GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Spring Break will become Spring Blake this March in Gatlinburg!

Country star Blake Shelton's Ole Red Gatlinburg is planning a week-long grand opening celebration from March 11-17.

The restaurant and performance venue is located at 511 Parkway in Gatlinburg near the Margaritaville resort. It will be the third Shelton-inspired bar, restaurant and music venue owned and operated by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. The first was in his home town in Oklahoma and the second in Nashville.

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There will be multiple events throughout the week, including a grand opening private concert with Blake Shelton that you could win tickets to!

"Gatlinburg has always been a place where I've had a good time, and it's just awesome for me to get to be a part of this community through Ole Red," said Blake Shelton. "I can't wait to get my band down there to play – it's going to be an amazing night."

Starting Monday, March 11, you can catch live music starting at 11:30 a.m. and try the full menu, including signature items, such as the “Champagne of Fried Chicken,” and Gatlinburg-only specialties, like the “Ober Gatlin-burger,” plus Blake-approved cocktails and a great selection of local beers.

There will also be a "Spring Blake" scavenger hunt, in-venue giveaways and prizes, including a chance to see Shelton's private concert.

Ways to win tickets to Blake Shelton's private show:

  • Enter the Ole Red Grand Opening Sweepstakes through Feb. 15 at https://olered.com/gatlinburg/sweepstakes/grand-opening-sweepstakes/
  • Follow Ole Red Gatlinburg on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for chances to win.
  • Listen for a chance to win on local radio.

You can also purchase tickets through an online auction that starts Feb. 15. Proceeds go to the Gatlinburg-Pittman High School Music Program 

If you don't get to go to the show, you can watch a portion of it streaming live on the Ole Red Gatlinburg Facebook page.

Also that week, several former contestants on NBC's "The Voice" will perform, including Knoxville's Emily Ann Roberts.

  • March 14: Lauren Duski
  • March 15: Pryor Baird
  • March 16: Red Marlow
  • March 17: Emily Ann Roberts

 For more information on Ole Red, hours, performance times, etc, visit the Ole Red Gatlinburg website.