Herrin Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement.
What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live-entertainment phenomenon in Nashville Tennessee. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who have followed in their footsteps.
In the image of that grand icon, The Southern Illinois Opry was born. Our events will feature local talent from all over Southern Illinois. We will also feature top International Recording Artists from Nashville and around the world. All of our shows will be hosted by the Herrin Civic Center and will include Bluegrass, Gospel, and Country Artists.
Location: Herrin Civic Center 101 S 16th St Herrin, IL 62948
Date/Time Information: The third Saturday of the month.
Doors open at 6 PM.
Show Starts: 7:30-9:30pm
Contact Information: Richard Melvin
Tickets for the Opry are $15 and available at the Herrin Civic Center, The Pawn Mart in Herrin, Online at siopry.com or at the door the night of the event. Food, refreshments, and cocktails from the bar will be available.
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