"The stars of Grey's Anatomy don't go around the country doing surgery," quipped Charles Esten at the beginning of his set. Right he is, as Nashville stepped out of the screen and came to New York for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday night (August 5th).
In just one hour, this week's Nashville moves from darkness to light, with a whole lot of gray area in between as everyone tries to navigate their way through unfamiliar and, in some cases, very wet territory.
Deacon (Charles Esten) plays the Grand Ole Opry in this week's episode.
Charles Esten — better known as the tortured Deacon Claybourne to fans of CMT’s drama “Nashville” — is no newcomer to the Wolf Trap stage. He’s performed there before. As a clown. “This is my grand return,” says Alexandria native Esten, who once performed as a clown at the International Children’s Festival at Wolf Trap as a kid.
Charles Esten of "Nashville" fame shares his passion for music that has inspired him to release a new single every week for the past year.
Is it even possible for one artist to release an original single every week for an entire year? Charles Esten sure didn’t think so – that is, until he did it.
Charles Esten hosts a celebratory fundraising concert at the War Memorial Auditorium following the Light the Night Walk! Proceeds will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and their mission to cure blood cancer and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.