Opry Entertainment launches exclusive artist-curated merch line with Pearce
Carly Pearce will make her landmark 100th performance on the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday, April 11th. The country star shared the news during a performance last night (Tues, Mar 21st) on the Opry stage. She made her debut on May 30, 2015 before she landed her record deal with Big Machine Records in 2017. Pearce also announced that, together with Opry Entertainment, she will launch a personally-curated exclusive merchandise line that will include t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other giftable items.
“When I made my Grand Ole Opry debut in 2015, I had hopes and dreams that I would be able to align with them in a much larger way as my career progressed,” Pearce shared from the Opry Circle. “To now be at my 100th performance and to think about everything that has happened in the years that followed my debut, I am so proud to be a member of the Opry and know that they are a true partner of mine.”
Pearce’s 100th Opry show will feature special guests and be captured to air on Circle Television as a special Opry Live on Saturday, April 22nd. Among those appearing in addition to Pearce will be her fellow Opry members The Isaacs, and Ricky Skaggs. The show will air April 11th on WSM radio, wsmonline.com, and SiriusXM, Willie’s Roadhouse.
The Pearce merchandise collection is exclusively available on Opry Entertainment websites and in Opry Entertainment retail stores in Nashville.
Of the merchandise line, Pearce said, “I am also so excited to have a new merchandise line launching with the Grand Ole Opry. It will forever be a huge part of my story & a huge passion in my life to continue to keep the Opry at the forefront of our genre.”
The line, which features a collection of retro-inspired “music tour” graphic tees with mineral washes to look and feel just like your favorite vintage tee. Additional collections, inspired by Pearce’s music, will be announced throughout the year.
“As Carly steps into the circle for the 100th time, we are thrilled to partner with her to design this unique co-branded merchandise collection to celebrate the milestone performance. Our exclusive co-branded merchandise is specially created with the fans of Carly and the Grand Ole Opry in mind,” adds Jim Decker, Opry Entertainment vice president, retail.
On March 24th, Pearce will release her new album 29: Written In Stone (Live From Music City), a live retelling of her critically-acclaimed and commercially-lauded album 29, recorded during an intimate concert event at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. The album marks Pearce’s first live album and closes the chapter on her pivotal 29 journey.