Opry Celebrates 77th Birthday

The Grand Ole Opry’s is gearing up for its 77th Birthday Bash taking place this weekend. Clay Walker makes his third Opry appearance during two Friday night (Oct. 11) shows featuring Steve Wariner, Ricky Van Shelton, Jimmy Dickens, Connie Smith, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Porter Wagoner and others. The Opry’s cast for Saturday (Oct. 12) includes Martina McBride, Ralph Stanley, Lorrie Morgan, Bill Anderson and Bill Carlisle. Earlier Saturday, the Grand Ole Opry House will host the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Celebration, a show featuring Stanley, Jim Lauderdale, the Osborne Brothers and others. 10/10/02