NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Grand Ole Opry, positioned to be in the direct path of the Total Eclipse, is adding two more shows to its weekend line up. The historic event now features two Saturday, Aug. 19 performances and two Sunday night shows Aug. 20, with artists on the Sunday’s shows including Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, Wynonna and Charles Esten.
Tickets for the 9:30 p.m. Aug. 20 second show go on sale noon CT Thursday, July 27.
The Opry’s eclipse celebration continues with two Total Eclipse Plaza Parties on Sunday, August 20 and Monday, August 21. Guests can expect live music on the Plaza stage, commemorative gifts and eclipse glasses, and an array of themed food and drink, including BBQ and specialty eclipse cocktails. The Opry will feature a one-of-a-kind Nashville Total Eclipse soundtrack August 20 to accompany the approximately two minutes of eclipse totality.
Also marking the total eclipse, Opry House Backstage Tours including an August 20 post-show tour and tours throughout the day August 21 are set to recognize Opry artists whose career achievements have eclipsed all others in the field.
The Opry was named the Top Attraction in the U.S. by Trip Advisor for Spring 2017 and was ranked in USA Today last month as Trip Advisor’s top-rated attraction in Tennessee.
Total eclipse packages featuring August 20 9:30 p.m. show tickets, Opry House Backstage Tours, food and drink vouchers, Opry Total Eclipse viewing glasses, and a commemorative print go on sale on Thursday, July 27 at noon CDT at opry.com and 800-SEE-OPRY.
Grand Ole Opry Total Eclipse 2017 schedule of events:
7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 Grand Ole Opry
7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 Grand Ole Opry
5 p.m. Sun., Aug. 20 Opry Plaza Party
7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 Grand Ole Opry Total Eclipse Show
11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21 Grand Ole Opry Total Eclipse Plaza Party
About the Grand Ole Opry
The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year, with Tuesday night shows through December 12 and Wednesday shows through August 9. To plan an Opry visit, call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit www.opry.com. The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tennessee. Celebrating nine decades of entertainment, the Opry can be heard at opry.com and wsmonline.com, Opry and WSM mobile apps, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP). For more information, visit www.opry.com.
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