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The Ryman's Special Announcement This Morning Is….

The Band Perry. photo credit: Big Machine

The Opry and Ryman official Twitter accounts last night had left country music fans in suspense when they said they had an announcement to make at 10 am EST this morning for a concert announcement. The Band Perry will headline a show at the historic Ryman Auditorium on February 20th, 2012 at 7 pm. Tickets are on sale on August 26th and start as low as $25.

The Band Perry have performed at the Opry before as part of multi-artist nights, but this will be their first headlining show at the Ryman.

“We are so excited to headline the Ryman, which holds a very special place in the heart of everyone in country music. It truly is an amazing experience to step on that stage – we can’t wait to spend a whole evening there, sharing our stories and becoming a part of its history,” said Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry.

The Band Perry at the Ryman would be a pretty neat Valentine’s Day gift, wouldn’t it? For more information on the concert, see the official event page HERE.

Oak Ridge Boys Invited to Join Opry


According to Opry.com, The Oak Ridge Boys were invited to join the Grand Ole Opry tonight by none other than Mr. Jimmy Dickens himself! The Oak Ridge Boys – William Lee Golden, Joe Bonsall, Richard Sterban, and Duane Allen, will be inducted on Saturday, August 6th.

The ¬†group was surprised on stage by Jimmy Dickens dressed as William Lee Golden, decked out in a long beard and sunglasses. “All my life I’ve wanted to be a little bitty Oak Ridge Boy,” Jimmy Dickens announced as he took the stage in costume. “On August 6th, I will become the newest member of the Oak Ridge Boys, and at that time, you will become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry!”

Joe Bonsall spooke for the group with “Jimmy, that’s the funniest thing we’ve ever seen, first of all. This is a brotherhood and sisterhood unlike any other. We have been friends of the Opry for a long time… We will get on our bus later and let this process, and I guess we have until August 6th to let it sink in.”

Congratulations to the Oak Ridge Boys!

EXCLUSIVE Grand Ole Opry Pictures from June 7th are up in our Gallery!

Carrie Underwood. photo credit: Keepin' it Country.

Our exclusive photos from the shows at the Grande Ole Opry on June 7th, 2011 are now up in our gallery! Artists at the Opry that night included Darius Rucker, Martina McBride, The Oak Ridge Boys, Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood and a special guest appearance by Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery!

Go check them out..still more photos from CMA Fest are on the way!

LAST DAY TO ENTER:Our Opry Sweepstakes


Today is your last chance to get your name in to the draw for two tickets to Tuesday night’s SOLD OUT Opry performance with Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Jerrod Niemann, Darius Rucker and talented other artists.

We have two balcony-level tickets we’re giving away to lucky fans on our Facebook page. It’s real easy to win: just leave us a message on our wall saying why you’d want to go to the Opry and you’re in to win! We have quite a few entries already, so don’t miss out! We announce the winner at noon EST TOMORROW!

The winner must be present in Nashville on Tuesday to be able to win. Good luck!