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Grand Ole Opry - College Basketball Night

We had the chance to stay at the Grand Ole Opry last fall and let me tell you, Nashville is a blast!

If you are looking for an excuse to get out of town for a few days and love basketball, BBQ, and fantastic music then you should check out this package.


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2010) – As college basketball fans flock to Nashville for the upcoming 2010 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament, the Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous, will welcome them with a special College Basketball Night on Saturday, March 13.


“No trip to Nashville is complete without a visit to the Grand Ole Opry,” said Dan Rogers, senior marketing manager for the Grand Ole Opry.  “As the tournament schedule doesn’t feature a Saturday night game, the Opry is an ideal experience giving visitors a true taste of Music City.  We’ve got a great line-up that offers something for everyone, plus some fun things planned for basketball fans.”


Among those confirmed to appear on the Opry March 13 (two shows will be held at 7 and 9:30 p.m.) are American Idol finalist Danny Gokey, Joe Diffie, new hitmaker David Nail, Academy of Country Music Awards nominee for Top New Vocal Duo Steel Magnolia, and more.


College Basketball Night at the Opry Details:

  • Receive $10 off tickets to the Opry on Saturday, March 13 by mentioning the code BASKETBALL
  • Receive $2 off tickets for backstage tours of the Grand Ole Opry House with the same code
  • Basketball fans will receive a special welcome from the Opry stage during the show
  • Fans will be able to watch for their team’s logo in the on-stage screen in the Opry’s signature barn backdrop


Tickets are available at opry.com or 800-SEE-OPRY.


About the Grand Ole Opry:

The Grand Ole Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn.  A uniquely American experience for more than 80 years, the Opry can be heard on 650 WSM-AM, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and opry.com. The syndicated weekly program, America’s Grand Ole Opry Weekend, airs on country radio stations across America and on the Armed Forces Radio Network.  The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a Nashville-based hospitality and entertainment company that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels.  For more information, visit opry.com or www.gaylordentertainment.com.

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