Known as the world's longest running live radio show, tickets to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee continues to be one of Nashville's most sought after items. A weekly live stage concert that presents the biggest stars in country music since 1925, the show continues to be respected as the best in the country music genre.
The Grand Ole Opry began as a barn dance on WSM-AM radio in 1925 that showcased the best country singers of the day. It continues to present the best country artist with a mix of legends and contemporary chart-topping performers that present live concerts each week.
The Grand Ole Opry is considered an American icon. Grand Ole Opry tickets are in demand for each show that draws a yearly audience that tops hundreds of thousands in both attendance and radio and Internet listeners. It has become a part of the landscape of America with the most famous performers vying for the opportunity to play the Opry stage.
Tickets to the Grand Ole Opry live performances are easy to obtain but are generally reserved weeks in advance of the scheduled performance date. Grand Ole Opry discount tickets are also available for most shows. The history of the Opry runs deep and began with live shows performed at the historical Ryman Auditorium in 1943. Tickets for the Grand Ole Opry shows at the Ryman Auditorium are still available for some concerts and special events scheduled there.
Entertainers who are asked to perform and inducted as members of the Grand Ole Opry consider it a crowning achievement in their careers. Pictures of country music legends such as Hank Williams, Minnie Pearl, Roy Acuff, the Carter family, Bill Monroe, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and many more line the backstage hallways of the Grand Ole Opry House and the Ryman Auditorium. Grand Ole Opry discount tickets for tours and concerts of the venue are available anytime.
The Opry House seats 4,400 guests and is located near the Cumberland River in Nashville. In 2010 the venue was flooded and entertainers and community members worked alongside each other to save the historical pictures, instruments and the wooden stage that was carved from the original stage of the Ryman Auditorium. Grand Ole Opry tickets are popular with guests who want to see performances in the legendary circle of wood.
Tickets to the Grand Ole Opry include either a week night live concert or a weekend show that offers two performance on Friday and Saturday nights. Country's elite in the music industry take the stage and a portion of the concert is televised on some networks. Seating charts are available so tickets for the Grand Ole Opry are easy choose according to seat number and section.
If you are searching for Grand Ole Opry tickets for a weekend getaway or a special event, Grand Ole Opry discount tickets are available making it easier to enjoy the country's best entertainers. Hundreds of artists have performed at the Opry and they are waiting to perform for you when you purchase your tickets for the Grand Ole Opry.