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.

July
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Jack Barksdale, Mark McKinney, Mason Lively, and more TBA!

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Thu
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    Free Line Dance Lessons

    Lessons every Thursday night at ...

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  • Fri
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    KOE WETZEL Presented by 99.5 The Wolf

    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

     
  • Fri
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    Bull Riding - Friday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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  • Sat
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    TRACY BYRD Presented by 99.5 The Wolf

    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 / $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
  • Sat
    21
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    Bull Riding - Saturday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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  • Sun
    22
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Fri
    27
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    JOSH WEATHERS

    With Seth James

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved / $14 GA

     
  • Sat
    28
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
  • Sat
    28
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    TERRI CLARK

    Sold over four million albums and has 13 Top Ten singles, including six Number Ones in Canada and the USA – hits such as “Better Things To Do,” “Poor Poor Pitiful Me,” “Girls Lie Too,” “Northern Girl,” and “I Just Wanna Be Mad.”

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $24 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sun
    29
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
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August
  • Fri
    03
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    DERYL DODD

    2017's "Long Hard Ride" OUT NOW!

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved / $14 GA

     
  • Sat
    04
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
  • Sat
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    COREY SMITH

    Well known for his 2011 top 20 album The Broken Record, he is a country music recording artist who depicts the experience of growing up far from the city lifestyle through his lyrics.

    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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    DRAKE WHITE Presented by 99.5 The Wolf

    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

     
  • Sat
    11
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
  • Sat
    11
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    STONEY LARUE

    Has sold over one million records over his career and plays 200-plus shows a year. His songs have seen the top of the charts, most recently his hit “Golden Shackles” from his eOne Music debut, Aviator, in 2014.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sun
    12
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Fri
    17
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    JACK INGRAM

    Wherever You Are became his first Number One single, he had a Top 20 follow-up, "Love You." 2007's This Is It, hit the Top Five on the U.S. country charts and produced a trio of hits in "Lips of An Angel," "Measure of A Man," and "Maybe She'll Get Lonely." Big Dreams & High Hopes followed two years later, spawning five chart singles, including the Top 10 "Barefoot and Crazy" and the Top 20 "That's A Man."

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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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

     
  • Sat
    18
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
  • Sun
    19
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    TXRDR with Justin Frazell

    Line up TBA

    Doors Open at 12:00 PM

    FREE

     
  • Fri
    24
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    CHARLIE DANIELS BAND

    CDB has populated radio with such memorable hits as “Long Haired Country Boy,” “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” “In America,” “The Legend of Wooley Swamp” and of course, his signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” which won a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group in 1979 as well as single of the year at the Country Music Association Awards. 

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $40 - $30 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
  • Fri
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    THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS FEATURING KIM WILSON

    In 1979, The Fabulous Thunderbirds released their first self-titled album. Primarily blues influenced, it became a cult classic

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $14 GA

     
September
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    LOS LONELY BOYS

    Propelled by their No. 1 single, “Heaven,” it wound up selling over 2 million copies, spending 76 weeks on the Billboard Top 200 album chart and earning them a Grammy for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    TRACY LAWRENCE

    Leads All Artist with 19 Career Opening Top 10 Billboard Singles. 18 #1 Singles. 13 Million Albums Sold. CMT’s Most Played Video. Artist Of The Year Winner. ACM, CMA Award Winning, Grammy Nominated Artist. 2014 Music Row Breakout Awards Independent Artist of the Year.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Fri
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    TRAVIS TRITT

    Over the course of a decade, Travis released seven studio albums and a greatest hits package for the label. His 1990 debut Country Club and its succession of hits put him in the vanguard of the genre’s early ’90s boom, dubbing him as one of “The Class of ‘89.”

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35-30 Reserved / $16 GA

     
  • Fri
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    CHRIS KNIGHT

    For 15 years, 7 acclaimed albums and a hard-nosed career that’s been hailed as “where Cormac McCarthy meets Copperhead Road”, Knight has always let his music do most of the talking.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $18 Reserved / $14 GA

     
  • Sat
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    GRANGER SMITH

    Also known by his alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved / $16 GA

     
November
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    TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS Presented by Sirius XM Outlaw Country

    Presented by Sirius XM Outlaw Country

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 GA / $35 PIT GA

     

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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