April 19-22, 2024 | Nashville, TN
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ACMA GRAND OLE OPRY CONCERT
As part of our exclusive 25th anniversary package, we are thrilled to present an unforgettable concert featuring a multitude of artists. ACT NOW to reserve your spot at this limited availability concert!
Grammy and ACM award winner Ashley McBryde has made a name for herself with her standout, critically acclaimed albums. She wrote her first bluegrass song at 12 and knew Nashville was what she wanted to do. With six Grammy nominations, one for Best Country Album, her music "balances gutsy rocking with classic country, folk and even slight bluegrass influences" (American Songwriter).
You don't change country music, it changes you. — Ashley McBryde
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The Memphis native signed a solo deal with EMI and released a 1992 self-titled album that contained the ballad “Come In Out of the Rain,” which was a Top 5 hit on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart and a Top 10 hit on the U.K. singles chart. She opened for Michael Bolton on his North American stadium tours and was featured in the David Foster-hosted sold-out concerts at Japan’s famed Budokan.
She spent two decades as one of the most in-demand background vocalists, touring the world with Julio Iglesias, singing in four languages and joining him onstage before world leaders. She was on Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul tour, spent several years with Martina McBride and joined Vince Gill in 2016.
Placing as first runner up on The Voice positioned Moten as a lead singer and gained her millions of new fans. It also allowed her to showcase the numerous genres that she can effortlessly explore, from R&B and pop to country and jazz.
DR. ELVIS FRANCOIS
Dr. Elvis Francois, 35, is an orthopedic surgeon who became a singing sensation. The Meharry Medical College graduate finished his three-month spine surgery fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. He was also an orthopedic surgery resident at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Elvis Francois is more than a surgeon, he also delights audiences with his impressive vocals as "The Singing Surgeon." As a contestant on The Masked Singer and with his videos going viral
in 2020, Dr. Elvis touched hearts and used his talent and fame to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic. A charismatic singer who didn't set out to be a performer, this awe-inspiring artist will dazzle you at the ACMA Grand Ole Opry Concert.
Recently, Francois released his debut EP called "Music Is Medicine" and all proceeds have been donated to The Center of Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Response Fund.
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Emily Cavanagh is a Social Worker, Singer/Songwriter, Founder, and Performer based in NYC and working in places like New York, Chicago, and Dublin. She has made a career for herself as a singer, often working at the intersection of music and service - gigging, writing, and bringing music to marginalized communities. She has performed or written for refugee communities, individuals facing homelessness and HIV, and seniors with memory loss. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cavanagh launched a music initiative called "A Song for You," writing, recording, and sending original personalized songs to first responders, patients, and families hit hardest by the pandemic, primarily those at the end of life. This project has recently grown into its own non-profit and features songs of local, touring, and Grammy award-winning songwriters.
Her work can be found in commercial placements and the instrumental of her song "Treehouse" was featured in the 2017 trailer for Woody Harrelson's film "Wilson." With a background in both Social Work and music, Cavanagh remains passionate about causes close to her heart. Her original song "Dark Was the Night" written on behalf of genocide survivors, has played at numerous events at the United Nations, where she performed live for the UN at the Commemoration for Rwanda.
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