Country Music Fans Invited to Say "Thank You" to U.S. Military with Salute to the Troops Red Carpet Parade May 22Soldier Arrival to Precede Opry Show Featuring Rascal Flatts, Kellie Pickler, and more.
Most red carpet arrivals feature tuxes, sequined gowns, and world-famous celebrities. The red carpet leading to the Grand Ole Opry House next Tuesday is set to feature soldiers’ uniforms and American heroes.
Country music fans from Nashville and across the country are invited to say “thank you” to the men and women of the U.S. military during a red carpet arrival of members of the Tennessee National Guard at the Tuesday Night Opry May 22. The public is invited to be a part of the arrival and celebration at 6:00 p.m. The evening’s Opry performance-- a salute to the military featuring John Conlee, Ronnie Milsap, Montgomery Gentry, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Mark Wills, and more-- begins at 7:00 p.m.
“We are excited about welcoming country superstars to our stage and our country’s heroes to our House Tuesday night,” said Opry Vice President and General Manager Pete Fisher. “We’re just as pleased to give country fans an opportunity to show their appreciation to our men and women in uniform as they arrive at the Opry House.”
Clips from the red carpet arrival and performances from the night will air as the premiere 90-minute episode of “Noteworthy at the Opry” on GAC: Great American Country Sat., May 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET. “Noteworthy at the Opry” is sponsored by Dish Network, and the premiere episode is co-sponsored by Opry presenting sponsor Humana®. The special show will also be seen by U.S. military around the world via the American Forces Television Network.