George Strait, Keith Urban, Wynonna, and More to Perform at Loretta Lynn’s Public Memorial Service

CMT will honor the life of country music icon Loretta Lynn this month.

The network has partnered with her family to air Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Loretta Lynn from the Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday, October 30th.

The event will include special performances by Brandi Carlile, Crystal Gayle, Darius Rucker, Emmy Russell & Lukas Nelson, George Strait, The Highwomen with Brittney Spencer, Keith UrbanLittle Big Town, Margo Price, Tanya Tucker and Wynonna Judd.

The special will also feature appearances from friends and family, including Barbara Mandrell, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Sheryl Crow and Tim McGraw.

CMT Producers shared, “We are truly honored to work closely alongside Loretta’s family to create a celebration of life fit for a true queen of country music, Loretta Lynn.

She was a true original, a woman who always sang from her heart, never shied away from challenging the status quo and blazed the path forward for her fellow female artists.

From her firecracker spirit and signature musicality to her unmistakable country style and unparalleled authenticity, we look forward to honoring her in the best way we know how: sharing stories and songs with her family, friends and the legions of fans she loved dearly.”

Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Loretta Lynn wll be televised live and commercial-free on CMT beginning at 7PM ET. 

If you miss the initial airing on Oct. 30th, two additional commercial-free encores on Wednesday, November 2nd at 8pm EST and Sunday, November 6th at 11amEST. The special will also be made available on Paramount+ in early 2023.