Darius Rucker will host a special Monday night show at the Grand Ole Opry to honor the songs of Ray Charles on October 8th. The show, called “An Opry Salute to Ray Charles,” will feature unique collaborations and special performances of Ray's music, performed by Boyz II Men, Cam, Brett Eldredge, Leela James, Lukas Nelson, Allen Stone, Travis Tritt, Chris Young and more.
“An Opry Salute to Ray Charles” will be filmed for a PBS television special to air in November. The special will also feature behind the scenes footage, a visit to the Ray Charles Library and iconic footage courtesy of the Ray Charles Foundation.
Darius said, “When you think of musical legends, you think of Ray Charles. To host this great event celebrating his legacy at the Opry makes it even more special. Being asked to join the Opry six years ago was one of the greatest highlights of my career and it's an honor any time I get to step onto that stage, especially for a night like this.”
Tickets for “An Opry Salute to Ray Charles” go on sale today (Thursday September 20th) at 10 a.m. at (615) 871-OPRY and opry.com.
Source: Pulse of Radio