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Lauren Alaina, Dillon Carmichael, Maddie & Tae, Del McCoury Band, Jeannie Seely, Victoria Shaw, Connie Smith, Dusty Slay perform On ‘Opry Goes Pink’ to support fight against breast cancer
As the Grand Ole Opry nears its historic 5,000th Saturday night broadcast on Oct. 30, the show that made country music famous once again joined together with Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer with an “Opry Goes Pink” show. Lauren Alaina, Dillon Carmichael, Maddie & Tae, Del McCoury Band, Jeannie Seely, Victoria Shaw, Connie Smith and Dusty Slay performed on the show.
Multi-Platinum-selling rising superstar Alaina, who recently debuted her new album “Sitting Pretty On Top of the World” at No. 1, got the night started by flipping the switch to turn the Opry’s signature barn pink, then returned to the stage to close the show with performances of favorites including “Getting Over Him,” “Good Ole Boy” and “What Ifs.”
On Oct. 30, the Opry, the world’s longest-running radio show, will mark a historic, record-breaking milestone with its 5,000th Saturday night broadcast. Scheduled to perform on the Opry’s 5,000th Saturday night broadcast is Bill Anderson, Garth Brooks, John Conlee, Terri Clark, The Gatlin Brothers, Vince Gill, The Isaacs, Chris Janson, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker, Jeannie Seely, Connie Smith, Chris Young and Trisha Yearwood.
Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville. The Opry can be heard at opry.com and wsmonline.com, SiriusXM, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties. For more information, visit opry.com.
Susan G. Komen is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide. It advocates for patients, drives research breakthroughs, improves access to high-quality care, offers direct patient support and empowers people with trustworthy information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly searching for tomorrow’s cures. Visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect on social media at www.komen.org/contact-us/follow-us/.
Lauren Alaina flips the switch to turn the Opry's signature barn pink for the annual “Opry Goes Pink” to support the fight against breast cancer. (Photo credit: © Grand Ole Opry, photo by Chris Hollo)