NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Grand Ole Opry® joins Women Rock For The Cure™ in the fight against breast cancer on Tuesday, Oct. 24 with its ninth annual “Opry Goes Pink” show.
Black River Entertainment’s Kelsea Ballerini flips the switch on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop, turning it pink for the night as the “Legends” singer takes the stage to perform to raise awareness and funds for Women Rock for the Cure™, a Nashville-based non-profit committed to connecting and supporting young women facing breast cancer.
Opry member Trisha Yearwood takes the stage to perform and introduce this year’s Women Rock for the Cure honorary survivor, symbolizing individual battles being won against the disease.
Arista Nashville’s LANCO makes their Opry debut; Easton Corbin, Runaway June and others perform; and CMT’s Cody Alan appears as a guest announcer for the night, joining the ranks of other personalities who have appeared in the role including Garrison Keillor, Dan Rather, and Robin Roberts among many others.
Now, $5 from every ticket sold is donated to Women Rock For The Cure™. Tickets are available at 615-871-OPRY and www.opry.com.
The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year, with Tuesday Night Opry shows through Dec. 12.
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 Opry shows through December 12 and Wednesday shows returning September 13. To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com. The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. 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.
About Women Rock For The Cure
Women Rock For The Cure™ is a Nashville-based 501(c)(3) organization committed to connecting and supporting young women facing breast cancer. Founded in 2007, the organization works to build awareness and provide outreach programs through the power of the entertainment industry. Fueled by the annual Opry Goes Pink concert, the signature event has featured performances by Jason Aldean, Martina McBride, Kacey Musgraves, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, The Judds, Carrie Underwood and more. All proceeds benefit the organization's outreach efforts, including the impactful Young Survivors Retreat, which brings together young women diagnosed with breast cancer. For additional information on Women Rock For The Cure, upcoming events and how to get involved, please visit www.WomenRockForTheCure.org.
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