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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.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
Concert Review: Not only is Turner traditional, he's popular – Every time Josh Turner reached for some of those wonderful subterranean low notes, which he often pulled out during his enjoyable night show, it was like a superhero applying a superpower. He didn't need this extra advantage to please his audience; he has so many quality songs stockpiled in his catalogue already doing the job.... »»»