DECA Night at the Grand Ole Opry House Lineup Announced

Courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

Check out who’s performing at DECA Night at the Grand Ole Opry House.

During #DECAICDC, DECA will host an exclusive night at the Grand Ole Opry House showcasing the Opry show as we know it. Featuring a dynamic lineup and a variety of artists, see why the Grand Ole Opry is “the show that made country music famous.” Unlike a typical concert, the Opry gives the audience a sample of several artists’ musical styles including legends, contemporary artists and newcomers.

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Here’s who you can expect at the DECA Night at the Grand Ole Opry House.

 

Mason Ramsey

Skyrocketing to fame with an oversized voice, a huge love of classic Country and an enormous personality to match, 11-year-old Mason Ramsey is the biggest little star in Country music today.  An internet sensation who’s captured the hearts of millions of fans, Ramsey was discovered in 2018 when a foot-tapping video of the youngster yodeling in a Walmart located in Harrisburg, Illinois, went viral. Since then he’s charmed on national television and dazzled the trendiest music festivals, became the youngest Country artist to sign with a major record label in a generation, stood tall on the Grand Ole Opry stage and has released an acclaimed debut single, “Famous.” But, his journey is only just getting started.

 

 

Emily Ann Roberts

Emily Ann’s most recent achievements include placing runner up on season 9 of “The Voice”, and releasing her faith-based album, “Bigger Than Me.” During her time on the show, she had the opportunity to perform with Blake Shelton and Ricky Skaggs, and be mentored by Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton. Emily Ann had two number one songs on the country iTunes chart as well as two top ten songs on iTunes’ all-genre chart.

 

The SteelDrivers 

It may be the only town around where salaried songwriters and full-time session musicians are as common as accountants and schoolteachers. Music is the product, and the factories line the street, from the swank Music Row mini-high-rises to the low-slung Sylvan Park bungalows. And only Nashville could give birth to a band like The SteelDrivers: a group of seasoned veterans – each distinguished in his or her own right, each valued in the town’s commercial community – who are seizing an opportunity to follow their hearts to their souls’ reward.

Since the release of The SteelDrivers in 2008 and Reckless in 2010, The SteelDrivers have been nominated for three Grammys, four IBMA awards and the Americana Music Association’s New Artist of the Year. They were presented the International Bluegrass Music Association’s award for Emerging Artist of the Year in 2009. That same year the band spent a week in Georgia as part of the cast in the movie Get Low. The movie, which starred Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek and Bill Murray, featured a soundtrack that included four tunes by The ‘Drivers.

 

Mark Wills

Mark Wills found both personal and professional success in Georgia’s capital city. He met his wife Kelly there. They married in 1996, the same year “Jacob’s Ladder” jump-started his country career on Mercury Records. The single was followed by a string of Top 10 smashes-“Places I’ve Never Been” (1997), “I Do (Cherish You)” (1998), “Don’t Laugh at Me” (1998), “Wish You Were Here” (1999), “She’s in Love” (1999), and “Back at One” (2000).”

In 2001, Wills released his fourth album Loving Every Minute, which included a duet with labelmate Jamie O’Neal. His Greatest Hits followed in 2002, featuring the huge radio hit “19 Somethin’.” He released the album And the Crowd Goes Wild in 2003. In 2007 a collection of his greatest hits called The Definitive Collection was released on Mercury followed by Familiar Stranger in 2008. In 2011, he released the album Looking For America.

 

One More Announcement!

One more artist will be announced once confirmed. Check back to discover who will round out this already star-studded lineup for the exclusive DECA Night at the Grand Ole Opry House.

*Artists subject to change.

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