NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017!

The Grand Ole Opry has a new member!  Vince Gill joined Chris Young onstage at the Grand ole Opry last night and presented Chris with both gold and platinum awards for his song “Sober Saturday Night.”  Vince then claimed Chris never paid him for singing and playing on the cut and said he would forgive the debt if Chris would accept the invitation to join the Opry cast!  Chris broke down before eventually gathering himself and saying “yes!”  Watch the emotional video on the Froggy 95 Facebook page!
When John Pardi isn’t writing and performing, apparently he’s a gear head!  Radio.com claims John is rebuilding a 1978 Ford Bronco with the help of some classic shop manuals. You can follow John’s progress as he is uploading picture updates to all his social media pages!
Crain’s Detroit Business claims Kid Rock is opening a restaurant at Detroit’s new Little Caesars Arena. Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit Eatery will serve dishes from Detroit and the South and the walls will be adorned with Kid Rock-inspired décor and memorabilia. Local bands and local beer will also be a staple of the new restaurant.