Newsround

  1. Annual General Meeting

Thank you to our members who took the time out of their evening to attend the Clubs AGM

The Committee that has been elected is as follows..

Club President….James Muir
Vice president…… Brian Robson
Vice President…..Karen McCulloch
Treasurer…Elsie Mackie
Secretary… Andrew Muir

Committee:- Fran Kimmet, Jamie Mcmorrow , Natalie Pritchard and Scott Percy

Sub committee :- Margaret Brown, Jacqueline Bancroft.

Opry App

The Opry now has an app which can be downloaded from the app store for i-phones or playstore for Android devices.

Affiliated Clubs

The Opry Gun Club,  and The Re-enactment Club have now re- opened.  Check out our What’s On page for details.

Big Ds Country Music Quiz

Suspended meantime due to lack of entries.

Facebook

Please note we have a new Facebook page, Glasgow’s Grand Ole Opry Members and Friends.  Keep up to date on the latest Opry happenings and debates by contributing a post to the page. Why not join the Opry Club itself and enjoy reduced admission charges on Fridays and Saturdays? It’s great value and a brilliant night out with live music and very competitive bar prices.

Website

There have been numerous visits to the website since it began and this, hopefully, translates into more visitors to the Club itself.  If you are looking for a night out with a difference and one that won’t break the bank, come along and soak up the friendly atmosphere and make new friends. Great venue for lively Hen  and Stag nights, birthdays and any other occasion you want to celebrate.  Tables can be reserved for larger parties by contacting the Opry on 0141-429-5396 and paying a deposit of £1.00 per person, refundable on the night, to secure the booking.

Country Music Needs More Support

With bands folding all too often these days it is increasingly urgent for country music fans to support the clubs and bands still in existence. The Opry offers members free admission on a Saturday evening for the payment of just two extra pounds on a Friday evening. You can’t get better than that – two nights of live entertainment for just £6! If you know of any members who haven’t been at the club for a while, why not encourage them to come along again to enjoy the music, dancing and keenly-priced drinks from the bar! Since the start of 2017 the club has been well attended on Saturdays, and Fridays have also picked up which is encouraging in these strained economic times. Visiting parties (birthdays, hen and stag nights, etc) have helped to swell the figures but we also need the members to support the club as much as possible. Spread the news among your friends and neighbours that the Opry offers a great night out. The number of visiting parties demonstrates that it is seen as a fun venue and is somewhere a bit different to celebrate an event.

News Items

If anyone wishes to submit an article or news item for inclusion on this page, please e-mail it to f.downie@ntlworld.com or hand it in at the club for the attention of Fionna Downie.

Some Useful Links

Here are some websites which might be of interest:

Country Music & Dance in Scotland & Ireland magazine : www.cmdscotland.org.uk
Country Music people magazine: www.countrymusicpeople.co.uk
UK Country Radio: www.ukcountryradio.com
Regal Country with Willie Evans, every Sunday at 10am for 2 hours Willie plays the very best of old and new country : www.regalradio.net
CMR Nashville – Internet Radio: www.cmrnashville.net
Tranquility Wild West Town: www.tranquilitytown.yolasite.com
and check out www.cmib.co.uk, the site for all things country in the UK with many links to the rest of the world.

The Honky Tonk Cabin – an hour long radio programme featuring Festivals, New Releases, and Interviews with artists (all UK) : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC95xvDkXhSwyX14iw6cLwdw

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