Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Ryman Auditorium guests will soon have a new way to enjoy shows and concerts as the historic entertainment venue launches Ryman Premium Pass, an exciting ticket upgrade option available beginning today, October 10, 2018.
The Ryman Premium Pass is designed for visitors who want to elevate their showtime experience at the lauded venue, with access to a dedicated entrance and exclusive entry to the 
recently renovated historic 5th Avenue Vestibule adjacent to the auditorium.  
Ticket holders with the Ryman Premium Pass will also enjoy special extras, including two drink tickets per person, complimentary small bites catered by Café Lula and a Hatch Show Print poster from the night’s performance. Within the new area, the venue has also installed new bathrooms for the exclusive use of Ryman Premium Pass holders.
“Providing an unmatched fan experience is our primary focus at 
the Ryman” said Gary Levy, General Manager of Ryman Auditorium. “The Premium Pass option allows us to offer a new, enhanced level of guest service and provides an exciting opportunity for fans to truly elevate their show experience.”
Fans will have the opportunity to purchase the enhanced ticket upgrade as an add-on option through Ticketmaster for a $100.00 additional fee per ticket. All future concerts will have the option of the Ryman Premium Pass upgrade during the check-out process through Ticketmaster (*some exclusions may apply). If a fan already has a ticket to an upcoming performance, they will receive an email with a link to upgrade to the Ryman Premium Pass.

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About Ryman Auditorium  
A National Historic Landmark, Ryman Auditorium was built as a tabernacle by Captain Thomas G. Ryman in 1892, served as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943-74, and was completely renovated in 1994. The Ryman is open for tours during the day and at night offers a wide variety of entertainment performances, just has it has for over 125 years. The venue was voted the
 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Pollstar Theatre of the Year and recently took home its fifth-consecutive CMA Venue of the Year Award. Ryman Auditorium is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP), a Nashville-based REIT that also owns and operates the Grand Ole Opry, Ole Red and 650 AM WSM. For more information, visit ryman.com.
Press Contacts for Ryman Auditorium:
Ebie McFarland | Megan Newton
Essential Broadcast Media, LLC

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Lisaann Dupont
Opry Entertainment Group

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