Esten — who’s now on tour singing songs from Nashville — opened up to PEOPLE about his thoughts on the finale, Britton’s return and what’s next.
Official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Certificate Presented During NBC’s TODAY Show Capping Off Week of Highlights Including 100th Grand Ole Opry performance and SOLD OUT New York City and Boston Concerts
On July 26, the "Nashville" TV series — which brought the actor/musician to Music City in 2012 — will air its final episode.
And one week before that, Esten will play a truly momentous gig. He'll make his 100th appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry" on July 20.