Billy Bob's will be closing at 5pm on Sunday, May 6th and Wednesday, May 16th for private events!

Welcome to the World's Largest Honky Tonk.


The only place where you can do more than ride bulls, two-step, drink beer, make memories, buy gifts, shoot pool, party hard and hear the top artists in country, blues, and rock.

April
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    Free Line Dance Lessons

    Lessons every Thursday night at ...

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    MICKY AND THE MOTORCARS Presented by 95.9 The Ranch

    Micky & the Motorcars is an alternative Texas Country band formed in Stanley, Idaho before moving to Austin, Texas. The band has released five mainstream albums, including a live album.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $18 Reserved/$14 GA

     
  • Fri
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    Bull Riding - Friday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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  • Sat
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    CLINT BLACK Presented by 99.5 The Wolf

    Has had more than 30 singles on the US Billboard country charts, twenty-two of which have reached number one, in addition to having released twelve studio albums and several compilation albums. Black has also ventured into acting, having made a cameo appearance in the 1994 film Maverick, as well as a starring role in 1998's Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $55-35 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    Bull Riding - Saturday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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  • Sun
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    THE 7th ANNUAL COWTOWN CONJUNTO FESTIVAL

    Featuring Ricky Naranjo, Lazaro Perez, Los Desperadoz, Los Garcia Bros and Flavio Longoria

    Doors Open at NOON

    FREE TO THE PUBLIC

     
May
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    KIEFER SUTHERLAND Presented by 95.3 The Range

    Best known as an actor, Kiefer Sutherland pursued a secondary musical career in the 2000s and 2010s. Rick Brantley opens the show at 9:45pm.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $28 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    STEVE WARINER

    Twenty albums into his five-decade career, Steve Wariner still has plenty of musical tricks up his sleeve

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $32 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sun
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Saints Eleven, Prophets and Outlaws, Powell Brothers and James Cook

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Fri
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    THE CADILLAC THREE

    Singer-guitarist Jaren Johnston, drummer Neil Mason and lap-steel player Kelby Ray have known one another since they were teens and have been sharing stages together for nearly 15 years

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    LEE BRICE Presented by 99.5 The Wolf/96.3 KSCS

    Known as reliable chart- topping Nashville hit-maker whose 2014 performance on the Academy of Country Music telecast — where he picked up the trophy for “Song of the Year”— "stole the show"

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $40-30 Reserved/$20 GA

     
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    NEAL MCCOY

    Has released 10 studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/$16 GA

     
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    EASTON CORBIN Presented by 99.5 The Wolf/96.3 KSCS

    Two No. 1 singles, multiple awards and nominations, plus performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Easton Corbin has made a lasting impression on the country music landscape

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line Up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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    FLATLAND CAVALRY Presented by 95.9 The Ranch

    Quickly garnered the attention of the masses with the release of the debut EP, Come May, in the spring of 2015. Building off the success of Come May, Cordero and company released their full-length follow-up, Humble Folks, in April 2016.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    WILLIAM CLARK GREEN Presented by 95.9 The Ranch

    Just don’t call him the “Next Big Thing,” because as Green makes patently clear on Ringling Road’s riotously myth-busting opening track, that’s a laugh, buddy. And even with tongue firmly in cheek, William Clark Green is only interested in being real.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sun
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
June
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    THE MAVERICKS

    In 1991 the group scraped together $7,000 and recorded a 13-song album that was released by the Miami-based Yesterday & Today Records. The idea was not to sell a massive number of albums—in fact, only about 5,000 were produced—but to interest a bigger company in the band’s sound and style.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $45-40 Reserved/ $18 GA

     
  • Sat
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    MIDLAND Presented by 99.5 The Wolf

    Intentionally nods to the wild west with Country music that is reminiscent of the 1970s and 80s with a modern day twist.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 PIT GA / $16 GA

     
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    ROBERT EARL KEEN

    His songs have been covered by country legends like George Strait, The Highwaymen, and Lyle Lovett.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 Reserved / $18 GA

     
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    WADE BOWEN

    Released an eponymous album in 2014, and commercially it performed just as well as its major-supported predecessor. One year later, he had his greatest success with Hold My Beer, Vol. 1, a duet album with Randy Rogers; it went all the way to number four. 

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35-30 Reserved/$18 GA

     
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    TANYA TUCKER

    23 Top 40 albums and a string of 56 Top 40 singles, 10 of which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    LONESTAR

    Sales in excess of ten million album units since their national launch in 1995, and achieved ten #1 country hits including "No News," "Come Crying To Me," and their crossover smash "Amazed" (which was also #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the first record since 1983's "Islands in the Stream", to top both charts)

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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    ROGER CREAGER Presented by 95.9 The Ranch

    Joined the Texas scene with his 1998 album, Having Fun All Wrong, featuring signature tracks "The Everclear Song" and "Fun All Wrong." Over the next 14 years, the Corpus Christi native released four more studio albums and one live collection that souped-up his catalog with crowd favorites like "Long Way to Mexico," "Things Look Good Around Here" and "I'm From the Beer Joint."

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved / $14 GA

     
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    MIKE RYAN

    Mike Ryan wasn’t actually performing at Billy Bob’s on the night he was discovered by songwriter and producer Chris DuBois (co-founder of Sea Gayle Music Publishing in Nashville). Rather, Robert Gallagher, the backstage manager at Billy Bob’s, ran into DuBois and knew he had to introduce him to Ryan’s music.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sun
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Fri
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    JOSH WARD

    Live at Billy Bob's Texas Recording

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $18 Reserved / $12 GA

     
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    RAMON AYALA

    Has mastered the artistry accordionist/vocalist/songwriter for over 40 years

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 - $35

     
July
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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    GARY ALLAN Presented by 99.5 The Wolf

    Has five #1 hits at country radio, fourteen Top 10 hits to his credit and amassed over 1.5 billion total streams.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $80-40 Reserved/ $20 GA

     
  • Sun
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Sun
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Fri
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    KOE WETZEL

    A country group from East Texas. Texas Rock N' Roll with a Country Blend.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 PIT GA/$20 GA

     
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    TRACY BYRD

    His sophomore album sold more than two million copies and produced four Top 5 hits: "Watermelon Crawl," "Lifestyles of the Not So Rich and Famous," "The First Step" and "The Keeper of the Stars."

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $18 GA

     
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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August
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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    DRAKE WHITE

    He was named CBS.com's 2017 GRAMMY® Artist of Tomorrow. He has toured with superstars including Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, and Eric Church.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved / $14 GA

     
  • Sun
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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    RANDY HOUSER Presented by 99.5 The Wolf/96.3 KSCS

    Three consecutive No. 1 hits, “How Country Feels,” “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” and “Goodnight Kiss,” which was Houser’s first No. 1 as a songwriter though he has written numerous hits for artists over the years. “How Country Feels” was his first-ever No. 1 at radio, and both it and “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” earned RIAA Platinum certifications

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35 Reserved/$18 GA

     
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     

Billy Bob’s Blog

  • 40 gallons of whiskey

    Merle Haggard made the Guinness Book of World Records for buying the largest round of drinks when he bought 5,095 drinks of Canadian Club for the entire club.  The bill totaled $12,737.50 and equaled 40 gallons of whiskey.

  • Billy Bob’s Doors since 1981

    More Than 17 Million Visitors have come through Billy Bob’s Doors since 1981.  With it's international notoriety, the club sees visitors from around the world.  Billy Bob's truly has carved a niche in the world of country music and entertainment. 

  • 47,500 Bucking Bulls

    Over the past 30 years, more than 47, 500 bulls have bucked in Billy Bob’s arena. World Champions including Tuff Hedeman, Ty Murray, and Adriano Moraes have all tested their skills in Billy Bob’s arena. Bull riding at Billy Bob’s is often the focus of movie and TV shoots, including specials on Comed...Read more

  • Billy Bob’s launched own recording

    In 1998, Billy Bob’s launched its own recording label - Live at Billy Bob's Texas -  to  capture the magic of the club's famous live shows. Now totaling over 47 full concert recordings spread out over 3 decades, Live at Billy Bob's Texas, is one of Country Music's most extensive catalogs, featuring ...Read more

  • Lights, Camera, Honky Tonk

    Billy Bob’s Texas has been featured on several TV and Movie screens and has served as the location for several music videos for country’s biggest stars.  A number of episodes of the original television series “Dallas” were shot on location. Other shows include “Walker Texas Ranger”, CBS’s “Happy New...Read more

  • Movies filmed at Billy Bob’s

    Movies filmed at Billy Bob’s include: “Over The Top”, starring Sylvester Stallone in 1987,  “Baja Oklahoma”, with Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Coyote & Willie Nelson in 1988,  “Necessary Roughness”, with Scott Bakula, Sinbad, Robert Loggia & Kathy Ireland in 1991, and “Pure Country” in 1992, starring Ge...Read more

  • Garth Brooks pointed an arrow

    When Garth Brooks signed the famous backstage wall, he also drew the words 'the King' and an arrow pointing to the ceiling.  What was up there?  A cardboard cut out of none other than  ‘the King’ George Strait.  That cardboard version of the 'King of Country' is still there today.

  • Pat Green sold out 15 times

    Pat Green has sold out Billy Bob’s 15 times.  Pat's first sell out performance occurred in September of 2000.  His most recent sell out happened in January of 2015.  Pat was also the first artist to record on our Live at Billy Bob's Texas label - his recording was a test for Merle Haggard on New Yea...Read more

  • The bronze statue of Billy Bob Barnett’s mentor

    The bronze statue of Billy Bob Barnett’s mentor, Benny Binion, disappeared during the night after Billy Bob’s closed in 1998.  It is now on display at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas.

  • Filming of Pure Country

    During the filming of Pure Country, a disguised George Strait and his wife Norma, came to Billy Bob’s with members of the film crew. They celebrated in Billy Bob’s VIP room.  Billy Bob's bathroom was used for a small scene in the movie.

  • Billy Bob’s is known for discovering new talent

    Billy Bob’s is known for discovering new talent.  In one weekend in 1982, it paid Reba McEntire $3,500 on a Friday, and George Strait $4,500 on a Saturday – a fraction of what those performers command today.

  • Willie Nelson played over 50 times

    Willie Nelson has played over 50 times at Billy Bob’s Texas.  One of his fondest memories is riding a horse into the showroom.  In 2004, Willie brought his 4th of July picnic to Cowtown, drawing an estimated crowd of 10,000.

  • Tanya Tucker

    When Tanya Tucker was asked what she wanted on her tombstone, she replied “She’s not here, she’s playing at Billy Bob’s."   Tanya has been a 30-year friend of the club, delivering dynamic performances every time she stops by.

  • Chris LeDoux at his first Billy Bob’s show

     LeDoux, a former rodeo cowboy who had worked on the labor list for Billy Minick, said at a CMA Event "My name is Chris LeDoux and someday I'm going to get to play Billy Bob's".  In January of 1992, he arrived to play his first Billy Bob’s show in a motor home with a small equipment trailer. 

  • Martina McBride first came to Billy Bob's

    Martina McBride first came to Billy Bob’s as a t-shirt sales person for Garth Brooks.  Her husband was in Brooks’ production crew. 

  • Troy Aikman on-stage with Shenandoah

    Troy Aikman once jumped on-stage with Shenandoah in the 90’s to sing a version of ‘Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys’.  Troy was a regular fixture backstage and a good friend of the club.

  • “Black & Black, Back to Back”

    Clink Black played the Tarrant County Convention Center and Billy Bob’s booked his brother, Kevin Black.  The show drew a large crowd suspecting Clint might show up at his brother’s performance.  He didn’t, and the next day’s paper read “Black & Black, Back to Back."

  • Shooter Jennings

    Shooter Jennings used to attend the club with his father, Waylon Jennings and his mother, Jessi Colter, as a child.  Shooter has since become an American singer songwriter active in the country music and Southern rock genres.

  • Vanna White plays with Blain Gray Band

    While in town for a taping of Wheel of Fortune, Vanna White stopped in to play tambourine on a few numbers with the Blain Gray Band on the honky tonk stage.

  • The Dancing Machine

    Wendell Nelson started giving dance lessons at Billy Bob's at the end of 1981.  He's taught more than 100,000 people - including Julia Roberts and Paula Zahn.  Wendell can still be found teaching couples dance lessons on Sunday and Monday nights, as well as leading the line dance lessons every Thurs...Read more

  • Rock the house

    Billy Bob's has long been home to many kinds of music.  From rock to rhythm and blues, it's more than just country and western acts that perform on our famous stage. Past artists include Roy Orbison, The Temptations, James Brown, B.B King, Ray Charles, Ringo Starr, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye and many,...Read more

  • Farewell to Nolan Ryan

    One of the greatest pitchers of all time - Nolan Ryan - developed a long time relationship with the club.  On September 12th, 1993, Ryan's 'Farewell to a Legend" retirement party was held at Billy Bob's.  Film star, and Angels' owner Gene Autry - attended the event.

  • Guinness Book World's Largest Belt Buckle

    The largest belt buckle is 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) tall, 2.59 m (8 ft 6 in) wide, achieved by ESPN in partnership with Kelly Graham (Both USA) at “ESPN The Magazine’s NEXT BIG Weekend” in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, on 3 February 2011.   According to event organizers, the facade of the aluminum buckle paid h...Read more

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