Kristofferson, Nelson and Jennings Headline TV Taping at Opry House

Twenty or so of the biggest names in country music will be swapping songs and stories at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House for a “country homecoming” TV taping on March 7 and 8. Among the artists scheduled to appear are Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Chet Atkins, Glen Campbell, Barbara Fairchild, Freddy Fender, Janie Fricke, Crystal Gayle, Mickey Gilley, Sammy Kershaw, George “Goober” Lindsey, Lorrie Morgan, Jerry Reed, Ray Stevens, The Geezinslaw Brothers, B.J. Thomas, Mel Tillis, Porter Wagoner and Gene Watson. Bobby Bare and Ralph Emery will host the event. The two-part special will air on TNN. The air date has yet to be announced.