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See Taylor Swift Producer Nathan Chapman's Grand Ole Opry Debut

Thanks to his work on all five of Taylor Swift's studio albums, Nathan Chapman has distinguished himself as one of the most successful record producers of the past decade. A 2010 double Grammy winner for producing Swift's Fearless, which won Album and Country Album of the Year, Chapman has also...

Dolly Parton Announces Rare Stripped-Down Nashville Concert

Although she's been a Nashville resident since 1964 and a Grand Ole Opry member since 1969, Dolly Parton's live concert appearances in Music City have, of late, been few and far between. But on July 31st, exactly 13 years and 10 days since her last full concert at the Ryman...

Martina McBride Honored With Beacon of Hope Award

2 weeks agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Iconic Grand Ole Opry member's latest award may be among the star's most-satisfying awards ever handed to her. The post Martina McBride Honored With Beacon of Hope Award appeared first on RoughStock.

Jim Ed Brown dies at 81; Grand Ole Opry regular had hit with 'Three Bells'

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Country music sibling act the Browns, which had some mild hits in the 1950s, was about to give up on the music business when legendary musician/producer Chet Atkins convinced the trio to give it one more try.

Grand Ole Opry Legend Jim Ed Brown Dies At 81

Country legend Jim Ed Brown, who was just inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, died June 11 at 81 after a battle with lung cancer. He had been a member of the Grand Ole Opry for more than fifty years. Brown performed as a solo artist, half of a duet, and in the Grand Ole Opry Legend Jim Ed Brown Dies At 81 is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Jim Ed Brown, country singer and Grand Ole Opry fixture, dies at 81

Jim Ed Brown, a longtime Grand Ole Opry member who had solo and group hits and was a prominent figure on country music television shows, died June 11 at a hospital in Franklin, Tenn. He was 81.The cause was cancer, according to an announcement from his public relations representatives. Mr. Brown will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this year.Read full article >>

Grand Ole Opry Member Jim Ed Brown Dies At 81-Years-Old After Battle With Cancer

Sad news. On Thursday, it was confirmed that country singer Jim Ed Brown died at 81-years-old. The Grand Ole Opry member passed away from cancer at a hospital in Franklin, Tennessee. The triple threat first became famous with two of his sisters back in the 1950s — as a part of group called The Browns. [ Related: Country Music [...]

Country Music Hall of Famer Jim Ed Brown Dead at 81

Jim Ed Brown, whose easygoing vocal style led to a seven-decades-long career that included Grand Ole Opry membership and 2015 election into the Country Music Hall of Fame with his sisters Maxine and Bonnie Brown, died Thursday at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, after a lengthy battle with cancer....

Jim Ed Brown, Grand Ole Opry Star, Dead At 81

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jim Ed Brown, a longtime Grand Ole Opry member who had solo and group hits and was a prominent figure on country music television shows, died Thursday. He was 81. Brown died of cancer at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, according to a news release from Webster Public Relations. Show More Summary

Delmore Brothers at IBMM

The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened a new exhibit focusing on the life and music of Alton and Rabon Delmore, known to history as The Delmore Brothers. They were Grand Ole Opry stars in the pre-bluegrass era, but their legacy is such […]

Flashback: Barry Gibb Proves His Country Cred

One is a bluegrass and country music legend, the other a songwriting icon whose material has encompassed pop, disco, R&B and country. On July 28th, 2012, when Grand Ole Opry member Ricky Skaggs invited the great Barry Gibb to share the Opry stage with him, anyone in the audience who...

See Will Hoge Perform Wistful 'Little Bitty Dreams' on the Opry

Will Hoge has had his share of surreal career moments, including performing on stage at the legendary Grand Ole Opry. Just south of that Nashville institution is the bedroom community of Franklin, Tennessee, and the childhood home where much Hoge's latest LP, Small Town Dreams, was written, including the reflective...

Why Willie Nelson Plays a Classical Guitar

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Paul Familetti, Wikimedia Commons // CC BY 2.0 From his gigs at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge and the Grand Ole Opry to his Patsy Cline covers and membership in the Highwaymen, the name “Willie Nelson” is almost synonymous with country music. So what’s he doing playing a Martin N-20 classical guitar? In 1969, Nelson played a Baldwin acoustic. Show More Summary

Scotty McCreery & Grand Ole Opry Team Up

3 months agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Iconic country institution and rising star team for "Cause for Applause" at local Nashville Children's Hospital. The post Scotty McCreery & Grand Ole Opry Team Up appeared first on RoughStock.

Steven Tyler Signs With Big Machine to Release Country Album

After strutting onto the stage of the Grand Ole Opry during Eric Paslay's performance last week and teasing his upcoming country album, Steven Tyler has made it official. Rolling Stone Country can exclusively confirm that the Aerosmith frontman has signed a deal with Dot Records, the legendary label that Scott...

Steven Tyler Announces Solo Country Album

After months of speculation, Steven Tyler has confirmed the upcoming release of his first country solo album.  The Aerosmith frontman made the announcement last night, during a surprise visit to the Grand Ole Opry. The Opry's lineup was stacked with country vets like Charlie Daniels and newer acts including Aaron Watson and Eric...

Watch Maddie & Tae's Stunning Grand Ole Opry Performance

If you haven't discovered the Grand Ole Opry's YouTube channel yet, you're missing out. With a wealth of full performances from Opry members and special guests alike, it's the ultimate country rabbit hole in which to lose yourself. This Maddie & Tae performance from their Opry debut is a fine example. One...

Why Country Rules the Airwaves: Chronicling the Genre’s Continuing Moment and Challenging Future in One Music-Filled Night

The brief walk from dressing room 9 to the stage of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry takes about 20 seconds, but passes decades of country music’s most prized heritage. There’s the photo of Dolly Parton with Paul McCartney, next to the piano...Show More Summary

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