GRAND OLE OPRY
Grand Ole Opry shows are performed every weekend and on Tuesdays March - December. Since 1925, country’s best have mesmerized audiences at the Opry, the show that made country music famous. While performances from both legendary entertainers and the latest country music acts are the norm, when you go to the Opry, you’ll also enjoy bluegrass bands, comedy, and more.
The list of current Grand Ole Opry members includes such stars as Little Jimmy Dickens, Loretta Lynn, Brad Paisley, Connie Smith and Carrie Underwood, all of whom return regularly to sing on the same spot—- a round, 6-foot piece of oak wood at center stage. Cut from the Ryman Auditorium stage (the show’s home 1943-74), the circle pays tribute to the country icons-- Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, and Roy Acuff among them-- who have entertained millions of fans from that very spot.
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OPRY HOUSE TOURS
Guided tours of the Grand Ole Opry House offer visitors an up-close look at the celebrated 4,400 seat venue and country's most famous show, including themed dressing rooms, the artist entrance, the Opry stage, and more. Tours are offered daily.
Tours available February through October
Tours begin from The Opry Shop in the Grand Ole Opry House
OPRY ORIGINALS: THE SHOP ON BROADWAY
Located in the heart of downtown Nashville’s famous “Lower Broadway” area known around the world for its honky tonks and one-of-a-kind authentic country music attractions, Opry Originals brings together the iconic roots of the Grand Ole Opry and country music’s contemporary culture for a shopping experience like none other. Opry Originals showcases an extensive line of lifestyle products and makes shopping an exciting experience with artist appearances, book/record signings, as well as listening stations and even a photo opportunity.
Location: 300 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201 ph: 615-259-9777
THE OPRY SHOP
Enjoy the Grand Ole Opry experience anytime with a stop at The Opry Shop, located within the Grand Ole Opry House. It's the place for great Opry gifts and collectibles for all ages. Open seven days a week.
Visit our online store: The Opry Shop
The Wildhorse Saloon began with a stampede through the streets of Music City when a herd of cattle paraded down Second Avenue and past the front doors of the newly opened club. Since then, the Wildhorse has continued to capture the interest of visitors with its unique attractions and one-of-a-kind capabilities.
The Wildhorse is Nashville 's premiere music nightlife and dining. Annually, thousands of fans stampede to the Wildhorse for a great barbecue meal, catch the hottest concerts, and learn the newest dance steps.
The Wildhorse has been rewarded with recognition from the Academy of Country Music (ACM), Nashville Scene, Country Music Association (CMA) and Standing Room Only (SRO). The restaurant has earned equal awards for its barbecue sauce, ribs, pulled pork, and brisket in regional and national barbecue competitions.
The Wildhorse opens daily at 11 am, serves a full menu until midnight, and offers live entertainment nightly. Visit www.wildhorsesaloon.com for this month's line up.
GENERAL JACKSON SHOWBOAT®
The General Jackson is a grand 300 foot paddlewheel riverboat with four massive decks. You'll enjoy a wide variety of entertainment including a fun-filled lunch cruises that features the country music and comedy of Tim Watson. A delicious southern buffet is served on this 2 1/2 hour river cruise. Perfect for the entire family!
Elegant evening cruises can include a three-course dinner and fantastic musical production. From rock ‘n' roll to country, you'll hear a wide variety of music performed by some of the best singers in Music City.
Various price levels offer something to fit everyone’s budget. Don't miss this unique entertainment experience!
Tickets & Information: General Jackson: (615) 458-3900 or visit their website.
GAYLORD SPRINGS GOLF LINKS®
Gaylord Springs Golf LinksCarved from the banks of the Cumberland River, Gaylord Springs® has earned its place among the nation’s best golf courses. Designed by former U.S. Open and PGA champion Larry Nelson, this Scottish links-style, par 72 layout offers 18 challenging holes bordered by limestone bluffs.
Gaylord Springs has won many awards including "Best Places to Play" by Golf Digest Magazine.
The Golf Institute at Gaylord Springs Golf Links offers private lessons, custom club fitting and on-site club repair.
Tee Times & Information: (615) 458-1730 or 866-51-LINKS
Visit the Gaylord Springs Website.
COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM
Rhinestone costumes, seasoned instruments, and tear-stained lyric sheets are just some of the priceless artifacts you will see inside the world's largest music museum. In 2010 our ever-changing core exhibition, Sing Me Back Home, will undergo a dramatic expansion. Today's hit makers like Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, and Faith Hill, as well as contemporary bluegrass and Americana artists, will be represented alongside legends such as Johnny Cash, George Strait, and Reba McEntire. Museum admission includes exhibits featuring the Hank Williams family, Brenda Lee, and more.
Be sure to visit Historic RCA Studio B, Nashville's only Studio tour, where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, and others made over 35,000 hit records. Finish off your day by savoring a southern meal at Two Twenty-Two Grill and Catering or by shopping at our Museum Store.
More information: (615) 416-2001
Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame Website.