Special Opry Live: Opry Loves The ‘90s To Air On Circle Network

by Preshias Harris / 732 days ago / Comments

A host of stars set to appear on historic ‘90s Country show 

If you are a country fan that believes the best country music is ‘90s country, by now you probably know that the Grand Ole Opry launched an ambitious program in May titled Opry Loves the ‘90s. The project kicked off just in time to welcome fans from all over the world who were descending on Nashville for the CMA Music Fest.

Now, as part of that project, Circle Network is partnering with the Grand Ole Opry for a special Opry Livehonoring one of the most celebrated decades in Country Music. Opry Live: Opry Loves the '90s will feature performances by Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Cody Johnson, Midland, Michael Ray, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson and Chris Young covering popular ‘90s Country hits from artists like Garth Brooks, Patty Loveless, The Chicks, Toby Keith, Vince Gill and more. 

The one-hour program will also include an exclusive collaboration of the 1996 No. 1 hit “Strawberry Wine” between CMA award-winner Deana Carter and Opry NextStage artist BRELAND. Hosted by Natalie StovallOpry Live: Opry Loves the '90s premieres on Circle Network on Saturday, July 23 at 9/8c and will re-air at 12/11c.


Opry Live: Opry Loves the '90s performances Include:

Jimmie Allen, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” (Toby Keith, 1993)

Kelsea Ballerini, “Cowboy Take Me Away” (The Chicks, 1999)

BRELAND/Deana Carter, “Strawberry Wine” (Deana Carter, 1996)

Cody Johnson, “When I Call Your Name” (Vince Gill, 1990)

Midland, “Seminole Wind” (John Anderson, 1992) 

Michael Ray “Small Town Saturday Night” (Hal Ketchum, 1992) 

Carrie Underwood, “Blame It On Your Heart” (Patty Loveless, 1993)

Keith Urban “Sold (Grundy County Auction)” (John Michael Montgomery, 1995)

Lainey Wilson “T-R-O-U-B-L-E” (Travis Tritt, 1992)

Chris Young “Papa Loves Mama” (Garth Brooks, 1991)


The Opry understood the affinity that many fans have with 90s-era country and created the limited-time Opry Loves the ‘90s experience at the Grand Ole Opry House with a unique interactive tour exhibition as well as special in-show Opry programming. They also scheduled ‘90s-themed Opry Plaza Parties at their outdoor plaza that opened earlier this year and surprise artist collaborations celebrating country music of the 1990s. 

The Opry’s '90s experience runs through the end of 2022 and continues across other Opry Entertainment Group properties including WSM Radio, Circle Network and Opry.com, as well as across the Opry’s social channels. For more information and to buy tickets, visit https://www.opry.com/specials/opry-loves-the-90s.

Photo credits to Chris Hollo.



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Preshias Harris is a music journalist who has interviewed everyone from Alabama to ZZ Top for articles and stories published in numerous music magazines. She is the author of longest-running monthly country music column in America and authored The College of Songology™ 101: The Singer/Songwriter’s ‘Need To Know’ Reference Handbook. As a music career development consultant with special emphasis on emerging and aspiring artists and songwriters, she focuses on ‘chasing the dream’ while understanding the realities of the music industry. She maintains a writers’ room on Music Row – named The Sangtuary – for her clients and their co-writers. She is a member of ASCAP (as a publisher), BMI, The Country Music Association (CMA), The Recording Academy, The National Association of Talent Directors (NATD) and a life member of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).

You can find out more about Preshias at https://www.collegeofsongology.com and find her blog at www.nashvillemusicline.com