Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Happy New Year ! January Jam......

Happy New Year !! We hope everyone had a safe and happy Merry Christmas !
Join us on Monday January 4th for the monthly JAM SESSION !! The door opens
about 6:45pm and the jam runs 7:00-9:00pm. There is no admission fee on JAM
nights and you can come to play or just come to listen. JAM SESSIONS are open to all levels of musicians - beginner to advanced welcomed. Also, our snack bar will be open with all items just $1 - thanks for supporting the Opry House ! We look forward to seeing YOU there !

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Merry Christmas

The Scruggs Family would like to wish each of you
a Very Merry CHRISTmas and a most Blessed New
Year !

Wednesday, November 25, 2009


Friday, November 13, 2009

Kevin Richardson & Cuttin' Edge Saturday, December 5th @ The Opry House

Coming Saturday, December 5th the Scruggs Opry House would like to welcome Kevin Richardson & Cuttin' Edge. This group is formed from the current Larry Stephenson Band. Larry Stephenson is taking off a couple of months while his band members Kevin Richardson and Josh Greene are forming the band "Kevin Richardson & Cuttin' Edge" to keep them busy the next couple of months. Other band members are Scott Burgess, Jimmy Fraley, and Milom Williams.
You better get to the Opry House early to get your seat. This is going to be a great night of bluegrass and gospel music.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Coming in November.....

Mark your calendars now for the NOVEMBER JAM SESSION on Monday NOV. 2nd !!
JAM SESSIONS run 7:00 - 9:00pm and you'll find we have a very relaxed atmosphere, with a
terrific mix of new and "seasoned" musicians ! We had some new folks at the last jam session
and we hope YOU will join us as well. There is no admission charge on JAM NIGHTS, but
the snack bar will be open with old-fashioned bottled Cokes, hot coffee, candy bars, chips, etc.
Come out and join in the fun - the door opens about 6:45pm - and remember, if you play more
than one instrument, feel free to bring more than one ! HAPPY FALL Y'all !! And, as always,
we THANK YOU for supporting bluegrass in Belmont !

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

October Jam Session....

Our next BLUEGRASS MUSICIANS' JAM SESSION will be on MONDAY OCTOBER 5th from 7:00 - 9:00pm. Make plans now to join us ! Remember, no admission charge on JAM NIGHTS ! Everyone is welcome, whether you're playing or listening, so drop by and enjoy some bluegrass music ! Beginner - to - advanced musicians invited.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Don't forget 9/14/09 JAM.....

Don't forget !! The JAM SESSION will be MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14th, due to Labor Day falling on our normal "1st Monday". Join us from 7:00 - 9:00pm for some spontaneous bluegrass music ! Always open to musicians of all levels of experience. If you're an "old dog" we NEED YOU to come teach these young guys a thing or two, and if you're a "newbie" this is EXACTLY where you should be !! We host a very relaxed and open session where everyone can take part and have a good time ! NO ADMISSION CHARGE ON JAM NIGHT !!
However, the snack bar will be open and we ask you to support the Opry with your purchase of a cold old-fashioned coke or a hot coffee....cookies, candy bars and chips too ! We look forward to seeing you ! Thanks !

Saturday, August 15, 2009

August 29th.....

We're happy to welcome first time visitors TOBY CREEK Band to the Opry House on Saturday August 29th ! We hear good things about these guys - maybe you've caught their shows in Dallas - and we're excited to invite you out to enjoy an evening of great music with us ! As always, the door opens at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:00pm. Adult admission is $8 and kids 10 & under get in free with a paying adult. Remember...the snack bar is always open and we appreciate your support of the Opry House. So come out and help us welcome these guys to the Opry !

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


Saturday September 12th .........
We're excited to announce a return visit by one of our favorite groups,
DEEPER SHADE OF BLUE !! If you've never been to the Opry when this bluegrass gospel band is here, don't miss this show ! You will not be disappointed !
The door opens at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7:00pm. Adult admission is just $8 and kids 10 & under get in free with a paying adult. Please be sure to visit our snack bar and support the Opry House !

Then, on Monday September 14th......our MONTHLY MUSICIANS' JAM SESSION !
We've moved it a week due to Labor Day being on the first Monday of this month. The door still opens about 6:45 and the JAM runs from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Remember, there is never an admission charge on JAM NIGHT ! However, the snack bar will be open and we appreciate your purchases, which help keep the Opry up and running ! ALL MUSICIANS ARE WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED TO BRING AS MANY INSTRUMENTS AS THEY PLEASE ! We had a great turn out at the August JAM and we're looking forward to this one......beginner - to - advanced welcomed !

Friday, July 10, 2009


The next MONTHLY JAM SESSION will be held on MONDAY AUGUST 3rd at 7:00pm ! Be sure to join us ! Remember, bring more than one instrument if you play more than one ! There's never a charge for admission on Jam Nights, but the snack bar will be open and we appreciate your support ! Beginner - to - advanced invited !! HAPPY SUMMER Y'ALL !!

Saturday, June 20, 2009


While you're sitting near the air conditioner watching the corn grow out the window don't forget the next BLUEGRASS MUSICIANS JAM SESSION will be held on MONDAY JULY 6th beginning at 7:00 p.m. !! The door opens at 6:45 and we hope you'll join us for a relaxing night of spontaneous bluegrass music. We welcome young and old, newbies and pros, beginner to advanced musicians and also anyone who just wants to drop in and listen for a while ! If you play more than one instrument, please be sure to bring more than one (that way we can split up into smaller groups, or not just have 8 banjos and 6 mandolins ! ) This is a great opportunity for beginning musicians to pick up some tips from more experienced pickers, and a good chance to show off the latest thing you've learned. Ladies - it's not just a boys' night - wives and lady musicians are encouraged to attend ! Remember there is NO ADMISSION CHARGE on Jam Nights......however the SNACK BAR will be open and we appreciate your purchases (which help to keep bluegrass in Belmont !). Hope to see you there Monday 7-6-2009 !!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Pastor Fred Murphy....

Please remember the family of Pastor Fred Murphy, who passed away last week. He was a wonderful, kind man, a Pastor in the Presbyterian church for over 50 years, and also a bluegrass musician. (Brother to Dewey and John.)

Monday, May 25, 2009


The next MONTHLY JAM SESSION is on MONDAY JUNE 1st from 7:00 - 9:00pm. There is no entrance fee for Jam Sessions ! You are welcome to come and play or come and listen ! Our Jam nights are open to bluegrass musicians beginner-to-advanced and are very relaxed. If you play more than one instrument you are encouraged to bring more than one. Bring along your neighbor and enjoy a fun night of spontaneous bluegrass music ! The snack bar will be open, and we encourage you to support the Opry House with your purchases ! Thanks so much !

Don't forget.....If you need to send CD samples to us, the address is : P.O. Box 222 Cramerton NC 28032. If you have questions about the Opry or want to be added to the e-mailing list, just shoot us an e-mail at:
Be sure to include your contact information please. Thanks to everyone who supports the Opry House and bluegrass music in Belmont NC !

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Be Safe.....

Have a fun and SAFE Memorial Day weekend everyone !

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Coming up soon......

Saturday May 23rd the Opry House has its first-time visit from DARIN & BROOKE ALDRIDGE.
The admission for this show will be $10 for adults...children 10 & under free with a paying adult.
The door opens at 6:30pm, so be the first in line to grab your seat for a terrific night of bluegrass music. Show starts at 7:00pm. Please be sure to stop by the snack bar and enjoy an old-fashioned bottled Coke or a hot coffee (yes, we've added de-caf !) Thanks for supporting the Opry House !

The next MONTHLY JAM SESSION will be held on MONDAY JUNE 1st from 7:00 - 9:00pm !
The door opens about 6:45, so plan to join us for a relaxed evening of bluegrass off the cuff !
Bring all your favorite instruments and your neighbors....remember there is no charge on JAM nights, whether you're playing or listening ! (Of course, the snack bar will be open and we appreciate your business !)

Thursday, April 23, 2009

May Jam Session

The MONTHLY JAM SESSION will be on Monday MAY 4TH from 7:00 - 9:00pm. Door opens at 6:45. There is no admission charge on JAM nights ! Come to play or just to listen ! The snack bar will be open - support the Opry House ! JAM SESSIONS are open to all bluegrass musicians, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned picker...bring your favorite instrument and join in the fun. This is a very relaxed and laid back pressure, just fun !

Contact information...

Please Note: Bands or anyone needing information regarding the Opry House may reach us by e-mail at or by mailing a sample CD to P.O. Box 222 Cramerton NC 28032. THERE IS NO PHONE NUMBER FOR THE OPRY HOUSE. If you send in a sample, include your contact information so you can be contacted if we decide to book you. If you e-mail a note, we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks !

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Plan Now for April.....

The Monthly Jam Session will be April 6th from 7:00-9:00pm. The door opens at 6:45pm and there is no charge to play or to listen. Please visit our snack bar and help support the Opry !

Then, on Saturday April 11th make plans to join us for The KING JAMES 1611 BOYS ! We're proud to have these fellas back and if you didn't see them last time, you are in for a treat ! Don't miss their terrific bluegrass gospel show ! Door opens at 6:30 and show starts at 7:00pm. Admission is $8 for adults, while kids aged 10 & under get in FREE with a paying adult !

We're excited to welcome back a well-loved and extremely talented group, DEEPER SHADE OF BLUE on Saturday April 18th ! Jimmy Fraley and the gang offer up some of the best bluegrass/gospel music you'll find anywhere ! Door opens at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:00pm.
$8 adults/kids 10 & under free with a paying adult.

Mark your calendar now so you don't miss any of these terrific bluegrass events ! And from the Scruggs Family to your family, we wish you a Wonderful Easter !!

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Looking ahead....

Two great shows coming up in April at the Opry House !
On Saturday April 11th we welcome back the KING JAMES 1611 BOYS
and then on Saturday April 18th it's our good friends DEEPER SHADE OF
BLUE !! Put these dates on your calendars now! Wonderful bluegrass and
gospel music in historic downtown Belmont NC ! More details later.....

Friday, March 6, 2009

March 7th at the Opry...

We're sad to report that the March 7th performance by REVONDA ROBERTS & HARVEST WIND must be POSTPONED due to a death in Ms.Roberts' extended family. Please keep this family in your prayers. The show will be rescheduled as soon as possible. Keep a check here on the website for Opry updates and if you're on our e-mail list, you'll receive updates there as well. Thanks for your support of the Opry House !

Sunday, March 1, 2009


WOW ! Finally - some real snow ! As you may have guessed, the JAM session scheduled for MONDAY MARCH 2nd has been called off due to the weather. HAPPY SLEDDING Y'ALL !!

Don't forget to come on Saturday March 7th and see REVONDA ROBERTS AND HARVEST WIND at 7:00pm. More details below....

Sunday, February 22, 2009

March Jam Session...

Join us on Monday March 2nd for our MONTHLY BLUEGRASS MUSICIANS' JAM SESSION !
The door opens at 6:45pm....JAM runs from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. No charge to play or to sit and listen ! The snack bar will be open. Come enjoy a relaxed evening of spontaneous bluegrass !

March 7th at the Opry...

Don't miss "REVONDA ROBERTS & HARVEST WIND" on Saturday March 7th !!
More details below.
Visit website: http://www.revondarobertsandharvest

Please Note...

If you represent a band wanting to play at the Opry House, please send your sample and materials to : Scruggs Opry House c/o P.O. Box 222, Cramerton NC 28032 or e-mail us at . Please DO NOT send items to the Opry House, as there is no mail receptacle there. Thanks !

Friday, February 6, 2009

February and March Entertainment

Saturday, February 21st CONSTANT CHANGE is back at the Opry House. Constant Change are becoming one of the best rising stars of Bluegrass music today. They are being featured on the PBS show SONG OF THE MOUNTAINS LIVE AT THE LINCOLN THEATRE IN MARION, VA on May,16 2009. Come early and get your seat. Visit their website and sample their music and you will see what I mean.

Saturday March, 7th Revonda Roberts and Harvest Wind will be coming back to the Opry House. They have been nominated for 2009 BLUEGRASS GOSPEL GROUP OF THE YEAR. You won't want to miss your opportunity to see this group live. Entertainment starts at 7:00pm Doors open at 6:30pm. Visit website:

Saturday, February 7th, Carolina Blue with Bobby Powell and Tim Jones from Brevard, NC area. They are a great bluegrass band with their own unique traditional sound. They have powerful vocals and awesome pickin. Entertainment starts at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm Visit their website and hear for yourself how good these boys are:

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Thanks Everybody !

We just want to thank our music fans and our bands for helping to keep the Scruggs Opry House a family-friendly place for everyone ! We're proud to offer a night of great entertainment that is also tobacco-free, alcohol-free, and with an atmosphere appropriate for kids and grandma !


Be sure to scroll on down the page for all the February events !
Two great shows coming up....We don't want YOU to miss any
of the fun !

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Upcoming Events.....

We're happy to welcome back the local bluegrass band "FIRECREEK" to the Opry on Friday January 23rd ! Join us for a night of terrific music ! Adults $8 / kids 10 & under get in free with a paying adult. Door opens at 6:30pm, and the show starts at 7:00. Snacks will be available to purchase.
Monday February 2nd at 7:00pm JAM SESSION Door opens at 6:45. No admission charge.
Saturday Feb. 7th we encourage you to join us for "CAROLINA BLUE" from the Brevard area, featuring Bobby Powell & Tim Jones ! You don't want to miss it !
$8 Adult admission. Door opens at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:00pm. Be first in line to claim your seat !
Saturday Feb. 21st at 7:00pm we're thrilled to have the cousins back in town ! If you haven't seen "CONSTANT CHANGE" now is your chance ! $8 Adult admission and the kids 10 & under are free with a paying adult. Snacks available.
Mark your calendar now for all these terrific chances to enjoy bluegrass music right here in downtown Belmont, NC ! HAPPY NEW YEAR y'all !!