Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Darius Rucker, and Dustin Lynch have joined the lineup of performers playing the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night: it will be the 5,000th Grand Ole Opry broadcast.
Opry organizers announced Chris Young, Chris Janson, Bill Anderson, Jeannie Seely, Connie Smith, Vince Gill, The Gatlin Brothers, and Terri Clark would be performing during the momentous broadcast.
As the Opry celebrates 5,000 Saturday night shows on Oct. 30 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville those interested can watch the show live via Circle, select cable providers, Peacock, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. More information can be found here.
To celebrate 5,000 shows and nearly 96 years of history the Opry launched a new exhibit called “Opry Memories: Celebrating 5,000 Saturday Night Broadcasts,” and features artifacts from Opry stars ranging from Luke Combs to Dolly Parton.
WSM began to air what would become the Grand Ole Opry in 1925 as a radio show, which has been on the air longer than any other broadcast program of any medium anywhere in the world. The program has continued through war, natural disasters, and most recently the global pandemic.