Monday night (April 18) was a big night for diversity in country music as the Black Opry celebrated its first anniversary with an event presented by CMT at Nashville City Winery.
Hosted by Black Opry founder Holly G and comedian Joshua Black, performers during the special event included Aaron Vance, Autumn Nicholas, Crys Matthews, Frankie Staton, Jett Holden, Joy Clark, Julie Williams, Kentucky Gentlemen, Nikki Morgan, O.N.E The Duo, Roberta Lea, SistaStrings, Sug Daniels, Tae Lewis and Tylar Bryant.
The Black Opry is a home for Black artists and Black fans of country, blues, folk and Americana music. Offered in two formats, writer’s rounds and festival sets, the Black Opry Revue showcases the diversity in sound and stories that Black artists offer to these genres. Black Opry Revue is currently touring nationwide featuring different artists, and is slated to perform as part of the 2022 AmericanaFest in September.
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