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The Best Shows in Myrtle Beach

Produced by the leader in live entertainment, Calvin Gilmore, and highly acclaimed by countless National media – these shows set the standard. If you are looking for the best live entertainment attractions in Myrtle Beach, look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater.

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The Carolina Opry Theater

The impressive variety of live music shows in Myrtle Beach can be traced back to one man, Calvin Gilmore, and his singular vision that first-rate entertainment could thrive along the Grand Strand.

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Planning a group, corporate, or school event and looking for the best LIVE entertainment in Myrtle Beach?, Then look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater! We’ve been the #1 Group Destination for over 30 years! With 4 award winning shows to choose from we’ve got something for everyone!

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Gilmore Entertainment News

  • Decorated Veteran Lt. McClary at TCO for Patriotic Special

    June 24, 2014

    Decorated Vietnam war veteran, Lt. Clebe McClary, will be a special guest at select July TCO pre-shows at The Calvin Gilmore Theater in honor of Independence Day. Critically wounded in Vietnam, Lt. McClary was presented the Silver Star and Bronze star by the President of the United States for his bravery and concern for his men. Despite suffering the loss of an eye and an arm, Lt. McClary is one of the country’s most outstanding motivational and inspirational speakers; his message of courage, determination and dedication reminds us what we are really honoring this Fourth of July. Gilmore has known McClary ...

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  • Calvin Gilmore | On The Road

    April 30, 2014

    TrailBlazer Magazine | May 2014   On The Road: Whether you spend life on the road for pleasure or work, it’s nice to have the comforts of home as you travel the highways and byways.  TrailBlazer checks in with folks who spend a fair amount of time on the road to see just what makes their home away from home.  This month, we chatted with the founder of The Carolina Opry and country music entertainer, Calvin Gilmore.   CALVIN GILMORE   As an aspiring country music singer in his youth, little did Calvin Gilmore, the son of a farmer on a third-generation farm in the Ozarks of southern Missouri, ...

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  • Today Show Affordable Getaways Features Myrtle Beach and recommends The Carolina Opry

    April 25, 2014

    April 25, 2014   Today Show | 5 travel picks for $100 or less per night   Darley Newman from Budget Travel magazine researched five family travel options for $100 or less per night, including Myrtle Beach, a Norwegian cruise, and the Dominican Republic.     Kathie Lee: Now, we have affordable travel choices for real budgets.   Hoda: That’s right; from sunny beach getaways to cruises and resorts with plenty of amenities, here with options for anyone looking for a fun-filled vacation that won’t break the bank is Budget Travel Magazine’s contributing Editor, Darley Newman…So, these are affordable, which is what our viewer is really asking about.   Darley: Yes, ...

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  • Two new powerhouse vocalists added to legendary cast line-up, new seating for 2014, and a new show time for 29th season of landmark variety show

    January 8, 2014

    Bibis Ellison and Colton Cason

    January 2014   News Release   29th season of landmark variety show to add two new powerhouse vocalists to legendary cast line-up, new seating for 2014, and a new show time   North Carolina-based singer/songwriter Bibis Ellison will join the cast of The Carolina Opry and Good Vibrations. Likened to artists such as Adele, Bibis is known for her soulful tones and has performed both covers and original music all over the US, as well as in Japan and Mexico. Owner, producer and performer Calvin Gilmore states, “Bibis is the high level of talent our fans have come to expect here at Calvin Gilmore Theater.”   Colton Cason made his ...

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  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to feature Carolina Opry Cloggers, All That!

    November 11, 2013

    All That live at The Carolina Opry

    November 2013   News Release   Combine the Most Famous Holiday Parade (Ever), Add the Country’s Favorite Holiday Show, and You Get The Carolina Opry’s All That in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!   All That!, local stars and famed clogging group of The Carolina Opry and Good Vibrations to perform in the renowned Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Stars of The Carolina Opry since 2003 and recent favorites on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, All That! will not only be in the parade but will be featured in a one-minute exclusive live on NBC. More than 2.3 million people are expected to be in attendance and more ...

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