Steve Buchanan

  1. Grand Ole Opry Chief Steve Buchanan on Prepping the Landmark's 90th Anniversary and Producing 'Nashville'

    November 06, 2015 10:00 AM EST While Steve Buchanan has spent the better part of 2015 ­working on the 90th anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry, which broadcast its first weekly music concert on WSM-AM on Nov. 28, 1925, becoming president of the vaunted country-music institution w ...

  2. Ben Folds Campaigns to Save Nashville's Historic Studio A

    June 30, 2014 10:53 AM EDT Songwriter Ben Folds has sounded the alarms. Studio A in Nashville's old RCA Building – which Chet Atkins built in 1964, and has hosted the likes of Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and George Strait – had been sold to a local developer. Folds, wh ...

  3. Backbeat: Kellie Pickler Celebrates 'Dancing With The Stars' Win at the Grand Ole Opry

    June 05, 2013 2:29 PM EDT Gathered backstage at the Grand Ole Opry during Kellie Pickler 's celebration for her and dancing partner  Derek Hough 's recent win on "Dancing with the Stars" were, from left: Steve Buchanan , EVP of the Opry Entertainment ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. AEG's Moore Rises To CMA President

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Moore, senior VP of AEG Live, is the new president of the board of the Country Music Association (CMA). He will succeed Lyric Street and Carolwood Records president Randy Goodman, who will serve as chairman of the board of the CMA when the n ...