Ryman Auditorium

  1. Backbeat: Grammy Nominations Pre-Concert Reception With Scott Borchetta, LL Cool J, Taylor Swift

    December 06, 2012 4:23 PM EST From left: Crissy Haslam, Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, Big Machine Records' Scott Borchetta and Sandy Borchetta at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live pre-show reception at Nashville's Brid ...

  2. Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall opens doors to sponsors

    October 19, 2012 1:48 PM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, brought to you by Steve's Auto Shack? Such naming-rights deals, normally reserved for sports arenas, could soon be coming to some of the music industry's best-known institutions. Creative Artists Agency ...

  3. Exclusive: Rock Hall, Grand Ole Opry Seek Brand Partners In New CAA Pact

    October 19, 2012 1:18 PM EDT Below is an exclusive story from this week's BIllboard on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium reaching branding deals with Creative Artists Agency that could change the way these music institutions conduct busi ...

  4. Keith Urban Joins Grand Ole Opry

    April 23, 2012 2:58 PM EDT (Photo: Chris Hollo) This past weekend, one of country music's most exclusive clubs added one more name to the list with the induction of Keith Urban into the cast of the Grand Ole Opry Saturday. After performing his hits "Days Go By&quo ...

  5. Opry House Stripped To Foundation For Repairs

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Grand Ole Opry House has been stripped to its concrete foundation as workers try to repair damage from flooding about two weeks ago. The stage, including a historic six-foot circle of floorboards from the old Ryman Auditorium stage, has been r ...

  6. Grand Ole Opry Stage Was Under 2 Feet Of Water

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry House stage, where country music stars have performed for decades, was under 2 feet of water after it was hit by flooding that tore through Tennessee. That's according to Gaylord Entertainment CEO Colin ...

  7. Despite Floods, Grand Ole Opry Held Across Town

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The venue was different, the tickets were handwritten and the gear was cobbled together. But the floodwaters that deluged Nashville couldn't stop the Grand Ole Opry . Marty Stuart kicked off Tuesday night's (May 4) show, which was moved ...

  8. Flooding Hits Grand Ole Opry

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Due to heavy flooding in middle Tennessee, with the Cumberland River reaching the Grand Ole Opry Entertainment Complex, this week's Grand Ole Opry performances have been moved from the Grand Ole Opry House to other Nashville venues. The Tuesd ...

  9. Williams To Manage Ryman

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Music business veteran Sally Williams has been named GM of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. She succeeds G. Scott Walden, who is leaving to pursue other ventures. Walden will stay on as consultant through the end of the year and William ...

  10. Daniels To Join Opry

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Legendary country star and fiddler Charlie Daniels has been invited to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. Daniels was surprised with the invitation by Martina McBride during his his annual Christmas For Kids benefit show at the histor ...

  11. Williams, Griffin, Avett Brothers Lead AMA Noms

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams, Patty Griffin and the Avett Brothers lead the way with three nominations each for the Americana Music Association's 2007 Honors and Awards, which will be held November 1 in Nashville. The nominations were announced June 17 b ...

  12. Agajanian Wins ICM Entertainer Of The Year

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dennis Agajanian took home the entertainer of the year award at the 11th annual Inspirational Country Music Award Show last night (Nov. 10) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Dennis Agajanian took home the entertainer of the year award at the 1 ...

  13. On The Road

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young's Aug. 18-19 performance of his forthcoming "Prairie Wind" album at the historic Ryman Auditorium was filmed by director Jonathan Demme for a concert film to be released by Paramount Classi Neil Young's Aug. 18-19 pe ...

  14. Turner Tops Christian Country Awards

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Turner, who hosted the event with Lisa Ryan, won song and video of Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10t ...

  15. Jansky Tops Christian Country Noms

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Show set for Nov. 4 in Nashville. With nods in five categories, Clifton Jansky is the top nominee for the10th annual Christian Country Music Assn. Awards. Josh Turner and Lisa Ryan will host the awards show, set for Nov. 4 at Nashville's Ryma ...

  16. Gaylord Extends Reed's Contract

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gaylord Entertainment president/CEO Colin Reed has extended his contract through May 2008 and will add the title of chairman in May 2005. Gaylord Entertainment president/CEO Colin Reed has extended his contract through May 2008 and will add the ti ...

  17. Gaylord Extends Reed's Contract

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gaylord Entertainment president/CEO Colin Reed has extended his contract through May 2008 and will add the title of chairman in May 2005. Gaylord Entertainment president/CEO Colin Reed has extended his contract through May 2008 and will add the ti ...

  18. Stone, Hamilton Set Co-Headlining Jaunt

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Soul songstress Angie Stone will embark on a national co-headlining theater tour with Anthony Hamilton, beginning at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 2. Soul songstress Angie Stone will embark on a national co-headlining theater tour wit ...