Grand Ole Opry's Inaugural Opry County Christmas Show Begins Sunday

Monday, November 22, 2021

The Grand Ole Opry is beginning a new tradition this weekend with the inaugural season of Opry Country Christmas at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Opry Country Christmas hosted by Grammy-winning Opry member Larry Gatlin will showcase songs of the holiday season during four shows Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 8 and 12.  

Each show will feature Opry members The Gatlin Brothers, Riders In The Sky and Mandy Barnett and Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie McCoy. Other Opry members, special guests, and spotlight artists will round out the shows made up exclusively of country Christmas favorites.

Among the Spotlight Artists scheduled to appear during the season are Steve Wariner (Nov. 28); Lorrie Morgan (Dec. 5); Josh Turner (Dec. 8); and Trace Adkins (Dec. 12). All Opry Country Christmas shows will air on WSM Radio as well as WSM and Opry digital platforms. Tickets for Opry Country Christmas are on sale now

Here are the performers: 
Nov. 28: Mandy Barnett, The Gatlin Brothers, Riders In The Sky, Charlie McCoy, Jason Crabb, Jeannie Seely, Steve Wariner (Spotlight)

Dec. 5: Mandy Barnett, The Gatlin Brothers, Riders In The Sky, Charlie McCoy, John Berry, Lorrie Morgan (Spotlight)  

Dec. 8: Mandy Barnett, The Gatlin Brothers, Riders In The Sky, Charlie McCoy, Josh Turner (Spotlight)

Dec. 12: Mandy Barnett, The Gatlin Brothers, Riders In The Sky, Charlie McCoy, The Isaacs, Connie Smith, Trace Adkins (Spotlight)

Opry Country Christmas joins Nashville’s other beloved Christmas traditions including Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s Christmas at the Ryman residency. Tickets for the 12-concert run from Dec. 13-22 are on sale now, and will once again feature matinee performances of one of Music City’s most treasured shows. In years past, the husband and wife duo have filled the show with Christmas favorites such as “Let It Snow,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Tennessee Christmas,” “O Holy Night” and “O Come All Ye Faithful.” Tickets are available at www.ryman.com.  

Additional holiday themed shows include the General Jackson Showboat Holiday lunch and dinner cruises, now through Dec. 25, tickets at www.GeneralJackson.com and The Oak Ridge Boys “Christmas in Tennessee” Dinner Show, now through Dec. 25, tickets at www.ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com.

Tickets for 2022 Opry performances Jan. 1-June 11 and the 97th Opry Birthday Bash shows taking place Oct. 7 and 8 are also on sale now. Go opry.com/2022shows to earn more and or call 1-800-SEE-OPRY. 


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