Julia Cole’s Opry Outfit Has Some Special History

A magical moment took place at the Opry this past Saturday, June 4. Famed actor and musician, Charles Esten, who is a frequent performer at the Grand Ole Opry and recently celebrated playing 150 nights, brought out country singer-songwriter Julia Cole out to the Opry stage for an unforgettable performance of the classic tune, “Country Roads.”

The minute Julia took the stage, her sparkling jacket was hard to miss, but the jacket has more meaning than what meets the eye. Julia took to social media to explain that her grandfather “Poppy” was a huge country music fan and always loved the Opry and listening to Julia sing. Sadly, her grandfather passed away on New Years and did not get to see Julia perform on the historic stage.

To honor her grandfather under the lights of the Opry, her jacket was made with pieces of her grandfather’s shirt so that he will always be with her. There are so many beautiful stories like these behind every artist who steps on that stage. Click here to see the jacket and the special performance here.

In recent news, Julia Cole made her official solo Opry debut this past Saturday, July 16. It was always a dream of hers to step into the circle with all her family there to watch. Even though her late grandfather was not able to be there in person, Julia honored him in the most beautiful way. Her dress was detailed with pieces from her “Poppy’s” shirts and even included jewelry using her grandfather’s pearl snaps from his clothing! Click here to watch her talk about the special meaning behind her beautiful Opry debut outfit. Although her grandfather couldn’t be there, her grandmother was in attendance and Julia dedicated a special song to her called “White Pearls.”

Don’t forget to check out Julia’s new EP “Whole ‘Nother Margarita” on all streaming platforms! Click here to listen! 

Click the link below to watch Julia Cole and Charles Esten perform their new single, “Worst Day,” live from the Opry stage! 

Keep an eye out for Julia Cole at CMA Fest hanging out with Circle all weekend long! She’ll be filming for Circle’s new TV show “The Ultimate Fan Fest” all day Saturday, June 11 and hosting the Riverfront Stage Sunday, June 12 from 9:30am-1:35pm. Click here to see all her CMA Fest performances and appearances! You’ll be seeing a lot more of Julia coming soon on Circle TV!

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