GAC And The Grand Ole Opry Team For 'Opry Live'
September 14, 2011 at 6:10 AM (PT)
THE GRAND OLE OPRY in NASHVILLE will return to GAC (GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY) for six “OPRY Live” episodes to begin airing TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4th. The first show scheduled to air, an 80th birthday salute to Country legend GEORGE JONES was filmed last night (9/13) and featured performances by ALAN JACKSON, JAMEY JOHNSON, THE OAK RIDGE BOYS, LEE ANN WOMACK, and more.
Shows airing on SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS and TUESDAYS in subsequent weeks will feature Country artists like TRACE ADKINS, LAUREN ALAINA, DIERKS BENTLEY, ERIC CHURCH, SARA EVANS, MARTINA MCBRIDE, RONNIE DUNN, SCOTTY McCREERY, KELLIE PICKLER, RASCAL FLATTS, LEANN RIMES, RANDY TRAVIS, JOSH TURNER, CARRIE UNDERWOOD and more. Airdates will be announced at opry.com and gactv.com.
“GAC has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with the OPRY over the past eight years, partnering with them on ‘OPRY Live’ and specials including ‘Country at the White House,’ ‘MUSIC CITY Keep on Playing’ and ‘Country Comes Home.’ Special moments happen on the OPRY stage and GAC is pleased to be able to share those moments with our viewers,” said GAC SVP/GM SARAH TRAHERN.
“We can’t wait to showcase some of this fall’s great OPRY performances by the biggest names in Country music with fans across the country on ‘OPRY Live’ on GAC,” said GRAND OLE OPRY VP/GM PETE FISHER.
For more information on “OPRY Live” and the GRAND OLE OPRY, visit www.opry.com.