Bits And Pieces: Chris Young & More!

Chris Young will be the special guest at this year’s Christmas 4 Kids (C4K) 40th Anniversary Concert, set for Monday, November 21st at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. This year’s show will also feature performances by returning show host Phil Vassar, The Frontmen (Richie McDonald, formerly of Lonestar; Tim Rushlow, formerly of Little Texas; Larry Stewart of Restless Heart), and Essex County. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday (September 16th) at 10 a.m. CT via All proceeds will go to the Christmas 4 Kids organization.

The Grand Ole Opry will celebrate its 97th birthday with six nights of shows October 4 – 9. The shows will feature performances by such special guests as Opry NextStage artist Breland, Deana Carter, and Jon Pardi plus Opry members Bill Anderson, Terri Clark, The Isaacs, Jamey Johnson, Craig Morgan, Carly Pearce, Steve Wariner, Chris Young and more.