Country's Rising Sound

These artists have the talent, the stories, and the sound to become the next big thing in country music. And we’re bringing them into the limelight, in a way that only the Opry can. Meet the NextStage Class of 2023 and find your new favorite artist with live performances and digital broadcasts. Years from now, you’ll be able to tell your friends that you’ve been a fan since the beginning.


Opry NextStage finds the up-and-coming artists on their way to superstardom and brings them center stage (literally).

This is the place to find country's rising sound.