Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood To Perform at the Grand Ole Opry This Saturday
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will step in to the iconic circle at the Grand Ole Opry House on Saturday…
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks; Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will step in to the iconic circle at the Grand Ole Opry House on Saturday night (May 2) for a special acoustic performance.
The Grand Ole Opry members will bring music to millions of country fans around the world as the performance, hosted by Bobby Bones, will broadcast live on Circle, and Gray TV stations, DISH Studio Channel 102, Sling TV and other TV affiliates in addition to a companion live stream on Circle All Access and the artists’ Facebook pages. Additionally, the show will air 650 AM WSM and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
Fans tuning into the live stream on the Circle All Access Facebook page can also catch the Circle Sessions with Scotty McCreery. Hosted by Bill Cody, the session with McCreery will air at 7:30 pm ET/ 6:30 pm CT, immediately prior to the live Opry performance from Brooks and Yearwood.
The show marks the Grand Ole Opry’s 4,922nd consecutive Saturday night broadcast and the eighth Opry broadcast without a live audience due to COVID-19. The show will be produced with a very small production team abiding by social distancing guidelines.
Over the last seven weeks, millions of fans in dozens of countries around the world have tuned into the Opry broadcasts, which have featured artists such as Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Lauren Alaina, Luke Combs, Craig Morgan and many more.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s performance will air live on Saturday, May 2 at 8/7 c.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.