The Carolina Opry with Calvin Gilmore, Rita Gumm, Steve Templeton, Kym Shurbutt - the ones who started it all - plus 29 more of the industry's most talented entertainers, is back for its 25th season in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! The live music and comedy variety show sets the standard with an evening of Rock, Broadway, Gospel, Country, and lots of laughs. Any visit to Myrtle Beach is incomplete without experiencing The Carolina Opry - the only show that has won every major South Carolina tourism award, including the Governor's Cup and Most Outstanding Attraction. Voted the Best Of The Beach year after year, millions of families and vacationers have called it the highlight of their vacation. The Carolina Opry theater, an elegant 2,200-seat show palace with its towering columns and sweeping staircase, is an attraction in itself.
The Carolina Opry has won press accolades from major media across the country:
'The man who is turning Myrtle Beach into a country music capital is Calvin Gilmore' - NBC Nightly News
'A Big Hit' - USA Today
'Calvin Gilmore is given much of the credit for getting Myrtle Beach in tune with the entertainment world' - CNN
'A hot ticket' - New York Post
'Gilmore's new country mecca: Myrtle Beach' - Hollywood Reporter