The history of Branson shows began back in the 1950s with the famous Baldknobbers Jamboree variety show. This show is known as the first production in the area and truly changed the course of Branson entertainment with its variety of family-friendly music comedy, classic country hits, and the talents of its amazing entertainers. This show is known as one that has impressed over the decades as generation to generation of Mabe family stars have added their talents to the mix. Guests do not want to miss out on seeing Branson’s most famous family the next time they vacation to the city.
Cultivating a show from a wide variety of musical genres and elements, the Baldknobbers have created an unforgettable show. At this jamboree show, audiences will be able to experience a perfect blend of classic and contemporary country music, inspiring gospel music, and interludes family-friendly comedy. This show truly captures the essence of Ozarks entertainment and is such an important piece of Branson history. Plus, children 3 and under are free as long as they sit in a parent's lap.
The show truly comes to life with the explosive personalities of the Mabe family, and guests will hear fiddles, banjos, and guitars played by these talented singers. Watch as they perform everything from traditional country classics to contemporary country hits. While the Baldknobbers show has some amazing musicians on deck, it isn’t the only element of the show that keeps guests coming back again and again. The Baldknobbers show also features the talent of hilarious comedians. Join “Droopy Drawers Jr”, “Stub Meadows”, and “Hargus Marcel” for an evening of comedy that will have you rolling with laughter.
About the Bald Knobbers
The Baldknobbers Jamboree show was created originally by the Mabe brothers in 1959. Jim, Lyle, Bill, and Bob Mabe wanted to bring great family-friendly entertainment to the Ozarks. With amazing country music, they went on to make Branson history with this show. Known as the very first Branson show, the Baldknobbers Jamboree shaped the entertainment industry in Branson, MO and sparked what is known today as one of the most amazing entertainment cities in the country. The show has always been dedicated to providing amazing country tunes to the Branson area, no matter which generation of the Mabe family is performing. Currently, third generation Mabe cousins take to the stage to impress audiences year to year. You will want to make sure you book your tickets to see this famous Branson family show the next time you vacation to the Ozarks!
About the Mabe Family
The Baldknobbers show has always been a Mabe family tradition. Currently, 2nd and 3rd generation Mabes come together to create a show bursting with fun country classics that will have guests toe tappin’ along. The show features the talented Brandon Mabe alongside his co-frontman Denton, Heather McCombs, and an entire troupe of other Mabe family members entertaining throughout the show. As the current frontman and general manager to the show, Brandon Mabe truly puts his heart and soul into each production. This 3rd-generation Baldknobber is extremely talented and has taken over most of the ins and outs of the show. Other featured Mabe family members include Heather McCombs, Breanna Mabe, Denton Mabe, Katie Mabe, Patty Mabe, Brent Mabe, Tim Mabe, and about a dozen more. In recent years, the Baldknobbers were put into the spotlight with the Branson Famous reality television show which gave Branson lovers a chance to see what goes on behind the scenes. This show was great for the Branson entertainment scene as it helped put the Ozarks in the spotlight.
About the Branson Famous Theatre
The Baldknobber Jamboree show has seen many homes over the last several decades, but it has now made its permanent home at The Branson Famous Theatre. This gorgeous theater was previously known as the New Shanghai Theater. Now, this performance venue showcases famous Branson attractions like the Baldknobbers as well as the awe-inspiring Reza Edge of Illusion magic show. This heater utilizes state-of-the-art sound systems, lights, and special effects to help create fun and energetic performances. The seats are comfortable and allow guests of all abilities to enjoy the show with handicap seating and friendly aisles. The theater can accommodate 925 guests and features both a gift shop and concession area.
See the show that gave roots to the Branson entertainment industry. After the amazing show, be sure to stop by the gift shop and find items from any of the performers for you to take home. Enjoy the live entertainment at home and show all your friends and family the wonderful time you had. Head to this famous theatre to enjoy your favorite country music, comedy, and more live in Branson, MO. Get your tickets today to experience great country music in the Ozarks.
|Baldknobbers Jamboree Show|
|Available 9/29/2023 until 10/31/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Enjoy admission to the Baldknobbers Jamboree Show, one of the original shows that started the live entertainment explosion of Branson! This show is truly a celebration of 50 years of family performance.|
|Baldknobbers Vintage Show|
|Available Now until 12/20/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Relive the best days of the Baldknobbers with this new Vintage show! Focusing on their greatest hits from the 60s through the 80s, this show features the talented cast of the traditional show plus special guests from the original crew!|
- Approximately how long is it?
It lasts approximately two hours.
- In what theater is it held?
It is held at the Branson Famous Theatre.
- What is the length of intermission?
The intermission lasts approximately 15 minutes.
- What type of parking do you have?
Parking is free.
- What is the dress code?
Dress code is casual.