Dolly Parton In A New BBC Documentary And Opry Exhibit

Dolly Parton will be the subject of a new documentary for the BBC. “Dolly’s Country,” set to air on BBC Two this fall, will show a different side of the country star, noting one that’s “no less extraordinary, but far more authentic and far more surprising.”

The documentary will delve into Dolly’s songwriting, with the Dolly taking us through some of her biggest hits. It will also follow the 50th anniversary of her first Grand Ole Opry appearance, and more.

  • And speaking of that Grand Ole Opry anniversary, a new exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dolly’s first Opry performance is set to open next month. “Dolly: My Opry Memories” will open September 3rd at the Opry House in Nashville, and run through October 31st. It will feature at least 24 of Dolly’s iconic outfits, worn at pivotal moments in her Opry career.
  • ONE MORE THING! Dolly is currently running an Omaze contest where the lucky winner and a guest will get to be a VIP at Dolly's 50th anniversary Grand Ole Opry celebration on October 12th. The winner will be flown to Nashville, put up at the Opryland Resort and get to meet Dolly in her dressing room and get a picture. They'll also get a private backstage tour of the Opryhouse and more. Proceeds from the contest MusiCares, which provides critical assistance for the music community in times of need.  Click here for details on the contest.


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