Venue: Opry House

March 1974 - Today

The first venue built specifically as a home to the Grand Ole Opry, the Grand Ole Opry House opened on March 16, 1974 with a ceremony attended by President Richard M. Nixon, who played piano and sang on the show that night.

The venue was temporarily closed after receiving substantial damage in the historic flooding of May, 2010, but after five months of around-the-clock restoration work, the house was ready for the show to return. In March, 2014, the Opry House celebrated 40 years as home of the show that made country music famous.