The Circle

Considered by country music legends to be "the heart of country music," the famed Opry Circle is the place to be for lovers of the genre. Stay "in the circle" to see what's new from #Opry, your favorite country stars, and Music City.


Chris Janson joined the Grand Ole Opry for a YouTube Live session on the Opry stage to celebrate the premiere of his "Drunk Girl" music video.

See who has stepped into the circle recently and hear what they have to say about performing for the first time at the Opry.

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Opry Spotlight - William Michael Morgan performs "The Last Monday In May" with veterans.

Opry Flashback - Opry member Carrie Underwood made her debut back in June 2005. Carrie recently celebrated her 10-year Opry member anniversary.

Opry Pick of the Week - Add some excitement to your road trip with these "highway guides" for the four major highways that lead to Nashville featuring stops to sightsee, stretch your legs, and dine.

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Opry Guest Artist Carly Pearce celebrated her 50th Opry appearance on June 13.

Trending - Opry staged its first-ever show from Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival featuring Opry members Riders In The Sky, Old Crow Medicine Show, and more!

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Michael Ray is in The Circle, celebrating the release of his latest album, Amos, and his recent Opry performance on June 2!

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