Opry Nashville Flips To Dolly Radio – WSM News

 

GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE TO HOST EXCLUSIVE DOLLY PARTON EXHIBIT “Dolly: My Opry Memories”

Exhibit To Run September 3 – October 31
in Celebration of Dolly Parton’s 50th Opry Anniversary

Parton Will Perform on Two Sold-Out Opry Shows Oct. 12
To Cap Off An Event-Filled DOLLY WEEK 

August 20, 2019 – NASHVILLE, TN – In celebration of Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member, the Opry House will host “Dolly: My Opry Memories”- an exclusive exhibit featuring 24 wardrobe pieces the internationally-known country music icon has worn on the Opry stage and at events held at the Ryman Auditorium over the last 50 years.

Among Parton’s fashions to be featured:

  • Dress worn on the evening of her Opry induction (1969)
  • Gown worn for a duet with fellow Opry member Vince Gill on her monster smash “I Will Always Love You” (1995)
  • Ensemble worn during a surprise Opry appearance to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Reba McEntire’s Opry debut (2017)

Also included in the exhibit in the Opry House’s historic Studio A are exclusive videos of Parton recounting some of her favorite Opry memories along with rarely seen performance clips spanning her five decades of Opry membership. The limited-time-only exhibit was curated and designed to celebrate Parton’s milestone anniversary and will tell the storied career of one of the Opry’s greatest global ambassadors.

Tickets for the “Dolly: My Opry Memories”  exhibit are $12 when guests add it on to the purchase of an Opry backstage tour. Exhibit-only tickets are $17. Packages and tickets will go on sale August 21 at 10 am at www.opry.com. Please check opry.com for available tour times.

As part of Parton’s 50th Opry anniversary celebration, flagship station WSM will flip its Opry Nashville streaming channel to “Dolly Radio” to coincide with the exhibit. The 24/7 “all things Dolly stream” will feature the music legend’s many hits from her catalog of over 3000 songs, past Opry performances, archived interviews, special features from fellow artists, and much more. Fans will be able to access “Dolly Radio” 24/7 via WSMonline.com and the station’s free mobile app.

In celebration of Parton’s 50th Anniversary as an Opry member, The Opry Shop—also located at the Opry House– will feature a unique collection of eleven custom-designed items for women, men and children celebrating the milestone anniversary. A special Dolly Parton Queen of Country 50th Anniversary graphic was created by Opry Entertainment Product Development Manager Molly Brooks, who was inspired by a Parton photograph captured by longtime Opry photographer Les Leverett.

In June, the Opry premiered a new immersive film experience featuring video hosts Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood and showcasing more than 100 Opry artists, Parton included. The film shown in the Opry House’s new Circle Room opens the Opry’s daytime backstage tour.

On January 4, 1969, Dolly Parton was fresh off the release of her first solo album released on RCA Records Nashville, the now-seminal Just Because I’m A Woman, and on that date the singer-songwriter received the biggest accomplishment of her then-young career: being inducted as a Grand Ole Opry member. Fifty years later, Parton has achieved nearly every honor and accolade an entertainer can receive, and she is cemented as the female Country artist with the most Billboard Top 20 hits according to Guinness World Records.

The global superstar will perform on two sold-out shows on Saturday, October 12, 2019, capping a week-long celebration of Parton’s impact on music and the Opry, dubbed Dolly Week 2019. Additional participating artists for Dolly WeekOpry shows will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets are on sale now at www.opry.com, with every ticket purchaser having the option to buy Parton’s Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

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Opry Labor Day Radio Special – WSM News

 

WSM RADIO TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE RADIO SPECIAL FOR LABOR DAY

Opry Labor Day Radio Special Features Luke Combs, Kelsea Ballerini, and More!

Available now for download, Nashville’s iconic WSM Radio has produced an Opry Labor Day Radio Special hosted by WSM personality and Grand Ole Opry announcer, Bill Cody. The end of summer themed holiday program features a runtime of two hours and will be available to stations for free to air throughout Labor Day Weekend 2019.

  • Interview Audio: Interview content from Carly Pearce and Grand Ole Opry members Carrie Underwood, Trace Adkins, Luke Combs and Kelsea Ballerini.
  • In Show Features: Opry inductions of Luke Combs and Kelsea Ballerini, as well as Opry NextStage artist highlights featuring Riley Green, Tenille Townes, and more.
  • Music From: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, and many more.

The Opry Labor Day Radio Special features six minutes per hour of national inventory and twelve minutes per hour of affiliate inventory (all inventory is inside the show). To receive direct download information for the free program and promotional assets, contact J. Patrick via email at jpatrick@wsmonline.com.

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Chuck Mead – “Face the Music” – WSM News

CHUCK MEAD RELEASES NEW ALBUM, CLOSE TO HOME, ON JUNE 21,
AND LAUNCHES NEW WSM RADIO PROGRAM, FACE THE MUSIC
 

Carlene Carter appearance inaugurates new show

 on country music’s most famous radio station, June 14

Mead celebrates Close to Home with unconventional tour of Nashville honky-tonks.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Iconic Nashville-based station WSM Radio, heard on 650 AM and around the world at wsmonline.com, today announced that recording artist Chuck Mead will launch a new monthly radio program called Face the Music.

Mead and his studio guests — country legends, Americana stalwarts, cosmic cowboys, music business impresarios and hillbilly hellraisers — will spin records and swap intimate behind-the-scenes stories that only seem to come out when it’s artist to artist.

Face the Music will debut on both WSM AND wsmonline.com on Friday, June 14, with special guest Carlene Carter. The show is sponsored by legendary Nashville honky-tonk Robert’s Western World and will air the second Friday of every month from 6-7 PM|CT.

The WSM debut comes a week prior to the release of Close to Home, due for release on June 21, 2019. The 11-track collection, on Nashville independent label Plowboy Records, is the follow-up to Mead’s first Plowboy release, 2015’s Free State Serenade. Recorded at the historic Sam Phillips Recording Studios in Memphis, Tenn., the album was produced by acclaimed Memphis recording engineer and producer Matt Ross-Spang.

The album will be celebrated with not with a single “album release show” but rather a multi-date “Honky-Tonk Tour of Nashville.” The week will kick off on Honky-Tonk Tuesday at the American Legion Hall on June 18, The 5 Spot on June 19, Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge June 20, The Nashville Palace June 21, and Robert’s Western World June 22. (Mead has a long history with Robert’s: the first BR-549 release was a live EP recorded there, which not only helped to launch the band’s career, it also brought droves of artists, fans and industry types down to the gritty side of town. Nashville’s lower Broadway has exploded in the last decade.) Also on June 22, prior to the Robert’s show, Mead will make a guest appearance on the Grand Ole Opry — his 139th!

According to Mead, “It’s extremely exciting to me to delve into radio and I’m honored to be a part of the long WSM history. With Face the Music, I get talk to people artist-to-artist about the records that influenced them and shaped their own work. Of course we have a little fun along the way. The fact that the show premieres the week I have a record coming out and I’m playing all my favorite honky-tonks in Nashville makes it all that much sweeter.”

“We’re constantly looking for new ways to stay engaged in an ever-changing listening environment, and we believe adding Chuck Mead’s Face the Music to our programming line-up on both 650 AM and WSMonline.com feels like a natural fit. Chuck and his guests will provide audiences both near and far with engaging conversation, industry insight, and those much sought-after artist stories from the road. We can’t wait to hear Chuck’s voice and style on WSM,” said J. Patrick Tinnell, WSM Program Director.

LISTEN HERE!

*Face the Music with Chuck Mead airs the second Friday of every month from 6-7 PM|CT!

Happy Birthday, Randy Travis! – WSM News

GRAND OLE OPRY, WSMONLINE.COM TO SALUTE RANDY TRAVIS IN HONOR OF THE LEGENDARY ENTERTAINER’S 60th BIRTHDAY

New Memoir ‘Forever and Ever, Amen’ to be Released on May 14

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 25, 2019) — Legendary country superstar Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage Saturday, May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday. The Opry’s flagship radio station 650 AM WSM and its digital counterpart have named Travis their Artist of the Month and will mark the Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member’s 60th with a week of special promotions and programming, including Travis’ Opry birthday appearance, beginning Monday, April 29. Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith and Braving the Storms of Life will be released on May 14 and is available for preorder now at foreverandeveramenbook.com.

Randy Travis fans Charles Esten, Josh Turner and Charlie Worsham are all scheduled to appear on the Opry on Travis’ birthday, as is his fellow Country Music Hall of Famer Don Schlitz, who wrote or co-wrote a number of Travis’ biggest hits, including “Deeper Than The Holler,” “Forever And Ever, Amen,” “Heroes And Friends,” “On the Other Hand” and “Point Of Light.”

Travis signed a Nashville record deal in 1985, became a country music sensation with the release of his landmark album Storms Of Life, and joined the Opry in 1986. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016.

Opry ticket information for the special May 4 show found HERE!

On-air listening accessible HERE!

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“We All Come Together!” – WSM News

“WE ALL COME TOGETHER”

FOR JOHN BERRY AND MUSIC HEALTH ALLIANCE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 26, 2019) — The Country Music community is rallying in support of fellow Grammy winning artist, John Berry, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments for throat cancer discovered in January. A concert, silent auction, sponsor opportunities and more will be included as ways to donate.

The concert will be held on April 23rd at City Winery at 7 pm. Tickets on sale now and are available here.

The benefit, “We All Come Together” for John Berry and Music Health Alliance, will raise money to offset the medical expenses not covered by insurance for Berry and a portion of the donations will go towards Music Health Alliance to fund financial assistance to others in the music community.

Flagship artists announced this morning by media partner WSM Radio and live-streamed on The Heartland Network on the Cody, Coffee and Country show include Trace Adkins, Tracy Lawrence and Exile with many more to be announced soon. Over 20 Artists have been confirmed along with special guests and surprises!

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WSM Presents Music City Mentors – WSM News

650 AM WSM ANNOUNCES

INAUGURAL MUSIC CITY MENTORS EVENT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — 650 AM WSM will host Music City Mentors on Saturday, March 23. Pairing entertainment professionals with individuals who dream of a career in the music industry, Music City Mentors will take place at the Factory in Franklin. This inaugural event will provide music education and professional development opportunities to aspiring music professionals ages 15 and over. The day will feature 45-minute sessions focusing on songwriting, artist management, tour life, publicity and everything in between. SVP Artists Relations and Grand Ole Opry GM, Sally Williams, will give the keynote address. Attendees will conclude the day of unique professional development with “speed networking” opportunities from best-in-the-business professionals.

“It’s extremely important for us to invest in the next generation of industry professionals,” shared Chris Kulick, General Manager of 650 AM WSM. “We hope this is just the beginning of this chapter and finding new ways to mentor and engage young professionals.”

Tickets for the event are on sale HERE for $20.00 through February 15. After February 15, ticket prices will rise to $40.00. Lunch tickets will be available for purchase when registering.

“WSM has been a staple of the music community here in Franklin and there’s no better organization to connect music professionals with those aspiring to get into business,” said Ellie Westman Chin, President & CEO of Visit Franklin.

650 AM WSM’s Music City Mentors is sponsored by Durango Boots, Zaxby’s, Beacon Capital Management, Les Paul Foundation, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism, Lyft, Silent Events, Songwriting University, and Green Iris Records/Still Working Music. Throughout the day participants will also have the opportunity to take part in a job fair featuring local venues, companies, and entertainment employers.

Attendees should plan to dress in business casual attire. Parking is provided at the Factory at Franklin.

About 650 AM WSM:

650 AM WSM’s first official broadcast day was October 5, 1925.  The station is the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, which has been broadcast live over the WSM airwaves since its inception, as well as the 24/7 Americana streaming channel, ROUTE 650.  650 AM WSM is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:  RHP).  A weekly listing of all 650 AM WSM programming and online directory for all streaming channels can be found at wsmonline.com.

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Media Contact:

Nicole Judd | WSM Radio | 615-458-9429 | nicole@wsmonline.com

WSM Presents Music for Kids – WSM News

650 AM WSM TO HOST MUSIC FOR KIDS NOVEMBER 3

Event Will Provide 1000 Free Music Lessons to Children Ages 5-16

NASHVILLE, TN (October 2, 2018) – 650 AM WSM will host its first Music for Kids event on Saturday, November 3, at Studio A in the Grand Ole Opry House from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Presented by Springer Mountain Farms, Music for Kids is a day-long family event packed with activities designed to make music accessible and fun for youth from all over Nashville. The event centers around providing children ages 5-16 with free, age-appropriate music lessons from local professionals and opportunities to engage, learn, and get inspired in fun new ways.

Music for Kids puts real instruments into kids’ hands, encouraging them to explore and experiment with creativity and sound. Children will choose the instrument they would most like to explore– voice, violin, guitar, bass, piano, drums, mandolin, banjo and more – when they sign up online.  Registration for these free lessons are open now and must be reserved in advance via http://wsmonline.com. Lesson slots are expected to fill up fast, so early registrations are advised. A guardian is required to attend with the child receiving lessons.

Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor will be on hand to read from his new children’s book “Lorraine”, Illustrated by renowned artist and Tennessee resident, Higgins Bond. With this story, Secor has created a sweeping, epic Americana story about the power of music and family, story and song. Secor is a parent and Grand Ole Opry member who cares deeply about education and actively supports many related causes in and around Music City, notably helping to launch the Episcopal School of Nashville in 2016.

650 AM WSM expects 500-600 children and teens to attend the free event sponsored by Zaxby’s, Nashville Parent, Guitar Center, Durango Boots, and songgame.com.  Over the course of the day, the historic radio station is expected to donate 1000 lessons to young budding musicians with an overall value of $25,000.

“Our goal with Music for Kids is to spark the musical creativity in the children of Nashville,” said Chris Kulick, 650 AM WSM general manager. “We can’t wait to get instruments in these kids’ hands and watch them get inspired. Music is such a vital part of our whole community, our local economy, and our culture as a city. Inspiring people to make and appreciate music is part of our mission and our rich history as a station.”

About 650 AM WSM:

650 AM WSM’s first official broadcast day was October 5, 1925.  The station is the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, which has been broadcast live over the WSM airwaves since its inception, as well as the 24/7 Americana streaming channel, ROUTE 650.  650 AM WSM is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:  RHP).  A weekly listing of all 650 AM WSM programming and online directory for all streaming channels can be found at wsmonline.com.

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Media Contact:

Nicole Judd | WSM Radio | 615-458-9429 | nicole@wsmonline.com

Register your child/teen HERE!

Route 650 Pre-Show Shindig – WSM News

A new roots music tradition starts this summer! Americana at the Ryman brings newcomers and veterans to the mother church each Sunday night, from July 15 through August 19, for a musical revival like no other!

Join WSM each week on the Ryman Plaza starting at 4:30pm for a FREE Pre-Show Shindig with Route 650 before Americana at the Ryman. We’ll have live music featured each week, WSM personalities and giveaways, a Hatch Show Print display, a “Good Ole Fashioned Cookout” and specials from Cafe Lula, and a pop up shop. You don’t want to miss out on all the FREE fun and festivities sponsored by Yazoo Brewing Company!

The 2018 Pre-Show Shindig performance schedule features:

July 15 – The Carmonas
July 22 – Hogslop String Band
July 29 – Blue Mother Tupelo
August 5 – Roanoke
August 12 – TBA
August 19 – Don Gallardo & Wild Ponies

The 2018 Americana at the Ryman performance schedule features:

July 15 – Buddy Miller & Friends: Lee Ann Womack, Tony Joe White, McCrary Sisters, Parker Millsap, and Elizabeth Cook
July 22 – Jim Lauderdale with William Fitzsimmons and The Secret Sisters
July 29 – Mark O’Connor Band and Brandy Clark
August 5 – Alejandro Escovedo, Hayes Carll, and Caroline Spence
August 12 – Amanda Shires with Caitlin Rose
August 19 – Justin Townes Earle with Band of Heathens

Individual tickets and series passes are on sale now. Click HERE for tickets and info!

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Route 650 presents Americana at the Ryman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium is set to host a new annual series this summer. “Americana at the Ryman”  presented by Route 650, will celebrate American roots music with six talent packed shows throughout July and August.

The series kicks off on Sunday, July 15 with multi-award-winning Americana Artist and Instrumentalist of the Year, Buddy Miller along with special guests Lee Ann WomackTony Joe WhiteThe McCrary SistersElizabeth Cook and Parker Millsap. Other artists appearing during the series’ run include The Band of HeathensBrandy ClarkJim LauderdaleMark O’ConnorCaitlin RoseAmanda Shires, Hayes Carll, The Secret Sisters, Caroline Spence and Justin Townes Earle with more performers to be announced soon.

“Americana at the Ryman” Schedule: 
July 15: Buddy Miller and Friends Lee Ann Womack, Tony Joe White, The McCrary Sisters, Elizabeth Cook and Parker Millsap
July 22: Jim Lauderdale, William Fitzsimmons, and The Secret Sisters
July 29: Mark O’Connor and Brandy Clark
August 5: Hayes Carll and Caroline Spence
August 12: Amanda Shires and Caitlin Rose
August 19: Justin Townes Earle and The Band of Heathens

“The Ryman Americana Series is modeled after our Bluegrass Nights Series which will kick off its 25th season this summer,” said Sally Williams, Senior Vice President of Programming and Artist Relations. “Over the course of six weeks, Americana and roots legends will take the stage for the inaugural Americana Series as will the most exciting new artists. With Bluegrass Nights, we see the same season pass holders come back to the same seats year after year. A lot of deep friendships have been formed by bluegrass fans sitting together in Ryman pews. We look forward to the same happening with the Ryman Americana Series.”

The iconic venue has a long history of showcasing roots music as well as partnership with the Americana Music Association (AMA). In September the AMA’s Americana Honors & Awards Show will return to the Ryman once again. In addition, the storied music hall continues to program multiple night runs with celebrated Americana artists including Jason Isbell, John Prine and Margo Price, all of whom are proud champions of the Mother Church and its historical contribution to music.

“We’re thrilled the Ryman has created a series to show off Nashville’s Americana community to the world. It’s the heart and soul of this town and there is no greater venue in the world to see this talent,” said Jed Hilly, Executive Director of the Americana Music Association.

The new series will feature performances each Sunday evening July 15 through August 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy a pre-show celebration each week beginning at 4:30 p.m. featuring live music on the Ryman plaza and specialty menu items from Ryman Auditorium’s Café Lula.

Similar to the venue’s beloved, two-decade-long running series “Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman,” “Americana at the Ryman” will partner with 650 AM WSM. Route 650, the 24/7 streaming station created by the legendary radio station to showcase Americana, folk and bluegrass music, will be a presenting partner. Before each show, fans can enjoy free live music on the plaza from the latest Americana talent, presented by the station.

Ryman Auditorium’s legacy, both in Nashville and nationwide, is unmatched. The treasured, historic venue continues to showcase talent across all genres of music and entertainment, and recently took home its eighth consecutivePollstar Theatre of the Year award.

Series passes for “Americana at the Ryman” are on sale now. Individual show tickets are available for purchase beginning June 4 at 10 a.m.With purchase of an “Americana at the Ryman” concert ticket, patrons have the option to add on a daytime tour ticket for a discounted rate of $15.00.

For tickets, visit ryman.com/americana.

WSM Partners w/ AJ’s Good Time Bar – News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 4, 2018

650 AM WSM AND AJ’S GOOD TIME BAR

PARTNER FOR 2018 WSM ROAD SHOW TALENT COMPETITION

Grand prize winner to open for Alan Jackson at upcoming Grand Ole Opry performance!

NASHVILLE, TN — 650 AM WSM, the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 WSM Road Show, a live performance talent competition highlighting up and coming country music singer/songwriters. Presented by AJ’s Good Time Bar, which is owned by Grand Ole Opry member Alan Jackson in Nashville, Tennessee, the talent competition will award one grand-prize winner the opportunity to play the Grand Ole Opry in 2018 on the same evening Jackson makes an Opry appearance.

A two-hour matinee competition, the WSM Road Show will broadcast live on 650 AM WSM and wsmonline.com from 1-3 p.m. CT, from the stages of these historic Tennessee theaters:

January 27 | The Palace Theatre | Crossville, TN

February 17 | The Palace Theatre | Gallatin, TN

February 24 | The Roxy Regional Theatre | Clarksville, TN

March 10 | Sugarlands Distilling Co. | Gatlinburg, TN

March 14 | The Capitol Theatre | Lebanon, TN

The final round of the competition will take place on Saturday, March 24 from 1-3 p.m. CT at AJ’s Good Time Bar in Nashville, Tennessee.

“The WSM Road Show takes us back to a day when radio stations would visit outer lying areas and seek up and coming talent,” said Chris Kulick, WSM General Manager. “I am thrilled to give new country artists the opportunity to further their careers, and to be awarded the chance to play the Grand Ole Opry along with a legend like Alan Jackson is career-changing!”

To be considered for the WSM Road Show talent competition, applicants can visit wsmonline.com for submission information. All submissions will be reviewed in advance and selected contestants will be contacted directly with onsite audition information. Contest limitations can be found at wsmonline.com.

About Alan Jackson:

Recently inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among country music’s all-time greats is the latest in a long line of career-defining accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, more than 25 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a 2016 Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years. The man from rural Newnan, GA has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards – including 18 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards. Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who’ve written more than 20 songs that they’ve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica.

About 650 AM WSM:

650 AM WSM’s first official broadcast day was October 5, 1925.  The station is the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, which has been broadcast live over the WSM airwaves since its inception.  650 AM WSM is owned by Ryman Hospitalities (NYSE:  RHP).  A weekly listing of all 650 AM WSM programming is available at wsmonline.com.

About AJ’s Good Time Bar:

Recently named the #1 honky-tonk in Nashville by Billboard and located at 421 Broadway in the heart of downtown Nashville, AJ’s Good Time Bar is named for Jackson’s 2008 chart-topper “Good Time.” Each floor sports a different personality, showcasing Jackson’s varied interests and hobbies. On the first floor, “AJ’s Honky Tonk” prominently features live country music, while the second-floor “GT Bar” offers a sports- and car-themed atmosphere. The “Hullbilly Bar” on the third floor is proving to be one of the venue’s biggest draws — it’s modeled after Jackson’s Merritt Sportfish boat seen in his music videos for “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Long Way to Go.” That level also features karaoke and live music. The rooftop “Star Bar” caps AJ’s Good Time Bar, providing a panoramic view encompassing the historic Ryman Auditorium, Broadway, Nissan Stadium and all of downtown Music City from its vantage point four stories above the stretch of road commonly called the “Honky Tonk Highway,” just like Jackson’s current tour. As sole owner and visionary behind the venue, Jackson is known to make appearances at AJ’s during the week and when not on the road. He’s also a majority owner in ACME Feed & Seed, located just blocks away at 1st Avenue and Broadway.

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Media Contacts:

Nicole Judd | WSM Radio | 615-458-9429 | nicole@wsmonline.com

Jaclyn D. Carter | Shore Fire Media | 615-280-5330 | jcarter@shorefire.com

WSM Road Show Info Found HERE!