Grand Ole Opry authors on Thursday's 'The Xtra'

'Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.' FOX19 graphic
'Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.' FOX19 graphic

(FOX19) - The Grand Ole Opry is set to release "Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry," a new book treating fans to an all-access, behind the scenes look at country music's most famous show and marking the 40th anniversary this year of its permanent home, the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn.

The book is illustrated with more than 250 exclusive photos and it's full of country music's most popular stars' favorite memories and stories from backstage.

Authors Dan Rogers and Brenda Colladay will be on Thursday's The Xtra. Together they have more than 30 years of experience working behind the scenes at the Opry.

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