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Opry concert movie goes nationwide

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 – The first-ever Grand Ole Opry feature-length concert movie, "American Saturday Night: Live From The Grand Ole Opry," will play at more than 200 movie theatres natiionwide next month.

Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Darius Rucker as well as The Band Perry and Brett Eldredge appear in the concert film, which was shot on Aug. 31, 2015. George Flanigen IV directed the film.

"American Saturday Night" will expand to additional Carmike Cinemas and other North American theaters from Dec. 4 to 10.

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