Grand Ole Opry® to celebrate 30th Anniversary of Country Cares For St. Jude Kids®
Wednesday, September 18
Bobby Bones, Chris Janson, Dailey & Vincent, High Valley and Michael Ray
Among Those Scheduled to Perform
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 10, 2019) – The Grand Ole Opry® will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® during a special show Wednesday, September 18 as part of the Opry’s series of fall Wednesday shows that will run through October 30. Artists scheduled to perform on the Opry’s Country Cares for St. Jude Kids show include Bobby Bones, Chris Janson, Dailey & Vincent, High Valley and Michael Ray. Since its inception in 1989, Country Cares has pioneered radio philanthropic fundraising, raising a record more than $800 million for the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Finding cures. Saving children.®
Throughout the show, photos and videos of inspirational moments from Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® will be shared, and a St. Jude patient will take the stage as a special guest announcer for the night.
During the month of September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, supporters are encouraged to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in its efforts to end childhood cancer.
When guests purchase tickets for the evening at the link below, $5 from each ticket sold will be donated to St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
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Promo Code: STJUDE19
Artists scheduled to perform in the coming weeks at the Grand Ole Opry include Bill Anderson, Suzy Bogguss, Easton Corbin, Frankie Ballard, Dillon Carmichael, Charlie Daniels Band, Joe Diffie, Colt Ford, Lauren Jenkins, Del McCoury Band, Craig Morgan, Carly Pearce, Mason Ramsey, The Mavericks, Michael Ray, Chris Shifflett, Matt Stell, The Steeldrivers, Mark Wills, Charlie Worsham and debuts by Tenille Arts, Hannah Dasher, Ruston Kelly, Jameson Rodgers, YOLA and more.
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About the Grand Ole Opry:
The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year, with Tuesday night shows through December 11 plus season Wednesday and Thursday Opry Country Classics performances. To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com. The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. Celebrating nine decades of entertainment, the Opry can be heard at opry.com and wsmonline.com, Opry and WSM mobile apps, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP). For more information, visit opry.com.
About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter and Instagram and subscribing to its YouTube channel.