The Branson entertainment scene’s roots date all the way back to 1959 when the very first Branson show came to the
forefront! Since its conception, the industry has seen a variety of wonderful acts and shows that entertain visitors throughout the Midwest and the country. From the most classic Branson shows such as the Baldknobbers Jamboree to country music tributes and everything in between, you and your loved ones will have a fantastic time experiencing the famous 76 Strip scene!
Music shows are at the center of Branson’s success, having first seen traction with the talented and hilarious antics of the Baldknobbers Jamboree show. Having paved the way, this show set the stage for musical endeavors. Some of the most famous music shows in Branson include:
The Clay Cooper Theater offers up fantastic shows for the entire family! Join the talented Haygoods brothers for an afternoon of awesome music. Here, guests will be treated to country tunes, gospel, and some of the greatest hits. The Haygoods
live performances are explosive and fun, using everything from pyrotechnics and the charismatic performers to set the bar for Branson music shows. Of course, it is also the home to the Clay Cooper Country Express which features the talented Clay Cooper along with rock n roll, gospel, and country hits. The Shoji Tabuchi Show
, Hot Rods & High Heels
, and #1 Hits of the 60s
are other great shows held here.
Head to the beautiful Grand Country Resort Theater’s Grand Country Music Hall to experience some of the finest shows that the Ozarks area has to offer. From the live animals of Amazing Pets to comedy endeavors and more, there are so many awesome things to see. The Grand Country Music Hall is well-known for shows such as Comedy Jamboree, the Country Jubilee, New South Gospel, Ozarks Gospel, and more!
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
This theater is home to Legends in Concert
who showcase the greatest hits from some of your favorite artists. This tribute show features the likes of Elvis Presley, the Blues Brothers, the Temptations, and more. Dick Clark’s is also home to Up Close Concerts throughout the year which bring talented nationally-known artists to Branson. Some of the performers who have stood on the stage here include Amy Grant
, Ronnie McDowell
, and Billy Dean.
Hot Hits Theater Tribute Shows
Hear the greatest hits of country music legends at this beloved theater! Here, guests will find shows such as All Crazy Bout Patsy, Motown Downtown, Marvin Gaye & Friends, and more. Each tribute show is masterfully produced and features great talent! Plus, the theater is spacious and provides a wonderful sound and lighting experience for an immersive time.
Sight & Sound Theater
As the most iconic Christian theater in the world, Sight & Sound is a jewel in Branson’s entertainment scene. Here, guests will be treated to Biblical retellings of the lives of Noah, Samson, Jonah
, and more. Past shows have entertained millions in the Ozark Mountain Region as well as the Smoky Mountains. During the 2020 season, guests can watch Noah at Sight & Sound, complete with original music, fantastic costumes, and even live animals. This theatrical production is truly unlike any other!
Of course, it wouldn’t be a visit to Branson without experiencing one of the great dinner shows offered. Guests will be able to kick back and relax as entertainment unfolds onstage while enjoying mouthwatering meals. Some of the great dinner shows offered in the Ozarks include Dolly Parton’s Stampede
, Branson Belle Dinner Cruise
shows, and Branson’s Murder Mystery Dinner Show.
Be sure to check out other amazing venues in Branson including the Hughes Brothers
Theatre, IMAX Theatre, and King’s Castle Theatre which hosts the famous Dublin’s Irish Tenors and Celtic Ladies group. From amazing acrobats to famous groups like the Liverpool Legends
, Oak Ridge Boys
, and the Hughes Brothers, this fantastic city is brimming with great shows. Head to this Missouri entertainment hub to experience live performances, theatre, comedian performances and more! Of course, there are other awesome attractions to look into too, such as Silver Dollar City
, Table Rock Lake, and more!