand Ole Opry celebrates America — and now it’s coming back strong

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It's been an essential part of American culture for decades. And that longevity is exactly why Dan Rogers, Grand Ole Opry vice president and executive producer, drew comparisons to the strength and endurance of the n...

Grand Ole Opry honors US military at Salute the Troops event ahead of Memorial Day

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Nashville's Grand Ole Opry invited America’s heroes to join its live show in recognition of military personnel, both past and present.  Performances came from country favorites such as Cam, Riley Green, The War and T...

Grand Ole Opry criticized over Morgan Wallen surprise performance

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While the country star’s return to the public eye seemed inevitable, a tweet from the Opry about Wallen surprising fans at its regular Saturday broadcast show led to heavy criticism of the mostly white institution an...

Stonewall Jackson, country artist with the Grand Ole Opry, dead at 89

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The Opry, the longest-running radio show in history, announced Jackson's death in a news release. Jackson, a guitarist, performed on the Opry beginning on Nov. 3 1956 and was still appearing on the show in 2010. As a...