Up Close Concerts 2017
If you have ever wanted to see some of your favorite legendary musicians in person, you'll definitely want to check out the Up Close Concert Series. These concerts bring together some of the best stars in the industry for limited engagement shows that get you up close to legends in country, rock, pop, gospel, and even comedy.
Up Close Concerts at the Legends Theater
Matthew & Gunnar Nelson (April 12, 2017)
Experience a night of energetic music with Matthew and Gunnar Nelson. Dedicated to Ricky Nelson, the show features hits such as "Travelin' Man" and "Hello Mary Lou". As well as music from these talented twins, guests will also be able to view exclusive Nelson family videos as well as interviews and more. This two-hour event is definitely one you do not want to miss out on.
Vicki Lawrence and Mama (May 14, 2017)
Known for her role as 'Mama' on The Carol Burnett Show, Vicki brought hilarity and charisma to this iconic comedy character. She also was able to star as Mama in her own TV show, Mama's Family. With the first half of the show, guests will be able to enjoy the beautiful voice of Lawrence as she delights with her music. Then, double over in laughter as Mama makes her way to the stage, giving guests a comedic end to the evening.
Bellamy Brothers (May 31, 2017)
Head to Branson to see this fabulous sibling duo live and in person! Known for their impact on the country music industry, the Bellamy Brothers have created hits such as, "Let Your Love Flow" and "Crazy From the Heart". All ages are bound to have an amazing time dancing and singing along to some of their hits, including selections from their 14 chart topping songs. Whether they're performing gospel or country, these brothers put on a great show.
John Conlee (June 7, 2017)
Join amazing artist John Conlee in Branson for a limited engagement show. Conlee is known for his contributions to the country genre. With a smooth voice and great music, guests will be able to hear hits like, "I'm Only in It for the Love", "Lady Lay Down", and "Backside of Thirty". With 14 top ten songs and 32 charted singles, this repertoire is sure to impress all music lovers.
T.G. Sheppard (July 5, 2017)
Another country music icon, TG Sheppard is a favorite among fans of the genre. He is best known for songs like, "Devil in a Bottle" and "I'll Be Coming Back For More". He released a multitude of albums and celebrated much success in his career. You do not want to miss out on this talented singer as he joins the Ozarks for an unforgettable evening of amazing music.
Richie McDonald of Lonestar (August 13, 2017)
Lonestar was a band that captivated the country genre in the early 2000s. With songs like, "Amazed" and "Outside Looking In", their pivotal music was played on radios across the nation. Richie McDonald, the lead singer, created music with the band until 2007 when he left to pursue a solo career. With countless songs and albums released after his stint with Lonestar, it is clear that this amazing singer still has what it takes to make country music great!
Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers (November 1st & 15th, 2017)
Also making their way back to Branson, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers bring their extensive experience with them for an explosive performance. They are known for a variety of hits, including songs like, "Black Gold", and "I Don't Wanna Cry Anymore". Celebrate the music of the 70s and 80s in this revamp of country music's golden years.
Lorrie Morgan, Mark Chestnutt & Joe Diffie
With this amazing lineup of Lorrie Morgan, Mark Chestnutt & Joe Diffie, guests will be treated to an evening of amazing music. These three legends come together on the Branson stage for a show all ages can enjoy. Morgan, with her hits like, "Out of Your Shoes" and "Watch Me" perfectly complements the stylings of Mark Chestnutt ("It Sure is Monday") and Joe Diffie ("John Deer Green").
Up Close Concerts at the Welk Resort Theatre
Kris Kristofferson (April 7, 2017)
Renowned country music legend Kris Kristofferson is bound to impress all ages with his fantastic music. He made a name for himself with songs like, "Sunday Morning Coming Down" and "Me and Bobby McGee". As well as an extensive career in the industry, he has also been honored with a variety of awards, including a Grammy Hall of Fame award and a Golden Globe for Best Actor.
Bill Anderson & Moe Bandy (June 23, 2017)
Join Bill Anderson & Moe Bandy for an evening of wonderful music in the Ozarks. Bill Anderson, also known as "Whispering Bill", has a long music career under his belt. Some of his hits include, "Still" and "Mama Sang a Song". Joining him onstage is Moe Bandy, who is famous for songs such as, "Bandy the Rodeo Clown" and "Americana".
Trace Adkins (June 30, 2017)
One of the most famous modern country music stars, Trace Adkins delights all ages in Branson, MO. Some of his most famous songs include, "Honky Tonk Bodonkadonk" and "You're Gonna Miss This". Combining fun and quirky songs with great vocals, this show is bound to be fun for all ages.
Sister Sledge (July 7, 2017)
For one night only, join three queens of disco as they bring their great energy and charisma to the stage. Comprised of three sisters, Joni, Kim, and Debbie, this group is known for their greatest hit, "We are Family". Dance and sing along during a fantastic night of disco music in the Ozarks!
Charley Pride (September 29, 2017)
Guests are sure to have an amazing time watching Charley Pride on stage. This country music star has many hits including "All I Have to Offer You", "Kiss an Angel Good Morning", and "I Can't Believe That You've Stopped Loving Me".
Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone & B.J. Thomas (October 6, 2017)
With Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone & BJ Thomas, guests are bound to have an evening of amazing music ahead of them. The band is known for songs such as "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter", and "Can't You Hear My Heartbeat". This Brit pop band is sure to bring an energetic and fun atmosphere with them.
Roots and Boots Tour (October 13, 2017)
If you love country music, the Roots and Boots tour is a concert series that you will not want to miss out on. Coming to Branson for a limited time, the show features Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye, and Aaron Tippin. This trio has amazing energy and is sure to make the stage explode with talent.