Grand Ole Opry opening for Garth Brooks Nashville Stadium Tour stop

A segment of Saturday’s show will originate from Nissan Stadium

The legendary Grand Ole Opry is opening for Garth Brooks when he performs at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium on Saturday, July 31st. Brooks and the Opry shared the news on Thursday (July 29th), stating a segment will originate from Nissan Stadium before Brooks takes the stage later that evening.

“On the Garth Brooks Stadium show, the openers have always been first rate. I don’t think there’s been any classier than this: The Grand Ole Opry,” Brooks shares in a social media video. “Yes, a segment of the Grand Ole Opry show is gonna come right out of Nissan Stadium. This is going to be classic.”

While it’s unknown as of press time who will appear at Nissan Stadium, Bill Anderson, Mandy Barnett, John Crist, Dailey & Vincent, Charles Esten, Exile, Lucas Hoge and Connie Smith are scheduled to perform at the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night.

A limited number of tickets for Garth in Nashville are on sale via

Last month, Brooks broke the entertainment record for Nissan Stadium by selling more than 56k tickets in 75 minutes. It will be in-the-round seating at full capacity with more than 70k attending.

Brooks resumed The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour earlier this month with a sold out show in Las Vegas, marking the first live event at Allegiant Stadium, and first show back since being sidelined by COVID. It was one of three announced concerts that had to be postponed from 2020.

Upcoming dates include sold out stops in Kansas City on August 7th which will double as a COVID vaccination site, Lincoln, NE on August 14th, his first ever concert at home of the Seahawks in Seattle on September 4th, Cincinnati on September 18th, Charlotte on September 25th, his first-ever concert at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on October 2nd and his first-ever concert at Gillette Stadium in Boston on October 9th.

The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour has broken records since it launched in 2019, averaging over 83,000 tickets in each city and more a million tickets sold to date. Brooks has shattered attendance records in over 75 cities.

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