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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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MYRTLE BEACH’S #1 GROUP DESTINATION!

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

  • La Toya London of American Idol to Join Carolina Opry Cast

    May 23, 2013


    La Toya London

    May 2013   News Release LaToya London, American Idol Finalist, to join the cast of The Carolina Opry and Good Vibrations. Featured in this season’s American Idol show as one of “The Three Divas,” LaToya was grouped with the likes of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson and R&B powerhouse Fantasia Barrino. LaToya will add a dynamic element to the stage of The Calvin Gilmore Theater for the summer season 2013.   An American Idol finalist and a multiple award winner, London’s undeniable presence and amazing vocals managed to silence the razor-sharp tongue of American Idol’s most infamous judge, Simon Cowell. Following American Idol, London signed with Peak records ...

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  • Tangena Church returns for all new 2013 season!

    January 8, 2013


    Tangena Church live at The Carolina Opry

    January 2013   News Release   Tangena Church, long-time Carolina Opry cast member and fan favorite, is returning to the stage of The Calvin Gilmore Theater after a one-year hiatus. Known for her powerful voice, dynamic range and energetic stage performances, audiences have been eagerly awaiting her return. Tangena will return as a featured vocalist in both The Carolina Opry and Good Vibrations – but she does a lot more than just sing! Calvin Gilmore said, “That Broadway-musical-edge that Tangena brings to the show mix is a great addition.”   Tangena’s return is just one exciting element among many planned for the new 2013 season of ...

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  • Champions of Magic to reappear

    January 8, 2013


    Champions of Magic logo

    January 2013   Champions of Magic to reappear   For one night only, see the world’s greatest magicians on stage!   The 4th annual “Champions of Magic” show will take the stage January 19, 2013 at the Gilmore Auditorium, Home of the Carolina Opry.   The “Champions of Magic” show will feature some of the world’s greatest magicians, including quick change artists David and Dania, finalists on “America’s Got Talent”.   See magician Christopher Hart, whose right hand played the “THING”, the loveable disembodied hand in the ADDAMS FAMILY films.   Also to appear are comedy illusionists Les and Dazzle, Master of Levitation Dirk Losander, The Rock ‘n Magic of Michael Trixx, ...

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  • Tangena Church returns for all new 2013 season!

    January 8, 2013


    Tangena Church live at The Carolina Opry

    January 2013   Tangena Church returns for all new 2013 season!   Tangena Church, long-time Carolina Opry cast member and fan favorite, is returning to the stage of The Calvin Gilmore Theater after a one-year hiatus. Known for her powerful voice, dynamic range and energetic stage performances, audiences have been eagerly awaiting her return. Tangena will return as a featured vocalist in both The Carolina Opry and Good Vibrations – but she does a lot more than just sing! Calvin Gilmore said, “That Broadway-musical-edge that Tangena brings to the show mix is a great addition.”   Tangena’s return is just one exciting element among many planned ...

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  • Annual Carolina Opry Christmas Special offers big changes blended with tradition

    October 24, 2012


    The Carolina Opry Christmas Special

    October 2012   Annual Carolina Opry Christmas Special offers big changes blended with tradition   The Carolina Opry Christmas Special, “The Christmas Show of the South,” currently in its 27th season, brings you its most memorable season yet.   Owner, producer, and entertainer Calvin Gilmore has been planning this production for months and is finally ready to reveal some details. The 2012 season brings stunning change neatly blended with time-honored traditions. New talent mingles with acclaimed rotating artists and long-standing Opry favorite artists.   In addition to a holiday brass section, nationally acclaimed vocalist Joni Nathanson will be joining the cast for Christmas. Joni, widely renowned for her ...

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