Opry Country Classics To Return To The Ryman Starting March 29th
March 21, 2012 at 6:25 AM (PT)
OPRY COUNTRY CLASSICS will return to the RYMAN AUDITORIUM stage in DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE on THURSDAYS from MARCH 29th to MAY 24th. LARRY GATLIN will host the show each week.
The first show of the season helps celebrate the opening of the new COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM exhibition THE BAKERSFIELD SOUND: BUCK OWENS, MERLE HAGGARD, AND CALIFORNIA COUNTRY. Among those performing during the kick-off show will be GATLIN, ELIZABETH COOK, JIM LAUDERDALE, CHUCK MEAD and LEONA WILLIAMS. The following week, THURSDAY, APRIL 5th, GATLIN will welcome some of Country’s female voices for a special “WOMEN OF COUNTRY” OPRY COUNTRY CLASSICS. Among those performing will be LYNN ANDERSON, JANIE FRICKE, LORRIE MORGAN and PAM TILLIS.
Several Spotlight Artists will headline OPRY COUNTRY CLASSICS SHOWS later in the season, including THE TIME JUMPERS, MARTY STUART CHARLIE DANIELS BAND, MEL TILLIS and LORETTA LYNN.
For more information on all the shows and how to get tickets, visit www.opry.com.