The Bacon Brothers to Make Opry Debut Alongside Bellamy Brothers September 1Others Coming Soon To Opry Stage Include Charley Pride, Rodney Atkins, Josh Turner, Oak Ridge Boys, Craig Morgan, Gretchen Wilson, and more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 7, 2009) The Bacon Brothers will make their Opry debut Tues., Sept. 1 when they appear alongside the Bellamy Brothers to perform the Bellamys’ current single, “Guilty of the Crime,” on which both sets of brothers appear. The appearance will mark the first public appearance for the Bacons and the Bellamys together. The song is the first single from The Bellamy Brothers newest album The Anthology, Vol. 1 available digitally now and in stores Sept. 29. The appearance of the Bacon Brothers-- Golden Globe-nominated Kevin and Emmy-winner Michael-- lengthens the list of award-winning television and film veterans who have debuted on the Opry in the past year. Others include Academy Award-winner Kevin Costner, Golden Globe nominee Jack Black, and Emmy-winner Steve Martin.
Other upcoming performers include Charley Pride, Darryl Worley, Mark Wills (August 7); Rodney Atkins, Ricky Skaggs (August 14); Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Josh Turner, Mel Tillis (August 15); Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, Del McCoury Band (August 21); Craig Morgan (August 25); Cherryholmes, Marty Stuart (August 28); Gretchen Wilson (Sept.1).