Grand Ole Opry To Salute U.S Military on May 20

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• May 16, 2014
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Josh Turner. Photo: Chris Hollo

The Grand Ole Opry will salute the U.S. military with a red carpet arrival parade and a special Opry performance on Tuesday, May 20. The MusiCorps Wounded Warrior Band will make its Opry debut. Josh Turner, Darryl Worley, Craig Morgan, Lee Greenwood and Ricky Skaggs are also slated to perform.

The public is invited to be a part of the celebration outside the Opry House beginning at 6 p.m. as members of the MusiCorps Wounded Warrior Band and soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard enter the Opry House via a fan-lined red carpet parade. The evening’s Opry performance begins at 7 p.m.

MusiCorps is a music rehabilitation program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center that helps severely wounded warriors play music and recover their lives. P

“We look forward to welcoming our nation’s heroes and some of the Opry’s favorite artists Tuesday night,” said Opry Vice President and General Manager Pete Fisher. “We’d like to invite Opry fans and our Nashville neighbors to join us in showing our appreciation to these heroes as they enter the

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