THE SHOW THAT MADE COUNTRY MUSIC FAMOUS READY FOR MUSIC-FILLED PARTY IN DIRECT PATH OF HISTORIC TOTAL ECLIPSE 2017
Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, and Wynonna Among Those to Appear During Two Special Total Eclipse Sunday Night Grand Ole Opry Shows August 20
Trip Advisor's No. 1 Attraction in U.S. To Continue The Celebration with an Opry Total Eclipse Plaza Party Presented by AT&T Monday, August 21
As the biggest star in the universe goes dark on Monday, August 21 during the historic Total Eclipse 2017, the Grand Ole Opry will bring out some of music’s biggest stars to brighten one of the most famous stages in the world. The Grand Ole Opry, positioned to be in the direct path of the upcoming once-in-a-lifetime Total Eclipse on August 21, 2017, will celebrate the historic event with two special Sunday Night Opry shows August 20 featuring reigning CMA and ACM vocal group of the year Little Big Town as well as Darius Rucker, Wynonna, and more.
The Opry eclipse celebration is set to continue the next day with a Total Eclipse Plaza Party Presented by AT&T combining the signature sounds of Nashville with the historic visuals of the total eclipse. Guests can expect live music on the Plaza stage, commemorative gifts and eclipse glasses, and an array of themed food and drink, including BBQ and specialty eclipse cocktails. The Opry will feature a one-of-a-kind Nashville Total Eclipse soundtrack to accompany the approximately two minutes of eclipse totality.
Also marking the total eclipse, Opry House Backstage Tours including an August 20 post-show tour and tours throughout the day August 21 recognizing Opry artists whose career achievements have eclipsed all others in the field.
The Opry was named the Top Attraction in U.S, by Trip Advisor for Spring 2017 and was ranked in USA Today last month as Trip Advisor’s top-rated attraction in Tennessee.
Show tickets and total eclipse packages featuring show tickets, Opry House Backstage Tours, food and drink vouchers, Opry Total Eclipse viewing glasses, and a commemorative print go on sale on Friday, July 7 at noon CDT at opry.com and 800-SEE-OPRY.
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Celebrate the Total Eclipse 2017 in Nashville with value priced packages to the show, plaza party, tours, and more!
OPRY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
GRAND OLE OPRY TOTAL ECLIPSE SHOWS
Sunday, August 20 - 7 PM & 9:30 PM
GRAND OLE OPRY TOTAL ECLIPSE PLAZA PARTY
Monday, August 21 - 11 AM
AUGUST 21 ECLIPSE TIMING
Partial eclipse begins: 11:58 AM CDT
Start of totality: 1:27 PM CDT
Partial eclipse ends: 2:54 PM CDT
ABOUT THE GRAND OLE OPRY
The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year, with Tuesday night shows through December 15 and Wednesday shows through August 10. To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com. The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. Celebrating nine decades of entertainment, the Opry can be heard at opry.com and wsmonline.com, Opry and WSM mobile apps, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP). For more information, visit opry.com.