Since making her debut on the iconic Grand Ole Opry stage, now member Carly Pearce has stepped in the circle 99 times. Her first appearance in 2015 was before she landed her Big Machine Records label deal in 2017. In addition to announcing that her appearance on The Grand Ole Opry on April 11, 2023, Carly announced a partnership with Opry Entertainment where she’ll personally-curate an exclusive merchandise line that’ll include T-shirts, sweat shirts and other giftable items.
“When I made my Grand Ole Opry debut in 2015, I had hopes and dreams that I would be able to align with them in a much larger way as my career progressed,” said Pearce. “To now be at my 100th performance and to think about everything that has happened in the years that followed my debut, I am so proud to be a member of the Opry and know that they are a true partner of mine.”
Carly’s 100th Opry show will feature special guests and will be captured to air on Circle Television as a special “Opry Live” on Saturday, April 22. Among those appearing on the show will be her fellow Opry members The Isaac’s and Ricky Skaggs. The April 11th show will air, as all shows do, on WSM Radio, was online.com and Willie’s Roadhouse on SiriusXM radio.
The Pearce merchandise collection will be exclusive to the Opry Entertainment websites (Ryman.com and opry.com) and retail stores in Nashville, Tennessee.
Of the merchandise line, Pearce said “I am also so excited to have a new merchandise line launching with the Grand Ole Opry. It will forever be a huge part of my story & a huge passion in my life to continue to keep the Opry at the forefront of our genre.”
“As Carly steps into the circle for the 100th time, we are thrilled to partner with her to design this unique co-branded merchandise collection to celebrate the milestone performance. Our exclusive co-branded merchandise is specially created with the fans of Carly and the Grand Ole Opry in mind.,” said Jim Decker, Opry Entertainment vice president, retail.
On March 24, Pearce will release her new album 29: Written In Stone (Live From Music City), a live retelling of her critically-acclaimed and commercially-lauded album 29, recorded during an intimate concert event at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. Pre-order the album here which marks Pearce’s first live album and closes the chapter on her pivotal 29 journey.