Dolly Parton will celebrate 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with a performance on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The performance will cap a week-long celebration of Dolly’s impact on music and the Opry, dubbed "Dolly Week 2019."

Dolly said, “It was always my dream to be on the Opry. I actually got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry when I was about 10 years old. I officially became a member back in 1969 and I cannot believe next year I will celebrate 50 proud years of being a member of the Grand Ole Opry! They call it the ‘Mother Church’ because the old Ryman was a church, but it’s sacred to me, wherever it goes – the church of my heart. For me, the Opry is like the song ‘New York, New York’ – if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. I am excited to be coming back home to celebrate 50 years of membership!”

Here is the schedule for "Dolly Week 2019":

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019
Opry Country Classics – Featuring performances of #1 Dolly hits

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019
Friday Night Opry – Dolly’s Mountain Soul: Bluegrass, Americana & Roots Music honor Dolly

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019 (Two Shows)
Dolly Parton’s 50th Grand Ole Opry Anniversary Celebration featuring Dolly Parton and many more. Participating artists for this special series of Opry shows will be announced in the coming months.

Tickets will go on-sale for all shows today (Friday, November 30th) at 11 a.m. CT at opry.com, with every ticket purchaser having the option to buy Dolly's latest project, Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, at a special price.

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