Grand ole opry is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Nashville. Music and art lovers that travel the city from across the globe enjoy sitting in the Grand Ole Opry to listen to their favorite artists singing.
Here are some interesting things to know about the grand ole opry.
Stunning Live Performances
Basically the Grand Ole Opry is a radio show which features the performances of talented artists from around the country. Artists perform in front of a live audience, and you too can visit the opry and listen to these amazing performances.
Tourists love the performances that they witness in this great hall. That is primarily because the Grand Ole Opry features country music.
It Has Changed Many Places
In its 90 years of life, the grand ole opry has changed its home for 6 times. Here is the list of home the Opry has changed in the past 90 years.
- Started out at national life and insurance co in 1925.
- Hillsboro theatre in 1934.
- Dixie Tabernacle in 1936.
- War memorial auditorium in 1939.
- Ryman Auditorium in 1943.
- Grand Ole Opry house from 1974 to current.
This place is so old that it is officially been added in the national register of historic places.
The Old Preserved Stage
When the Opry finally moved from the Ryman auditorium to the current grand ole opry, 6 foot circle of the wooden stage from the ryman auditorium was cut and placed in the current stage of the grand ole opry.
This piece of wooden floor is where lots of legends have performed. That is why it is always an honor for the young artists to perform at that place.
Many people visit Nashville just to see the grand ole opry, you too can get the Opry event schedule and plan a visit there.