Bill Anderson & Friends will be country rockin’ Branson into the new year! Join Whisperin’ Bill and an impressive line-up of country music royalty -- Moe Bandy, Janie Fricke, T.G. Sheppard, and Jeannie Seely, along with twin sister act, Moore & Moore -- for a New Year’s Eve packed full of hot hits, memorable moments, and a whole lot of fun!
This New Year’s Eve show will be packed with music that inspired today’s blockbuster country artists and nearly every rising star in the industry. Bill Anderson is a prolific country music poet who’s been named the top songwriter by a variety of associations, writing or co-writing songs recorded by the likes of Aretha Franklin, Kenny Chesney, Alison Krauss, Dean Martin, George Strait, and Brad Paisley, among many others. He’s also been honored as Male Vocalist of the Year, and enjoyed several #1 hits, including “World of Make Believe,” “For Loving You,” “I Get the Fever,” and “Mama Sang a Song.”
Anderson brings along a few of his most talented friends, each a significant contributor to the world of country music. Moe Bandy, a Branson headliner for many years, enjoyed hits like “Americana” and “Bandy the Rodeo Clown,” as well as a #1 hit with friend, Joe Stampley, “Just Good Ol’ Boys.” Janie Fricke’s resume boasts a string of #1 country hits, including “He’s A Heartache (Looking for a Place to Happen,)” “It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Easy,” and “Tell Me a Lie.” She earned three Grammy nominations for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, and received the top female country vocalist honors from organizations like the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards and Music City News.
Bill Anderson also welcomes T.G. Sheppard; he boasts an amazing list of country chart toppers, including “Faking Love,” “I Loved ‘Em Every One,” “Do You Wanna Go to Heaven,” “Devil in the Bottle,” and “Last Cheater’s Waltz.” He’s been named Best New Male Artist, been a long-time spokesman for Folgers’ NASCAR racing team, and supported a long list of charities. Jeannie Seely had a huge hit with “Don’t Touch Me,” a song that made her the proud owner of a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance. She's received several CMA nominations for her recordings with Jack Greene, and made a name for herself as an actor, showing up in films like Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Changing Hearts. Wrapping up the impressive roster for this sensational concert appearance in Branson is the twin sister act, Moore & Moore. Missouri natives, they’ve shared the stage with big names like George Jones, Mickey Gilley, Alabama, and The Oak Ridge Boys, and made appearances on scores of television shows.
Additional Information/Helpful Hints
- Bill Anderson & Friends will be appearing at the Welk Resort Theatre.
- You’ll find Welk at 1984 MO Highway 165 in Branson.
- The show is scheduled for Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 7:00PM.
- This extended, limited-engagement concert appearance is approximately three (3) hours in length, and will include a brief intermission.
- The Welk Resort Theatre features a large lobby that includes a sizable concession area and gift shop. There’s also a full-service restaurant across the lobby from the theater.
- There is accessible seating for guests with disabilities, as well as a half circle drive that allows for guest drop-off right at the door to the theater lobby.
- PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for this special limited-engagement performance are non-refundable.
You’ll find many places and many ways to ring in the New Year, but do you really want just another evening at a club...just another bad rendition of Auld Lang Syne? Of course you don’t! Welcome in 2018 with some of country music’s most legendary voices as they gather on stage in the home of great live entertainment...welcome in 2018 with the incomparable Bill Anderson & Friends in Branson, Missouri!