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Celebrate the 95th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry!

Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee
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On Sunday, February 14th, tune in to NBC at 9 P.M. for a 2-hour special, Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music, celebrating country music and the Grand Ole Opry! Opry Members Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton will co-host the special honoring the country icons who will forever be linked to the Opry. From country legends like Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, and Randy Travis to current chart-toppers like Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, and Carrie Underwood, the Opry brings together passionate artists and fans alike. The show will feature stars performing their biggest hits, as well as covers of country classics by some of the Opry’s most famous members. Archived footage and behind-the-scenes stories will also be shared during the special.

To get ready for the big night, check out music by some of the Opry’s current members! Each name is a link to the library’s catalog where you can find everything we own by that artist. Only 20 of the 66 current Grand Ole Opry Members are listed below, but if you would like to view a full list, please click to visit the Membership List.

Trace Adkins

Kelsea Ballerini

Garth Brooks

Luke Combs

Vince Gill

Emmylou Harris

Alan Jackson

Little Big Town

Patty Loveless

Loretta Lynn

Reba McEntire

Ronnie Milsap

Oak Ridge Boys

Brad Paisley

Dolly Parton

Blake Shelton

Randy Travis

Josh Turner

Carrie Underwood

Trisha Yearwood

To learn more about the anniversary special, Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music, please visit the official website.

Kelly M.

Kelly is an Adult Librarian in the Canfield Unit at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2019. Kelly loves all things bookish, from playing word games to dabbling with creative writing. And, of course, reading as many books as possible from all genres, though she especially enjoys romance and YA novels. Kelly also likes crafting, baking, listening to country music, and spending time with her family.