NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 20, 2023) – The show that made country music famous is scheduled to salute the U.S. Military with a return of the red carpet parade and what has become a highlight of the year, the special Salute the Troops Opry performance Tuesday, May 23. Among the artists scheduled to perform are Opry members John Conlee, The Oak Ridge Boys as well as Jason Crabb, LOCASH and The War and Treaty, the husband and wife duo of U.S. Army veteran Michael Trotter and Tanya Blount.
The Opry and its presenting sponsor Humana, partnering with CreatiVets, whose mission is to empower wounded veterans to heal through the arts and music, will invite men and women of the U.S. military and CreatiVets members, as well as spouses, children, and parents of service members to walk the red carpet into the Opry House for the evening’s show, dedicated to saluting the troops and their families for their service to the nation.
The public is invited to cheer on the honored red carpet parade guests in advance of the evening’s show; 7 p.m. show tickets are available at 615-871-OPRY and opry.com.
This year’s Opry Salute the Troops will be filmed to air as a special Opry Live on Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 27) on the Opry’s television broadcast home, Circle Network, Circle All Access Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The show will air live on WSM Radio and will also be heard on SiriusXM, Channel 59 Willie’s Roadhouse
The Opry’s Salute The Troops celebration is presented by Humana. Participating sponsors include Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical, Transition to Trades; the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University; and Hoist. Retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Huber, MTSU’s senior advisor for veterans and leadership initiatives, will be a guest announcer representing the Daniels Center.
Among the artists scheduled to appear on the Opry in the coming weeks include Lauren Alaina, Deana Carter, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson, Ashley McBryde, Craig Morgan, Lorrie Morgan, Michael Ray, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood, among many others.
Tickets are on sale now for all Opry 2023 shows running December 2023 at (615) 871-OPRY and opry.com. For more details go to Opry.com. Tennessee residents can save on Opry show tickets year-round with our TN Friends $45 ticket offer. Visit opry.com/tnfriends for details.
About Grand Ole Opry
Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. The Opry can be heard at opry.com and wsmonline.com, SiriusXM Willie’s Roadhouse, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM, with Saturday night shows seen on the Circle Network. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP). For more information, visit opry.com.
CreatiVets is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering wounded veterans to heal through the transformative power of art and music. Our goal is to provide opportunities for veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) to use creative expression as a means of overcoming the invisible wounds of war. By harnessing the healing potential of the arts, CreatiVets aims to equip veterans with lifelong tools for self-expression and personal growth, helping them to discover their own potential for success beyond the battlefield. Learn more about our work a twww.creativets.org.
Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.
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