Branson News Flash

Branson Country USA – June 3, 2016                     

This week we welcome, from Legends In Concert, The BLUES BROTHERS!
 
Clint Nievar and Danny Zeligman make up the superstar team of The Blues Brothers, made famous by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, spring to life once again with an action packed set and signature, powerhouse vocals.
Legends in Concert
is located along the
famous 76 Strip and has been a part of the Branson Entertainment scene over two decades. Two power-packed hours of fabulous entertainment awaits you!
This world famous live tribute show features an amazing cast of all-star entertainers assembled on one stage in one of the most sought after productions in the world.  Don’t miss out on the extravagant concerts in Branson.
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JAY LENO Pre-Sale Password

We continue the celebration of Up Close Concerts 10th year presenting shows in Branson, MO with a MAJOR announcement. Jay Leno will be at Welk Resort Theatre on Friday September 30, 2016 at 7:00pm.

Tickets go on-sale Monday May 30, but because you are an Up Close Concerts VIP you may purchase your tickets during the Pre-Sale this Saturday May 28 from 8:30am – 8:30pm. When you call the box office at (417) 337-7469 mention your password TONIGHT to get your tickets. This show is sure to sell out so we encourage you to reserve your seats early. We will have extra staff on duty, but if you get a busy signal please try again later in the day, you will still get excellent seats. If you are placed on hold, we thank you in advance for your patience. Tickets are $60, $70 and $75 + tax.

And we thank everyone who attended the Chubby Checker concert at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater on Wednesday night. What a fun night with a rock and roll legend. Fans were on stage dancing, in the aisles dancing, a few folks were even on their seats dancing! Chubby Checker returns onNovember 16 so get your tickets now. Here are a few photos from this great night. To learn more about all of our upcoming events click on the photos to visit our web site www.upcloseconcerts.com.

Chubby Checker WEB montage
Branson Country USA – May 27, 2016                      

This week we welcome, Star of the Grand Ole Opry, Mary Lou Turner!
 
Born in Hazard, Kentucky, Mary Lou Turner began her career as a Country Music Artist in 1974 with her first popular song, All That Keeps Me Going.  She followed that success with several other songs that reached the top 50 on the U.S. Country Charts, including It’s Different With You, Love It Away, andCheatin’ Overtime.
Though a star in her own right, she may be best known for the duets she sang withBill Anderson.  The duo teamed up to produce hits in the top 25 on the U.S. Country Charts, including I’m Way Ahead of You andWhere Are You Going, Billy Boy.  The pair releasedSometimes in 1976 which reached Number 1 on the Country Charts.  That same year, she and Bill also releasedThat’s What Made Me Love You reaching number 7 with that hit.
Mary Lou has performed in the theaters of Branson, Missouri for many years.  She starred with both Boxcar Willie and Buck Trent, before joining the Grand Ladies of Country Music Show.  She and her husband, David, call the Ozarks home.

Branson Country USA – May 20, 2016                   

This week we welcome the cast of The Million Dollar Quartet!
 
“Million Dollar Quartet” is the celebration of a brief moment in history when the music world stood still just long enough for legendary artists,Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins to enjoy a jam session at Memphis’ iconic Sun Studios.
This largely impromptu recording session saw Elvis, Johnny, Jerry Lee, and Carl singing rock ‘n roll hits of the time – 1956 – gospel hymns, rhythm & blues, spirituals, rockabilly songs, and those twangy tunes in an era when it was still known as country western music.  Fortunately, tape was rolling and this ‘Mount Rushmore of Rock’ session was captured to the continuing delight of music fans everywhere.
Blue Suede Shoes, Folsom Prison Blues, Long Tall Sally, Peace in the Valley, Great Balls of Fire, Hound Dog, Real Wild Child, and Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going’ On are just some of the infectiously catchy songs you’ll be treated to in “Million Dollar Quartet.”