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Total Solar Eclipse At The Grand Ole Opry In Nashville, Tennessee

July 8, 2017

One of the most historic parts of country music will be celebrating a monumental astronomical event. The Grand Ole Opry will be hosting a celebration in the path of the upcoming total solar eclipse, beginning with a star-studded special Sunday night Opry show on August 20 featuring CMA and ACM vocal group of the year Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, Wynonna and many more.

On Monday, August 21, the United States will experience the first total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous United States since 1979, and the first one visible from the southeastern United States since 1970. Fans can head to the Opry, which is positioned to be in the direct path of the total eclipse, to begin the celebration with the show on August 20.

Show tickets and total eclipse packages featuring show tickets, Opry House Backstage Tours, food and drink vouchers, Opry Total Eclipse viewing glasses, and a commemorative print go on sale on Friday, July 7 at noon CDT at opry.com and 800-SEE-OPRY.

Grand Ole Opry Total Eclipse 2017 Schedule of Events:

Sunday, August 20, 7p.m.       Grand Ole Opry Total Eclipse Show

Monday, August 21, 11 a.m.    Grand Ole Opry Total Eclipse Plaza Party

August 21 Eclipse Timing:

Partial eclipse begins: 11:58 a.m. CDT

Start of totality: 1:27 p.m. CDT

Partial eclipse ends: 2:54 p.m. CDT

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