Megan Moroney, Corey Kent, Ashley Cooke, Jackson Dean, ERNEST, Chapel Hart, Kameron Marlowe, and Ian Munsick are all part of the Opry NextStage Class of 2023, it was announced yesterday (Tuesday, April 11th). The Opry NextStage program spotlights country music’s rising talent on the Opry stage and across Opry Entertainment Group platforms.
This year's class will be introduced with an “Opry NextStage Live” concert at Lava Cantina on May 10th at 2:30 p.m. in The Colony, Texas, preceding the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards on May 11 in nearby Frisco, Texas. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning on Friday (April 14th) at 10 a.m. CT.
Previous Opry NextStage classes included Riley Green, Parker McCollum, Tenille Townes and Lainey Wilson, to name just a few.