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Opry introduces new show

Thursday, March 5, 2009 – A new show is coming to Grand Ole Opry and WSM every Thursday night from 7-9 p.m. beginning March 26. Opry Country Classics will feature the traditional country songs performed by the legends and today's superstars in country.

To kickoff this one-of-a-kind show, WSM listeners can purchase tickets for the first show hosted by Larry Gatlin and starring other special guests for the special price of $6.50 each by mentioning the promo code WSM 650 to get the special price. Tickets are available at the Opry House Box Office, or by calling 871-OPRY.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kiah heats up – Amythyst Kiah's music career has seemingly been a slow burn, but that well could be changing. She was part of the quartet that put out the very fine "Songs of Our Native Daughters" earlier this year and is about to launch a tour with CD-mates Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell of Birds of Chicago and Leyla McCalla to bring out songs about... »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»