Temecula Road gets Opry call, excited about future

Temecula Road’s Emma Salute, Dawson Anderson and Maddie Salute will play their first performance at the Grand Ole Opry on Nov. 1. John Shearer photo
Temecula Road got some big news a couple of weeks ago. Maddie and Emma Salute and Dawson Anderson, all of whom grew up in Temecula, are likely the first group formed locally to go from The Merc to the Grand Ole Opry.The trio that now lives in Nashville announced in an Instagram post that the band has been selected to make their Grand Ole Opry debut on Nov. 1 at the first weekend of the show’s annual winter run of Opry At The Ryman in downtown Nashville.In the video, the group looks stunned and emotional when they learned the news. “That was a real reaction — our manager said we're going to do a video for what's coming up in the UK and stuff,” said Maddie in a phone interview with all three members of the band. “Then he said that and I was, I'm still like, I can'
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