05/17/2012

ALAN TO APPEAR ON GAC'S "NOTEWORTHY AT THE OPRY"


"NOTEWORTHY AT THE OPRY" SERIES ON GAC
THE NEXT CHAPTER IN THE GRAND OLE OPRY'S CELEBRATED TELEVISION PRESENCE

SERIES DEBUTS MAY 26 WITH MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MILITARY SALUTE


NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 16, 2012) - Noteworthy at the Opry, a new series on Great American Country, will not only capture performances by the some of the most revered and talented artists in country music, each episode will also include interviews with artists from all musical genres as well as other celebrities who will share their stories about the music and artists featured each week. Through this expanded format, fans will be treated to an in-depth exploration into the lives and music of country music's most beloved stars. The series debuts Saturday, May 26, 9:00 p.m./ET on GAC with a special 90-minute episode that will celebrate the Memorial Day weekend with a salute to the men and women in the U.S. military.   Artists scheduled to appear include Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, Kellie Pickler, Montgomery Gentry and Ronnie Milsap.  The premiere episode is being sponsored by Humana and Dish Network.

Each episode of Noteworthy at the Opry will center on specific themes
including:  (just a sampling of those artists performing)

6/02   Alan Jackson:  Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood
6/09   Heartache:  Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery
6/16   Love Songs:  Chris Young, Thompson Square, Keith Urban
6/23   Fan Favorites:  Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts

"Noteworthy at the Opry gives us the opportunity to highlight some of the best in country music today from its most famous stage, but also so much more," said GAC GM/SVP Sarah Trahern. "From the legends that have stepped into the circle to the rising star's debut to a superstar's path to the top, viewers will be treated to amazing performances and interviews from those with a shared love and respect for this iconic institution."

The 16-episode series of Noteworthy at the Opry is sponsored by Dish Network.

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