On Monday, September 7, Circle will celebrate Labor Day by honoring hardworking heroes everywhere. In Association with Wounded Warrior Project, the celebration will feature over 12 hours of programming centered around music and live performances from some of the hardest-working artists in music. The full-day lineup includes Tyler Childers, Charlie Daniels, Tom Petty, John Fogerty, Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley, Marty Stuart, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, and more!
Hard-Working Heroes will kick off at 7:00 AM EST with Hee Haw featuring Charlie Daniels, a country/comedy show from the vault featuring special guests Charlie Daniels, Janie Fricke, and John Anderson.
The evening will wrap with three back-to-back archived Opry Live performances from artists Brad Paisley, Marty Stuart & Vince Gill, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, and Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch & Trace Adkins. Despite the Grand Ole Opry having to suspend their public performances due to the pandemic, the show must go on for the live radio audience, and now for the Circle audience! The legendary venue and dedicated network have worked together to continue the one-hour live performances safely and efficiently, bringing them to viewers everywhere by live streaming on the Circle network.
Now sit back, relax, and let Circle honor our hard-working viewers. The full Hard-Working Heroes programming schedule on Monday, September 7 includes:
7:00 – 8:00 AM ET (repeats 2:00 – 3:00 AM ET)
Hee Haw featuring Charlie Daniels | Country / comedy show from the 1980’s featuring special guests Charlie Daniels, Janie Fricke, and John Anderson.
8:00 – 11:00 AM ET
Coffee, Country, Cody Coffee Live Broadcast |Hosted by Country Music Disc Jockey Hall of Famer and affable television personality Bill Cody, his producer and sidekick Charlie Mattos along with Jo Smith.
11:00 AM – 12:00PM ET
Live at Billy Bob’s Texas featuring Charlie Daniels |The Charlie Daniel’s Band performs on the mainstage, featuring the hit songs “Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye,” “Long Haired Country Boy,” and “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”
12:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Soundstage featuring John Fogerty Part 1 & 2 | John Fogerty has been a monumental contributor to Americana Music since 1959. As the former lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival, this Grammy winner and rock legend released 13 hit singles in just five years and has been inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Featuring material from his album, Revival, Fogerty incorporates all the best elements of an unforgettable career of authentic rock and roll.
2:00 – 4:30 PM ET
Soundstage featuring Tom Petty: Live from Gatorville | The acclaimed 2013 concert film Tom Petty – Live From Gatorville from his hometown of Gainesville, FL. Featuring special guest appearance by Stevie Nicks. Highlights include performances of “Runnin’ Down A Dream,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” “Southern Accent” played live for the first time since 1993, and the Nicks duets “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” and “I Need To Know,” among many others.
4:30 – 5:30 PM ET
CMA Songwriters featuring Brett Eldredge & Ronnie Dunn | CMA New Artist of the Year winner Brett Eldredge takes the stage for the CMA Songwriters Series at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville with songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, Travis Hill and Heather Morgan. Special Guest appearance by Ronnie Dunn.
5:30 – 6:30 PM ET
Soundstage featuring Travis Tritt | Two- time Grammy Award winner and actor. In this intimate, live concert, he wows and captivates the audience performing favorites such as “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde,” “Great Day to Be Alive,” and “Anymore.”
6:30 – 7:30 PM ET
CMA Songwriters featuring Darius Rucker | Multiple Grammy and CMA Award winner, Darius Rucker performs songs from his recently released #1 studio album Southern Style for the CMA Songwriters Series at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works. Collectively they are responsible for some of Rucker’s biggest hits including “Alright,” “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It,” and his current lead single “Homegrown Honey.”
7:30 – 8:00 PM ET
American Music Spotlight featuring Tyler Childers |A night of rock’n roll with Tyler Childers at the legendary Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA. Tyler Childers is an American singer / songwriter blending country, bluegrass, and folk styles.
8:00 – 9:00 PM ET (repeats 11:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET)
Opry Live performance featuring Brad Paisley, Marty Stuart & Vince Gill | The show must go on! In spite of the Opry having to suspend their public performances, the show must go on for the live radio audience, and now for the Circle audience! One-hour performances back to back kicking off with Brad Paisley, Marty Stuart & Vince Gill.
9:00 – 10:00 PM ET (repeats 12:00 – 1:00 AM ET)
Opry Live performance featuring Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood | One-hour performance featuring Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood.
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET (repeats 1:00 – 2:00 AM ET)
Opry Live performance featuring Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch & Trace Adkins | One-hour performance featuring Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch & Trace Adkins.