Old Time Gospel and Country Shows in Branson

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The gospel and country music tradition in Branson dates back to the earliest days of Branson as an entertainment destination. In fact, when the Baldknobbers first opened their doors and started performing country music to an audience in 1959, they became the city's first live music show. Soon others followed, and now there are dozens of musical, comedy, and other shows that you can enjoy while you are visiting the area. To experience Branson's musical entertainment as it was enjoyed years ago, you will want to make plans to take in a few shows with old time gospel and country music performances. Here are some of the top old time shows in Branson that really capture this historic spirit of the city:

Sunday Gospel Jubilee

As the name suggests, the Sunday Gospel Jubilee runs on Sundays only, and is the perfect way to spend a few hours of your Sunday in Branson. This show has enjoyed almost twenty years of continuous history in Branson and is a true gospel tradition. For about two hours, you will be entertained by the inspirational and heartwarming gospel tunes that you know and love, all performed live by a team of talented musicians including the great Max Bacon.

New South

The New South Gospel show carries on the gospel tradition in Branson, but brings a touch of modern gospel to the mix. Here, you can enjoy some upbeat gospel tunes performed with four part harmonies, and there are some country and oldies tunes mixed in to add variety to the show. This talented quartet will entertain you with songs you know and love including those by greats like Rascal Flatts, the Eagles, the Oak Ridge Boys, and others.

Buck Trent Country Variety Show

The Buck Trent Country Variety Show is a fun experience for your whole family. This show brings the great Buck Trent to you live on stage, and this award-winning country music artist will entertain you on a variety of instruments including the guitar, the fiddle, the banjo, and more. Buck Trent is also known for his humorous streak, and he will add in some family-friendly comedy to the show to keep things lighthearted and fun.

Barbara Fairchild Diner

For a delicious meal and a show, there is no better place to head than the Barbara Fairchild Diner. Here, you can enjoy the live musical talents of Grammy-nominated musician Barbara Fairchild paired with her talented husband. They will perform a range of country tunes from yesterday and today. After the show, you can order from a menu that is filled with down-home country favorites that the whole family will love like BBQ dishes, chicken salad, and plenty of sides, desserts, and more.

Baldknobbers Jamboree Show

You simply cannot spend time in Branson without enjoying a few hours at the show that started the entertainment tradition in Branson. The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show is the oldest and among the most popular shows in town, and here you can enjoy over two hours of entertainment that includes live country music and comedy sketches. You will want to stop by the gift shop on-site to pick up some great souvenirs before you leave.

Each of these shows gives you hours of high caliber entertainment including fabulous country or gospel performances. Be sure to include some of these shows in your vacation plans!

New South Gospel
These guys know how to sing modern gospel songs. We come from an area where gospel singing is not common so this was a wonderful experience to hear these talented guys
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-- Allan Sommers - Wahpeton, ND
Baldknobbers Jamboree Show
The baldknobber jamberee is the must see show in branson. I see it every time i go to branson. The second generation mabes are fantastic! The third generation mabes add a fabulous new dimension! Droopy drawers jr. And stub are the funniest comedians i have ever heard. The professional cast and musicians are the best in the ozarks. I have seen many shows in my 71 years, but none better than the baldknobber jamboree! This show is not only the first and best show in branson, it carries out the mabe family legacy perfectly.
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-- Mary Woods - Suburb of New Orleans, LA
Oak Ridge Boys
The seats were great. The oak ridge boys were good - not great - but good. The second half was great when they played the oldies.
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-- Carl Stout - Lee Summit, MO
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