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The Best Shows in Myrtle Beach

Produced by the leader in live entertainment, Calvin Gilmore, and highly acclaimed by countless National media – these shows set the standard. If you are looking for the best live entertainment attractions in Myrtle Beach, look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater.

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The Carolina Opry Theater

The impressive variety of live music shows in Myrtle Beach can be traced back to one man, Calvin Gilmore, and his singular vision that first-rate entertainment could thrive along the Grand Strand.

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Planning a group, corporate, or school event and looking for the best LIVE entertainment in Myrtle Beach?, Then look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater! We’ve been the #1 Group Destination for over 30 years! With 4 award winning shows to choose from we’ve got something for everyone!

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Carolina Destinations Magazine

August 2009


Coastal Carolina Destinations Magazine


By Sean Patrick Smith


It’s not so farfetched to call the founder of The Carolina Opry the man who really brought Christmas entertainment to the Grand Strand. When Gilmore opened the Carolina Opry in 1986, there was no holiday entertainment market to speak of that could entice people to the area in the drab days of fall and winter.


That first year, the original plan was to close the theater over the holidays.  Instead, it was decided to put some music together and create a simple show that celebrated the spirit of Christmas.  “That first year, our show was held over two weekends,”…




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