Willi Carlisle Discusses His Complicated Feelings About Making His Grand Ole Opry Debut

LGBTQIA+
By
Clayton Edwards
March 20, 2024
American Songwriter
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Willi Carlisle released his acclaimed new album Critterland in January, kicking off one of the biggest years in his career. A scant two years ago, Carlisle was living in his van and playing to small but passionate crowds in cities across the country. This year, he’ll play to stadium crowds when he opens for Tyler Childers. This Friday (March 22), he’ll stand in the Circle for the first time as he makes his Grand Ole Opry debut. Featured Image by Jackie Clarkson

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LGBTQ artist Willi Carlisle stands in front of chrome trailer
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Jackie Clarkson

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