Nashville, Tenn. (April 23, 2020) — GRAMMY® Award-winning country legend Larry Gatlintakes the reins as special “House Guest DJ” this weekend on SirusXM‘s “Willie’s Roadhouse.” Gatlin is the fourth DJ in the series hosted by Grand Ole Opry members. The program replaces Tuesday and Friday night Opry broadcasts which are currently on hiatus due to COVID-19.
During the special, Gatlin will share his personal Opry memories and serve up two hours of handpicked country classics, including several of his own tunes as well as songs by the Gatlin Brothers. “Willie’s Roadhouse” can be heard on SiriusXM Channel 59.
Schedule of broadcasts:
Friday, April 24 at 9 p.m. / ET (Premiere)
Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. / ET
Sunday, April 26 at 12 a.m. / ET
Tuesday, April 28 at 10 p.m. / ET
Due to COVID-19 and it’s hardship on our country, SiriusXM is making streaming available for free through May 15. Visit siriusxm.us/WillieNelsonSXM to start listening.
About Larry Gatlin
The close family harmonies of Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers have given the trio a signature sound that led to country classics like “All the Gold in California” and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer to You).” The brothers won a GRAMMY® for their 1976 breakthrough hit, “Broken Lady,” and reached #1 with several other songs soon thereafter. Along with five career nominations for the ACM Vocal Group, the Gatlin Brothers picked up three 1979 trophies: Single of the Year (“All the Gold in California”), Album of the Year (Straight Ahead) and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin. The brothers were also nominated for multiple CMA Awards including Vocal Group of the Year, Single of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year. Larry Gatlin has written songs recorded by Elvis Presley, Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Dottie West, Roy Orbison, Barry Gibb and countless gospel artists including the Gaither Vocal Band, the Booth Brothers, the Isaacs and many more. Larry was formally inducted into the prestigious Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in the fall of 2019. After 65 years of music, the brothers continue to perform nearly 70 live concert dates each year.
For more information on the Gatlin Brothers, visit gatlinbrothers.com.
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