• Brad Paisley at the Grand Ole Opry


Grand Ole Opry

Country's Most Famous Stage

This is the birthplace and the spiritual home of country music. Self-proclaimed as the ‘show that made country music famous’ the Grand Ole Opry is a weekly concert and radio broadcast. It has made numerous artists into start, including Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. The show has presented country music’s biggest stars since 1925, making it the oldest continuous radio programme in the USA. 

Grand Ole Opry

For over 90 years, audiences have been left mesmerised by the shows which take place at the Grand Ole Opry. Each Opry show features a mix of performances from legends of country music, today’s popular stars and those who are not as well known yet. The shows are about more than country music, you can also find musical influences from bluegrass and some comedy performances. A little known fact about the shows at the Opry is that none of the artists rehearse beforehand, meaning that you are provided with an unforgettable evening of uniquely American entertainment.

Shows are every Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm

Tuesdays at 7:00pm during February 5 to December 10

Wednesdays at 7:00pm during June 12 to October 30

Opry Classics at the Ryman

During spring and autumn, the Ryman Auditorium opens its doors for performances of country music that the world knows and loves. Depending on when you are looking at visiting the Auditorium, you may find that you are watching a performance from a legend within the country music genre or you may be able to watch rising stars perform who have been influenced by those legends. One thing is for sure, whether you see a legend or a newcomer, you are promised an enjoyable night listening to stories told by the artists and of course the music performed.

Shows are Thursdays at 7:00pm between March 7 to May 30 and September 5 to October 31 (schedules are subject to change).

Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Tours

Taking a tour of the Grand Ole Opry House is more than just a tour. Guests are treated to a behind the scenes look at the 4,400-seat venue and country music’s most famous show. The tour includes the themed dressing rooms, the entrances that the artists’ use and much more. In order to make this tour even more special, coming spring 2019 is an all new pre-tour theatre experience.

Tours are available most days and also after most shows held at the Grand Ole Opry (schedules are subject to change).

Ryman Auditorium Tours

Built in 1892, the Ryman Auditorium is one of America’s most treasured musical landmarks. Known around the world as the “Mother Church of Country Music”, tours now allow guests the chance to immerse themselves in the history of the music with numerous multi-media exhibits. Tours can be conducted on a self-guided basis or you can upgrade to a guided tour of the Auditorium.

Tours are available daily, as well as after most Opry at the Ryman and Opry Country Classics at the Ryman shows (schedules are subject to change).