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There's no magic formula, no secret code that grants access to one of the most coveted invitations in all of music, becoming an Opry member. The band graduated to the Opry stage for its official debut January 13, , quickly became a fan favorite during dozens of performances that followed, and was finally invited by Marty Stuart to join the Grand Ole Opry on August 16, in Cleveland, Ohio. Old Crow had officially graduated from the Opry Plaza it had played week after week all those years earlier to center stage. Old Crow Medicine Show got its start busking on street corners in New York state and through Canada, winning audiences along the way with its boundless energy and spirit. Shortly afterward, the band relocated to Nashville and began its fateful residency on the Opry Plaza. More than a decade later, the band has toured the world, sold hundreds of thousand of albums and performed at renowned festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella and The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. I think we made it big on radio!
They were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on September 17, Along with original songs, the band performs many pre-World War II blues and folk songs. Bluegrass musician Doc Watson discovered the band while its members were busking outside a pharmacy in Boone, North Carolina , [i 1] in The group released their sixth studio album, Volunteer , through Columbia Nashville on April 20, — coinciding with their 20th anniversary as a group. Ketch Secor and Critter Fuqua  first met in the seventh grade in Harrisonburg, Virginia and began playing music together.