Kerry Marx

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Music Director
Company Name
Grand Ole Opry

Kerry Marx is the Music Director for the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. He began working for the Opry in 2000 as a member of the staff band. The band regularly backs up the many performers who appear on the Opry’s weekend radio program/live concerts as well as their TV events and concerts throughout the week. Kerry was just 13 when he received his first guitar. After a brief hiatus in college playing the bass, he returned to the guitar and hit the road touring with a wide range of performers including four tours with Johnny Cash, which included a 1991 performance at Madison Square Garden in New York.