BRINGING THE SOUNDS OF MUSIC CITY TO THE BIG APPLE
In celebration of the Opry's 90th Anniversary, the Opry's famed wood circle and signature microphone travel to New York City with Southwest Airlines® for a two-part concert series in Bryant Park on September 9 and 28. Both shows will be hosted by personalities from New York's NASH FM 94.7.
SEPTEMBER 9: KELSEA BALLERINI
SEPTEMBER 28: CHASE BRYANT
ALL SHOWS BEGIN AT 6 P.M.
MEET THE ARTISTS
Kelsea Ballerini recently celebrated her Gold® certified debut No. 1 single "Love Me Like You Mean It" becoming the first debut single by a female artist in nine years to top the country charts. Newly crowned one of CMT's "Next Women of Country," she has been featured on "ones to watch" lists for 2015 including Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, The Huffington Post, Country Weekly, and Spotify. Ballerini made her Grand Ole Opry debut in 2015 and is co-headlining CMT's "Next Women of Country" Tour.
Chase Bryant is included on the OPRY 9.0, Vol 1: Discoveries from the Circle, is the first volume of the Opry's artist discovery series. The Orange Grove, TX native (population 1,200) is one of the most celebrated new artists in today's country music landscape with his Top 10 debut single "Take It On Back" reaching 2 million combined views on YouTube/VEVO. The single spent 15 consecutive weeks on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown and seven weeks on the GAC Top 20 Country Countdown. Internationally, the single was a Top 20 hit in Canada and earned the #1 spot on Australia's CMC Countdown. His song "Little Bit of You" is currently rising on the charts.