LeAnn Rimes to "Flip the Switch" on the Opry's Signature Barn as "Opry Goes Pink"
LeAnn Rimes to “Flip The Switch” On The Opry’s Signature Barn as “Opry Goes Pink” In Support of the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The Grand Ole Opry® is joining Women Rock For The Cure™ in the fight against breast cancer on Tues., Oct. 22 with its fifth annual “Opry Goes Pink” show. Grammy® award-winner LeAnn Rimes will "flip the switch" on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop, turning it pink for the night as artists perform in support of breast cancer awareness.
The special show will also include the Opry debuts of Mandisa, whose current single and video “Overcomer” highlights survivors and fighters of cancer, and Dove Award-winner Natalie Grant. Among others appearing will be Opry members Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis. The evening is also set to include numerous activities recognizing breast cancer survivors.
Beginning today, when fans order tickets to the night’s 7 p.m. show, $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to Women Rock For The Cure™. Tickets are available at (615) 871-OPRY and opry.com.
The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every weekend of the year, and the Tuesday Night Opry continues through Dec. 10.
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About LeAnn Rimes:
LeAnn Rimes has sold more than 40 million albums, won two Grammy® Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. Rimes is the youngest recipient of a Grammy® Award. Rimes has placed 42 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 13 of which are top-10 hits, and has scored numerous hit singles in her career, including “Can’t Fight the Moonlight” which went #1 in 11 countries, and “How Do I Live,” which is the second longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Having released more than ten studio albums, three compilation albums and two greatest hits albums in her illustrious career, Rimes’ most personal album yet, Spitfire, was released in June 2013, on which she co-wrote nine of the songs. The record has been the most critically acclaimed album of her career. Rimes is also an accomplished actress and author as well as philanthropist. www.LeAnnRimesWorld.com
About Women Rock For The Cure:
Women Rock For The Cure™ is a Nashville-based 501(c)(3) organization committed to connecting and supporting young women facing breast cancer. Founded in 2007, the organization works to build awareness and provide outreach programs through the power of the entertainment industry. Flagship events include the Pink Trash Ball and the Opry Goes Pink concert, which has featured performances by The Judds, Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler and Carrie Underwood. All proceeds benefit the organization's outreach efforts, including the Young Survivors Retreat, which brings together young women diagnosed with breast cancer. For additional information on Women Rock For The Cure upcoming events and how to get involved, please visit www.womenrockforthecure.org