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Smithville Select to Perform
Smithville Select
First Row L-R: From left to right, are Kathryn Hale, Carleigh Beckham, Katherine Gassaway, Sylvia Evans Back row, left to right, are Izayah Dowell, Lillie Grace Young, Darrah Ramsey, Tess Barton

Smithville Select, the reigning champion of the Fiddlers Jamboree Youth Square Dancing competition, is set to dazzle audiences at the iconic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. Led by Mary Ann Puckett, this talented youth square dance team will share the stage with the Opry Square Dancers and some of country music’s biggest stars.

The performance is scheduled for Saturday, May 18th, at 7 p.m. at the Opry House. The lineup for the evening includes performances from Jason Crabb, Gary Mule Deer, Vince Gill, Chapel Hart and Old Crow Medicine Show.

The journey to the Grand Ole Opry began when Smithville Select clinched the Youth Square Dancing Title at last year’s Fiddlers Jamboree and Crafts Festival. The team has been rehearsing diligently, blending traditional square dance moves with a modern twist to create an unforgettable show.

“Performing at the Grand Ole Opry is a dream come true,” says Mary Ann Puckett, the team’s leader. “Our dancers have poured their hearts into every step, and we’re ready to showcase our talent on this legendary stage.”

Join Smithville Select as they make their mark on the Grand Ole Opry stage, proving that square dancing is alive and well in Tennessee. The 53rd Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Craft Festival will be held July 5th – 6th, 2024. For more information, visit Ticket and Opry information can be found at Country Music’s Biggest Stage | Opry.