Grand Ole Opry To Head To Downtown Nashville For 'CMA Fest'
May 22, 2014 at 3:09 PM (PT)
The GRAND OLE OPRY will host artist signings, a benefit auction, a OPRY performance and more during "COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) MUSIC FEST" week in NASHVILLE, including:
“OPRY ORIGINALS” on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4th through SATURDAY, JUNE 7th on the corner of 3rd Ave and Broadway, and will feature album signings by: MONTGOMERY GENTRY, JOSH THOMPSON, SCOTTY McCREERY, LOVE AND THEFT, JOSH TURNER, CRAIG MORGAN, LITTLE BIG TOWN, DUSTIN LYNCH, and LAUREN ALAINA.
The “6TH ANNUAL GUITARS OF THE STARS AUCTION” on THURSDAY, JUNE 5th at 4p (CT). MERCURY NASHVILLE’s SCOTTY McCREERY will join BILL CODY and perform as fans bid on one-of-a-kind guitars inspired and autographed by some of their favorite artists including THE BAND PERRY, LUKE BRYAN, JIMMY DICKENS, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, VINCE GILL, HUNTER HAYES, MARTINA McBRIDE, SCOTTY McCREERY, the men of “NASHVILLE,” REBA, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, and CHRIS YOUNG. All proceeds will benefit the OPRY TRUST FUND.
“BACKSTAGE AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY” on FRIDAY, JUNE 6th from 2:45-3:45p (CT). BACKSTAGE AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY co-authors DAN ROGERS and BRENDA COLLADAY will take fans on a virtual backstage tour of the OPRY, sharing exclusive photographs and stories found in the new release. The presentation will be followed by a book signing at the OPRY ORIGNALS booth inside FAN FAIR X.
“CITY OF HOPE CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME” on SATURDAY, JUNE 7th at 9a (CT). The GRAND OLE OPRY will take on iHEART RADIO in a friendly softball competition raising funds for CITY OF HOPE.
“OPRY AT THE RYMAN MATINEE” on SATURDAY, JUNE 7th at 3p (CT). A special performance of the OPRY at its most famous former home, the RYMAN AUDITORIUM, will take place just steps away from all the action at "CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL."
For more information, and a full list of events, visit www.opry.com/cmafest.