Morgan Wade Says Her Upcoming Opry Debut Is ‘Mind Blowing’

In just a few short weeks, up-and-coming country artist Morgan Wade will mark an important milestone off of her artist…


Lauren Jo Black

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March 10, 2022


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Morgan Wade; Photo by David McClister

In just a few short weeks, up-and-coming country artist Morgan Wade will mark an important milestone off of her artist bucket list when she steps into the circle at the Grand Ole Opry for the first time ever. 

Ahead of her debut, Wade took to social media to announce her debut and share a special message in honor of the big moment. 

“I’m very honored to announce that I will be making my Grand Ole @opry debut April 2nd. The Opry is something that I have dreamt about since I was a kid. The fact that I get to stand on the same stage as so many legends is just mind blowing. Can’t wait,” she wrote alongside a black-and-white photo of herself standing on the iconic Opry stage. 


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Wade will perform on Saturday, April 2. Other artists on the bill include Gary Mule Deer and Tommy Emmanuel. Additional performers will be added in the coming weeks. 

Morgan Wade has made quite the mark on country music following the release of her debut album, Reckless. Earlier this year, Wade shared a Deluxe Edition of the project that features six additional tracks. 

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Among the track list is her current single, “Wilder Days,” and the fan-favorite track, “Run.” 

The Virginia native recently debuted a Bonnie and Clyde-inspired music video. The clip was shot on location in Lebanon, Tennessee and shot by David McClister. Click above to watch. 

Morgan Wade is currently overseas to perform at C2C Festival and will make her Opry debut upon return to the states. 

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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 and her work being featured on 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.