Mandy Barnett, one of the most heralded voices in music and a favorite of Grand Ole Opry fans, was surprised on her birthday with an invitation to become an official Opry member. Barnett has appeared on the Opry more than 500 times over the course of nearly 30 years. Opry memberConnie Smith joined Barnett on stage to lead the Opry audience in “Happy Birthday”, then read a birthday card that included Barnett’s invitation.
3rd Eye Hi, The Joseph Family Foundation, and The Pam Goodwin Show are honored to host Nashville’s Inaugural Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye Benefit Concert and VIP Cocktail Hour in the Country Music Hall of Fame’s CMA Theater on Sunday, October 24th starting at 7:30 p.m. Join Dolly Parton, Artimus Pyle Band, Linda Davis, Collin Raye, Dennis Quaid and many others for an evening full of music, movement, and celebration with proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye Benefit Concert will showcase a glimpse of Nashville’s greatest upcoming talent and world-renowned headliners. Come in your finest black tie, blue jean attire! Guests will listen to testimonials from breast cancer survivors, speak with professionals in the health and wellness industry, and hear from the writers behind the hit song, “Pink.”
To purchase tickets, explore sponsorship opportunities, and learn how you can Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye, visit website
(l. to r.) – Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye organizers Tara Joseph, Donna Wells and Katie Larson join music icon Dolly Parton to announce the First Annual Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye Benefit Concert.
Austin City Limits premieres (10.2) with Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram, and Jon Randall’s “The Marfa Tapes”
Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett & Mickey Guyton will be among the artists honored at CMT’s 2021 Artists of the Year special (10.13)