Notable Kentucky Opry Alumni

These talented folks started out as members of Billie Jean Osborne's Kentucky Opry right here at The Mountain Arts Center. 





Ray Salyer




Since the Opry, Ray has been associated with acts such as Exile and John Michael Montgomery.






J.T. Cure




J.T. has played bass for the Jompson Brothers and Chris Stapleton.






Beau Tackett




After playing in the opry, Beau went on to play for Jake Owen and Blake Shelton.






Kory Caudill




Along with his solo career, Kory has played for Justin Moore.






Roger Coleman


Guitar, Banjo


Since the Opry, Roger has also been associated with Justin Moore.






Jesse Wells


Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin


Jesse is a part of the musical group The Wooks along with playing for Tyler Childers.






Rebecca Lynn Howard


Vocals, Bass


Since the Opry, Rebecca went on to release the chart-topping single "Forgive" as a solo artist and has toured with many famed artists such as Alan Jackson, Blake Shelton, and Steven Tyler. She is also part of the Loving Mary Band.






Josh Martin


Vocals, Guitar


Josh has went on to become a successful recording artist, session player, and songwriter with Sony Publishing.






Brittany Taylor


Vocals, Guitar


Brittany Taylor moved to Nashville at 17 and ended up forming the band Triple Run, who performs the song "Hey Kentucky."






Haley Sullivan


Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals


Haley has went on to play keyboard for country artist Pam Tillis.






Clarke Sexton


Drums, Bass, Vocals


Clarke has taken up residency in Nashville and tours the area with his group of musicians.