The Grand Ole Opry today announced that the Opry will be returning to the Grand Ole Opry House on Tuesday September 28. The artists that have been announced as scheduled to appear that night are Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels Band, Diamond Rio, Jimmy Dickens, Del McCoury Band, Montgomery Gentry, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Mel Tillis and Josh Turner. The show will air on GAC-Great American Country.
Also today, the historical circle was restored to the Opry stage in a ceremony that included Jimmy Dickens and Brad Paisley. ( I will say that Jimmy looked pretty good).
The Opry also announced their plans for the month of October, which will be the only month that the Opry will be at the Opry House before returning to the Ryman Auditorium for it's winter run.
They are having something called the "Spirit of Nashville Day" on October 2. That day will include free tours of the Opry House and music in the Opry Plaza area. The Band Perry will be performing.
The 85th Birthday Bash will take place October 8 and 9 and so far will feature Mike Snider and T. Bubba Bechtol. Other artists will be announced.
The Opry Goes Pink event will take place on October 15 and will feature The Judds. As like last year, the Opry backdrop will be in pink to support breast cancer awareness.