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Speaker Sessions: Insider Access to The Opry Archives with Jen Larson (Virtual)
March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
Location: Online Via Zoom
Join us on Tuesday, March 14, 7:00pm for our next Speaker Sessions when we will be hosting Jen Larson, the Grand Ole Opry’s Archives Manager. For this virtual program, Jen will be providing a behind-the-scenes view of the Grand Ole Opry archives, sharing several interesting country music artifacts and collections that represent nearly a century of legendary programming with an iconic roster artist members.
The Grand Ole Opry archives are comprised of thousands of photographs and live recordings from some of the most significant artists in the history of American music. The archive spans decades and includes photographs, interviews, performances, and appearances by both country artists and non-country talent at the height of their careers.
About Jen Larson
Jen Larson is the Archives Manager for the Grand Ole Opry Archives, and she also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Museum. While simultaneously developing her career in museum collections and archives management, over the years she also garnered critical praise with the bluegrass band Straight Drive, and she’s performed widely in concert series and music festivals. Additionally, Jen has shared her passion for bluegrass music through educational programs through Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, a U.S. State Department goodwill tour, and the Augusta Heritage Center.