OneStat.com Web Analytics

Opry Plays for the Press

Belmont University alumni Brad Paisley, Trisha Yearwood, Josh Turner and Julie Roberts joined other guests to perform a special Grand Ole Opry show for visiting dignitaries at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville this past weekend.

GOO.jpg

The stars entertained an invitation-only crowd that included national media, in town for the upcoming presidential debate at Belmont University, Oct. 7. Bob Scheiffer, CBS News chief Washington correspondent and moderator of Face the Nation, performed two songs then returned to the stage with Brad to close the show. “Can I say something I’ve wanted to say all my life?” said Schieffer, a longtime country fan, after being introduced. “I’m Bob Scheiffer and I’m proud to be on the Grand Ole Opry! I’m appearing between Trisha Yearwood and Brad Paisley. I want to moderate that third debate, but I’ll tell you, I won’t be feeling near the pressure I’m feeling tonight.” Also on the bill was rising new country star Darius Rucker.

Comments

Don’t miss an issue! Subscribe to Nash Country Weekly.

More News

The Gambler’s Last Deal begins May 13 in Mahnomen, Minn.
Video features his Wife Alex and Dog Writer as the main characters.
Sam Hunt leads the field with nods in three categories.
New single, “Outskirts of Heaven,” has youngsters thinking.
The faith-fueled tune is part of Blake’s new album, “If I’m Honest.”