Choosing a Show in Branson
When planning your vacation to Branson, Missouri, of course you're thinking of seeing a show. Being that Branson, is America's Live Entertainment Capital, there's many to chose from, but rest assured, there's a little something for everyone. Branson is a city that specializes in diversity, and here's just a taste of it.
Here's a few suggestions:
For Those Who Like Country
Clay Cooper's Country Music Express, featuring the clean comedy and pure vocals of Clay Cooper. Joining Cooper on stage is a talented roster of veteran performers including stand up comedian matt Gumm; rope tricks and gun-slinging cowboy Johnny Lonestar. Clay also feature's family members and a six piece band for a country good time.
Billy Dean is appearing at The Starlite Theater. Dean first gained national attention appearing on Star Search and has gone on to record eight studio albums, four of which are certified gold. He has generated more than 20 hit singles on Billboard country charts, including 'Only Here for a Little While,' and 'Somewhere in My Broken Heart.'
Jim Owen Show is another country music favorite. Jim Owen is a talented singer and has been called 'Country's most popular song writer.' He brings it to the stage with a pair of talented and comedic back-up singers, as he performs a number of his hits songs.
For Those Who Like Oldies
Motown Downtown is a tribute to Motown greats like The Temptations, the Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, and more. This is a must-see for some oldies but goodies in Historic Downtown Branson's intimate Owen's Theater. Rico J takes you for a blast from the past in this up close and personal tribute show.
Presley Sings Elvis, is an Elvis Tribute like no other. This Vegas style production of Elvis performed by Jerry Presley, cousin of Elvis Presley. The show features numbers from Elvis' concerts in Madison Square Garden, and Hawaii, with all the style of the 'King.'
While we're on the topic of impersonators, you can't forget Legends in Concert. While they have a rotating cast, you'll be sure to see someone you love. You can always count on seeing Elvis. Other stars include; Marilyn Monroe, The Beatles, Mick Jagger, Tina Turner, and too many others to name.
For Those Who Enjoy A Good Variety Show
The Baldknobbers Jamboree has more than 55 years of entertaining Branson under their overalls, and was Branson's first country music and comedy show. Not only were they the FIRST show in this area, but the Baldknobbers were in the original cast of The Shepherd of the Hills play and were the first street band at Silver Dollar City. The Baldknobbers are a Branson favorite, and with so many years experience in delivering beautiful songs, and gut busting punch lines, you won't want to miss it.
The Haygoods is a variety show featuring 8 siblings and their amazing musical, dancing, and acrobatic skills. This show really does have a little bit of everything. They play over 20 different instruments, they tap dance, they flip around, and have tremendous voices. They do everything from guitar solos, to sax solos, to sweet sibling harmonies. This group of siblings--ranging in age from 26 to 10--give an energetic performance like nothing you've ever seen before.
So, no matter what your family likes or dislikes, finding something for everyone can be a breeze. With a town so diverse and so intent on providing entertainment for the whole family, you can't go wrong.