Grand Ole Opry To Celebrate 89th Birthday Oct. 10 and 11

Craig Morgan. Photo: Chris Hollo

Craig Morgan. Photo: Chris Hollo

The Grand Ole Opry presented by Humana will celebrate its 89th birthday on Oct. 10 and 11, with four weekend Opry shows, plus the Opry’s birthday cake, a concert by Opry member Craig Morgan, backstage tours, free music on the Opry Plaza and more.

Lady Antebellum and Chris Janson are confirmed for two shows on Friday, Oct. 10, while Trace Adkins, Keb’ Mo’ and Clare Bowen (of ABC’s Nashville), are slated for Opry performances during two shows on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Morgan will perform a special Opry Birthday Concert at 3 p.m. on Oct. 11, while Greg Bates will  headline the Opry Plaza beginning at 5 p.m. on Oct. 11. The plaza will offer food, fun, and free music on the stage throughout the day.


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