Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Julianne Hough, Chuck Wicks, and Diamond Rio Among Those to Take the Stage for Final Tuesday Night Opry of 2008
The Grand Ole Opry® presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will host the final Tuesday Night Opry of 2008 next Tues., Dec. 16 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. A one-hour portion of the show will be taped for broadcast as Opry Live on GAC: Great American Country, Sat. Dec. 20.
Among the performers confirmed for the show are Opry members Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Diamond Rio, Bill Anderson, and Jimmy Dickens, as well as Julianne Hough and Chuck Wicks.
Underwood, who was inducted as an Opry member this year, will wrap her headline “Carnival Ride Tour” on Dec. 14 and has chosen to make the final Tuesday Night Opry her last live performance of 2008. She, along with others on the show, will perform hits and Christmas songs.
The Tuesday Night Opry will return on March 3, 2009 for a ten-month run, and the Opry’s new Thursday show, Opry Country Classics, is set to begin March 26.