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Grand Ole Opry announces second annual Dolly Parton birthday celebration

Dolly Parton at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles^ California^ United States on January 9^ 2012.

The Grand Ole Opry announced the second annual ‘Opry Goes Dolly’ taking place on January 19th in celebration of Dolly Parton’s birthday. The 2nd Annual Opry Goes Dolly will take place over two shows (7 pm and 9:30 pm), held at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Parton will not appear in person, but the Friday night Opry shows will feature special guest artists performing their favorite Dolly hits, as well as Dolly-themed events, photo-ops, and more.

Those scheduled to perform at the Opry Goes Dolly show are Opry members Lauren Alaina, Terri Clark, Dailey & Vincent, and Don Schlitz, as well as special guests Elle King, Ashley Monroe, and Tigirlily Gold.

Additionally, in celebration of Dolly’s album Rockstar, The Opry Shop is featuring a Rockstar pop-up shop that will run through January featuring Dolly music and merchandise including Rockstar vinyl and CDs, Rockstar-themed t-shirts, sweatshirts and more.

Five dollars from every ticket sold will be donated to the Opry Trust Fund. For more than 50 years, the fund has assisted members of the country music community in need. Tickets for Opry Goes Dolly are on sale now at (615) 871-OPRY and opry.com.

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