Until the invention of the live radio show, the only way to hear live music was to whistle or gently rub two crickets together. Celebrate advancements in entertainment with today’s Groupon: for $23, you get one second-tier mezzanine or floor ticket to the Grand Ole Opry (a $43 value). Choose from 16 dates listed in the sidebar.
Recently celebrating its 85th year, the Grand Ole Opry continues to honor American country music by featuring a lineup of member and guest artists during every show, including country superstars such as Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Vince Gill, and countless others. The online calendar details the serenaders showcased at every show, allowing audience members to track their favorites and to attempt telepathic song requests ahead of time. One of the only remaining venues in which audiophiles can catch current chart-toppers and country legends sharing the same stage, the Opry forms the backbone of country-music history and extends its legacy of live entertainment to present day.
Formerly broadcasting from the Ryman Auditorium, the Opry has occupied its current space at the Grand Ole Opry House for more than 35 years. Guests who nab today’s deal will score a coveted second-tier seat from which to delight all seven senses as performers both old and new take to the historic stage to channel the sounds, sights, and hairstyles of country-superstars past.
Frommer's reviewed the Grand Ole Opry and rated it as "exceptional." More than 30 Yelpers give it an average of 4.5 stars, more than 80 TripAdvisors give it a four-star average, and more than 107,500 Facebookers like it:
- The Opry remains a comforting mix of country music and gentle humor that has endured for nearly three-quarters of a century. – Frommer's
- The venue is superb! The way the seats fan out wide, it feels like the audience is close to the stage almost no matter how far back their seat. – J.W., Yelp, 9/24/10