America's Opry Weekend To Set The Stage For The Opry's Return To The Opry House With Country Comes Home Special
The Grand Ole Opry is scheduled to officially return to the Grand Ole Opry House after this spring’s disastrous May floods on Sept. 28, and some of country music’s top stars will get the party started a few days early when the America’s Opry Weekend Country Comes Home Special airs on affiliate stations the weekend of Sept. 24 - 26. The syndicated show is available to country radio stations across America from Westwood One.
Throughout the special, several of the artists set to appear on the Opry’s re-opening show will share their excitement as the re-opening of the Opry House nears, including Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Keith Urban, and more.
In celebration of the special, listeners can visit opry.com/weekend for a chance to win an exclusive print autographed by artists appearing on the Opry’s return show as well as four tickets to an Opry performance.
Programmers interested in America’s Opry Weekend should contact Sue Falco at Westwood One at (212) 641-2012. America’s Opry Weekend presents top artists’ performances from the Opry stage each week. The show is serviced by Westwood One and airs on country radio stations across the country and on the Armed Forces Radio Network.
About the Grand Ole Opry
The Grand Ole Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. Celebrating 85 years of entertainment, the Opry can be heard on 650 WSM-AM, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and opry.com. The syndicated weekly program, America’s Opry Weekend, airs on country radio stations across America and on the Armed Forces Radio Network. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a Nashville-based hospitality and entertainment company that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels. For more information, visit opry.com or www.gaylordentertainment.com
About Westwood One
Westwood One is the largest independent provider of network radio programming and the largest provider of traffic information in the U.S. Westwood One serves more than 5,000 radio and TV stations in the U.S. The Company provides over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features and live events to numerous media partners. Through its Metro Networks division, Westwood provides traffic reporting and local news, sports and weather to over 2,200 radio and TV stations. The Company also provides digital and other cross platform delivery of its network and Metro content.