Sons of the Pioneers

Location: Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead,
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Sons of the Pioneers
Detail The show lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Seating Options Available: Wheelchair Seating, Aisle Seating, Limited / No Stairs Seating
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Detail Gift Shop On-site
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This group of talented individuals holds up the tradition of the original members from 1934, when the music show was first created by Roy Rogers.

Now they bring that tradition to you with the Sons of the Pioneers Chuck Wagon Show. Take in the music that will bring you back to a time when life was simpler and the West was wilder. You'll hear songs like 'Ghost Riders' and 'Red River Valley' with plenty of comedic jokes and acts in between. Don't miss out on the fabulous show, when the Sons of the Pioneer set out to entertain you!

Awards and Accolades

The Sons of the Pioneers holds the record for longevity of consecutive performances. They have also appeared in numerous movies and have composed numbers such as Bob Nolan's 'Cool Water.'

About the Performers

Roy Rogers started the original Sons of the Pioneers in the mid 1930s. Since that time the members of the group have changed, but the theme remains the same. Currently, the group consists of Luther Nallie, Gary LeMaster, Ken Lattimore, Randy Rudd, Mark Abbott and Ricky Boen.

Joining them for the 2pm matinee shows is champion fiddle player, Justin Branum. Branum is known for winning the National Fiddle Contest in 2008, the Texas State Fiddle Contest, and the Tennessee State Fiddle Contest. He also won the National Championship Fiddle Contest in 2010 and the Tennessee State Mandolin Contest. This star is sure to shine with the Sons of Pioneers, so don't miss out!

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Vienna, Virginia
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"I have been to three of their Branson performances"
If i could have but one wish, i would have the sons of the pioneers sing their wonderful songs forever. They are a true classic - past, present, and future. I have been to three of their branson performances and find them to represent authentic americana. Each one of the sons of the pioneers is a jewel and play an integral part of the harmony of the group as well as being accomplished soloists.
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Dennis Hamblin
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"An evening we will not soon forget."
We drove all day to get here from texas and this show and dinner were worth the drive by itself. The food was great and so was the service. The sons of the the pioneers put on a top notch show singing many of their cowboy classics we have heard over the years. After the show we attended the shepherd of the hills presentation. An evening we will not soon forget.
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Steve Worner
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"Don't miss this show."
One of the best shows in branson and the harmonies were unbelievable! Didn't hear a wrong note the whole show. Excellent musicians! Can't wait to go back and see again. Bought the cd and have listened over and over. Food was excellent and more than enough for any appetite. Good humored and moral people here! Don't miss this show.
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Sandra K Dunbar
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"Branson's best kept secret."
I think they are branson's best kept secret. It is so refreshing to hear pure, clean harmony and to actually understand the words. Western/cowboy music speaks to the soul of part of our national history. If anyone is interested in great musicians with mellow, awesome harmony, please see the sons of the pioneers. Roy rogers, one of the original sons in 1934, would be very happy. It is also refreshing to leave a theater without our ears hurting and ringing from so much plugged in and loud music.
Frequently Asked Questions for Sons of the Pioneers:
  • Approximately how long is the show?
    The show lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • In what theater is the show held?
    Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead, 5586 W. Hwy 76 Branson, MO
  • What type of parking do you have?
    Parking is free at the theater.