It’s that time again to bring you my article on the Muddy Roots Nashville Boogie and bring it I shall, as I always do every year. This event and the Muddy Roots main event in Cookeville are ones that I have never missed a single year of and I have reported LIVE from them for the entire three and a half years my website has been functioning.

On May 18-21st Nashville will once again fall victim to an all out assault on crappy music when Mr. Jason and his crew of REAL MUSIC crusaders usher in the real deal to the Opryland area.  Over 80 performances on 5 stages, over 4 days at 3 venues. Located at the Grand Ole Opry House, Opryland Hotel, & Nashville Palace. Includes a large indoor car show, western fashion show, huge vintage vendor market, pinup contest, a record convention, and a vintage slide show.

It’s becoming so large you cannot possibly soak in the entire event all at once, the only complaints I had were solved last year with the addition of the shuttle bus that transports you form the hotel to the Palace on the hour. I have to carry a computer bag around and it took it’s tole on my legs. Also the first year the side stages had problems with some of us just ordering water or small drinks, that has also been taken care of. I DO STRONGLY implore you eat at participating venues and spend money, but you can only eat so much, so often.  PLEASE remember to TIP I DID understand the waitstaff’s side of the deal here, I tired to solve it as politely as I could.

So now, mind you there are TWO PLACES to go for tickets on the entire deal here for a ticket single day or wristband for the weekend click HERE and for tickets to the Opry House finale on Sunday the link is down below at the bottom. I usually post a map of the area in my festival articles and there is a complete list of local hotels down below here is a nice map of the Opryland area for those of you thinking of coming and are unsure of our area here.

The Sonics / Wanda Jackson / Asleep at the Wheel / Nikki Lane / Legendary Shack Shakers/ The Blasters / Big Sandy And The Fly-Rite Boys / Lee Rocker / Hillbilly Casino / The Delta Bombers / Webb Wilder / Robert Gordon / Chuck Mead / J.P. Harris / Sonny Burgess / The Rhythm Shakers / Woggles / Psycho DeVilles / Deke Dickerson / the Krank Daddies Jack Rabbit Slim/ Charlie Hightone / Omar Romero / Jane Rosend The Deadend Boys/ Country Side of Harmonica Sam / The Doggone Honkabillies / The Cowpokes / Ike Jonson & The Roadhouse Rangers / Kay Adams/ >A Man Called Stu / Crystal Dawn & The Runnin’ Wild / The Planer Rockers / Gizzelle / The Margraves / DJ Howlin’ Jay / DJ Julea / DJ Randy Fox / DJ Nascar / / Eddi & The Scorpions/ >Ryan Cain & the Ables/ / Cheryl Deseree / The Desperados / Jason Lee Wilson / Roy Kay Trio / Julian Davis / The Royal Hounds / Kyle Eldridge & The Rhytm Rounders / Green Line Travelers / Josh Hi-Fi & The Rhythm Kings / Suzette Lawrence / Shuggie & The Sugarstuff Trio / Brazilbilly/ Country Side of Big Sandy / Billy Harlan / Art Adams / Jittery Jack/ Johnny Powers / W.S. “Fluke” Holland / DJ Easy Ed / DJ Sailor Tony / DJ Phantom / DJ Lonesome / DJ Levi Dexter / DJ Del Villareal / The Tremors / The Sabers / Cavaleros / DJ Bob Irwin / Little Lesley & The Bloodshots / Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones / Dusty Chance & The All Nighters</>

Club Hotel Nashville Inn And Suites
Country Inn And Suites Opryland North
Best Western Opryland
Holiday Inn Express Opryland
Airport Super 8 Opryland
Courtyard Nashville
Hampton Inn And Suites
Guest House Inn
Days Inn Opryland
Fiddler’s Inn Opryland

Don’t miss the grand finale performance with Jerry Jeff Walker, Bobby Bare, Deke Dickerson, JP Harris, Joshua Hedley, Billy Harlan & Big Sandy at the Grand Ole Opry House. Separate tickets on sale for Friday March 31, 2017 at

For the first time in over twenty years Country Music Legend Jerry Jeff Walker will perform an entire set here at the Opry House along with bobby Bare and others that are linked above in this article.


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