Nitty Gritty from Music City – Fri. Jan. 11th

Mark Wills becomes the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry tonight (Friday) and the first new member of 2019. The show is set to take place at the Opry’s original home, Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

Willie Nelson will be celebrated tomorrow night with a concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Artists taking part in Willie: An American Outlaw will include George Strait, Eric Church, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Chris Stapleton, Kris Kristofferson, Bobby Bare and Vince Gill. The show will be filmed and recorded for an upcoming television special and album.

Cody Johnson performs his tune On My Way To You January 16 on NBC’s The Today Show ahead of the release of his album Ain’t Nothin’ To It, coming out January 18.

Marty Brown will release a new album this year. Marty was a contestant on Season 8 of America’s Got Talent and released four albums between 1991 and 1996.