Clay & Barbie Campbell, Owners
Clay grew up in Bland Missouri, and has been playing music for since 1963. He traveled with his own group until starting the Kentucky Opry in 1988. Clay produces and directs the shows and booksmany major country music artists. Clay is the Emcee for the Opry Show and also plays several instruments and sings.
Barbie is originally from Eden Prairie, Mn. She met Clay in Minnesota while he was performing where she was employed, they got married Oct 7th, 1979. Barbie is general manager of the Kentucky Opry. Clay & Barbie have three sons, Clayton, Cody & Casey.
Steve was forever changed as a youngster when he first heard a steel guitar.
From that moment on he know he would play the steel guitar. Steve also enjoys playing the Dobro.
He has been playing music for twenty years. Steve has been a member of the Kentucky Opry
since 1991. Steve resides in Metropolis, IL. Steve enjoys computers and programming.
Alan grew up in a family rich with musical talent. His father played steel guitar and sang, his brother Ronnie plays bass. Alan taught himself to play the drums . His early musical influences were Buddy Rich, Gene Kruppa and Louie Bellson. Alan's main job is keeping a steady tempo and beat. Alan and
his wife Barbara live in Almo, KY and have been married for 23 years. They have 2 children Sara 18 years old and Wade 9 years old. He says he has been blessed to be able to play the music he loves
at a clean family show like the Kentucky Opry.
Ronnie Griggs from Dexter, KY played bass with Grand Ole Opry star
Kenny Price and traveled throughout the US for many yaers. Ronnie plays bass with the
Opry Band and sings lead, backup vocals.
18 year Hunter Wright is from Smithland Ky . She plays guitar, sings Lead, Harmony, beautiful alto, and plays the upright bass in a bluegrass group Blue Reigns and electric bass in a group Heart at War. Hunter lives with her parents and little brother in Smithland, Kentucky. Hunter has a little brother Carson
who sings occasionally at the Opry too.
16 year old Savanna Gardner is from Reidland, Ky. She plays guitar, sings lead and back up vocals. Savanna attends Marshall County High School.
Angela Mosely - 27 year old Angela Mosely's musical talent is a God-given gift. She started playing the piano when she was 4 years old, but did not take any formal lessons until she was in the 10th grade at the Tennessee School For the Blind in Nashville. Angela graduated from TSB in May of 2003. As a young adult, Angela played in 2 blues bands: Nightfish and the Alonzo Pennington Band. In January of 2004, She started attending Murray State University, where she majored in music and minored in Spanish. During her junior year she became interested in jazz and graduated from Murray State University - Cum Laude in 2007.
Currently, in addition to playing at The Kentucky Opry, Angela plays with a gospel group from Princeton, Ky. called "For His Call". They are known for their Blues - Gospel sound and play at various churches throughout Kentucky.
Carson McKee is a 13 year-old fiddler from Symsonia, KY. She started taking Suzuki violin lessons at age 3 and began picking out bluegrass tunes on her own at age 6 after sitting in on some of her granddad and his friend’s old-time music sessions. Carson was just invited by Charlie Daniels to open up for him in Texas on March 3rd,2011. She also loves playing with Clay Campbell and the Kentucky Opry Band.
Michael Paul Castleberry
13 year old Micahel Paul Castleberry started attending the Kentucky Opry as a season pass holder with his parents. Now he clogs, plays spoons and is a part of the Stars of Tomorrow Show each June, July & August. Michael also plays drums. Michael lives in Benton, and attends Benton Middle School.
Aaron was born in January of 1979 and always wanted to be a bass singer when he grew up. He was able to make his dream a reality when he began his singing career at age 16 when he performed withhis first quartet. He has been singing ever since. He and his wife, Rebecca, live in Metropolis, IL. He has one daughter, Alayna Grace. Aaron has been with the Kentucky Opry since May of 2010.
He sings bass in the mens quartet at the Kentucky Opry. He also sings some lead features and back-up vocals. His favorite country music artists are The Oak Ridge Boys, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Don Williams, Jim Reeves, along with several others. He appreciates the opportunity to sing and perform the music he loves on a weekly basis in a family friendly atmosphere like the Kentucky Opry.
Aaron Thompson is a 17 year old State and National Champion banjo picker from Olive, KY. A member of Stars of Tomorrow since the age of 10, playing the banjo has provided many unique and fun opportunities such as playing for the Kentucky State House and Senate as well as playing the National Anthem for a UK Lady Wildcats basketball game. As a member of the Kentucky Opry Band, Aaron has helped open for country music stars such as George Jones, The Oak Ridge Boys and Josh Turner. Aaron attends Eastwood Christian Academy where he is a member of the basketball and fine arts competition teams. Aaron personally wants to invite you to come out and enjoy a Stars of Tomorrow Show at the Kentucky Opry this summer!
The Campbell Boys
Clayton Campbell plays fiddle with the bluegrass group The Gibson Brothers and lives in Nashville,Tn with his wife "Sarah" and dog "Peanut". You may catch Clayton at the Opry when he is not working with the Gibson Brothers.
Cody Campbell played with the Opry as keyboard player and singer for 10 years until Jan 2011, he is now pursuring his musical career and playing with the Van Dell's and living in Nashville. Cody is engaged to Emily Hoskins and getting married in Nov 2013.
Casey Campbell played all his life at the Opry and still comes and performs whenever he feels the urge, we never know when that will be. Casey is currently playing in several different groups in the region. Casey plays Banjo, guitar, cello and sings lead & back up vocals. Casey is making plans to move to Nashville and persue his career and be closer to his brothers.
Scottie Henson/Uncle Jud Crowfield
Scottie was born and raised in Marshall County, KY. He became interested in bluegrass music in his late teens and has been involved with music ever since, performing on Grand ole Opry package shows and even touring overseas with his own group. Scottie alter ego is Uncle Jud Crowfield, who'sdone radio and TV commercials for many years. He and his wife Ruby, have one daughterLaura Davis and son in law Adam. Scottie retired from the Opry after 22 years as comedian. He will be a featured guest on occasion.