Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Immerse yourself in the rich tradition and history of country music with "The Blue Ridge Opry" — a captivating variety show that promises a night filled with classic country tunes, laughter, and lively dance. Join us at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace on Saturday, November 18th at 7 p.m. ET for this unforgettable event.

The Blue Ridge Opry stands as a heartfelt tribute to the golden era of country music, drawing inspiration from the iconic Grand Ole Opry and legendary artists such as Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Uncle Dave Macon, The Carter Family, and many more. Hosted and produced by the talented Kelley Breiding, a renowned singer and multi-instrumentalist, the show seamlessly blends music, comedy, and dance to create a unique entertainment experience.

In collaboration with the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace, this event also serves as a "last hurrah" in celebration of the current special exhibit dedicated to the influential women in old-time music. It is a perfect occasion to explore and appreciate the immense contributions of female artists to the country music genre.

The November 18 performance promises a star-studded lineup featuring regional music powerhouses Ashlee Watkins & Andrew Small, Emily Spencer & Debbie Bramer, Jim Lloyd, Bayla Davis & Cary Fridley, and Donna Ray Norton. Each of these artists brings a unique flavor to the stage, ensuring a night of diverse and captivating performances.

Tickets are available for purchase at $20+ tax/fee. Don’t miss this opportunity to take a step back in time and enjoy a night of nostalgia, music, and community. The Blue Ridge Opry is more than just a show — it’s a celebration of the enduring spirit and timeless appeal of country music.

The Blue Ridge Opry: A Nostalgic Evening of Music
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace, 1 Heartwood Circle, Abingdon, VA 24210
Tickets: $20+ tax/fee
Available HERE

About The Blue Ridge Opry:
The Blue Ridge Opry is a nostalgic variety show that celebrates the heritage of country music. With its blend of live music, comedy, and dance, the show offers a unique entertainment experience reminiscent of the early days of the Grand Ole Opry.

About Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace:
The Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace is a vibrant hub for the arts, culture, and heritage of the region. It serves as a platform for local artisans, musicians, and performers, fostering community and promoting the rich traditions of