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Photo Gallery: Temecula Road Make Their Grand Ole Opry Debut at the Ryman

What an incredible night for this trio!

Written by Lauren Laffer
Temecula Road; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

What emotions are you feeling right now? "Emotional." "Happy." "Blessed." "Overwhelmed in the best way."

Temecula Road's Maddie Salute; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"This is just a dream come true." - Maddie

Temecula Road's Maddie Salute; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"This is actually crazy for us, for Maddie and I especially because we'd never even been inside the Ryman. On our first trip to Nashville, we played behind the Ryman in the alleyway, but we've never been inside. We just sound checked and the sound is just amazing. And just the history here is just unreal." - Emma

Temecula Road's Dawson Anderson; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"Honestly, I prefer playing here at our debut versus the Opry House. I mean both would've been amazing, but just the history that's been here... Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, they made their debuts here. And not a lot of people get to do that just because of the timing. They only do it a couple months out of the year. So we're very lucky." - Dawson

Temecula Road; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"We did a little toast with the family and everybody got to say some words. Seeing them get emotional and like having them talk about the gang, and sharing the stories. It was too much."

Temecula Road's Maddie Salute; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"Our manager surprised us." "He called us and said we needed to do a video for Germany for some commercial and then he got out his phone and he said, first I want to do this fun social thing. He was like, I have two questions for you. One, do you have any plans November 1st? We were like, no, why? He was like, do you want to make your Opry debut?"

Temecula Road's Maddie Salute; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"80 plus family members that came from out of town. That does not include who is coming from Nashville." -Emma

Temecula Road's Dawson Anderson; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"To have [my parents] here is just incredible... They've been there from the beginning. They were the ones that got me into music and kind of helped me through it." - Dawson

Temecula Road; Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

Photo credit: Joshua Ickes/Sounds Like Nashville

"We're doing a cover of 'Desperado,' which we've been doing since literally since we became a band. It was one of the songs we did on our first trip here with everybody, record labels and we've done it literally every night since then. And so it felt fitting that it was here in this full circle moment."

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