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Did elitism doom the fairgrounds?

Is it sad that history that ‘made our city so unique and special’ is being lost with the closing of the fairgrounds, or was it a symbol of a countrified Nashville that some couldn’t wait to shed? More

Rounder celebrates 40th anniversary at the Opry

Premier record label will hold a special celebration hosted by actress Minnie Driver More
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Quicksilver kicks off Ryman's Bluegrass Nights series

Doyle Lawson, the head of Quicksilver, has been one of the most celebrated and acclaimed bandleaders and instrumentalists in bluegrass for almost a half century. More
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RIFFS: Classic Ray Charles 'Country' discs polished and reissued

In 1962, when Ray Charles gave hit country songs a swing/big band interpretation, critics feared he'd alienate his fans. Instead, he brought new audiences to country and himself. More
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Comedian makes his Grand Ole Opry instrumental debut

Television and film funny man Steve Martin will show off his bango prowess, a talent he's harbored since he was 17 years old. More

Montgomery Gentry invited to join Grand Ole Opry

Formal induction set June 23 More
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