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.

December
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    Free Line Dance Lessons

    Lessons every Thursday night at ...

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  • Fri
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    JASON BOLAND & THE STRAGGLERS

    Since coming together in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Boland and his tight knit crew have sold more than half a million albums independently and earned a devoted following that’s swelled far beyond the band’s red dirt roots

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved / $16 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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    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

    $25 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    Bull Riding - Saturday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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  • Sun
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    Couples Dance Classes

    Couples Dance Classes

    6 Week Co...

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  • Mon
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    Couples Dance Classes

    Couples Dance Classes

    6 Week Co...

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    PAUL CAUTHEN

    Texas Monthly raved that Cauthen “sound[s] like the Highwaymen all rolled into one: he’s got Willie’s phrasing, Johnny’s haggard quiver, Kristofferson’s knack for storytelling, and Waylon’s baritone.”

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved/ $14 GA

     
  • Sat
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
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    CHARLEY CROCKETT

    “In the Night” and Crockett’s song “I Am Not Afraid” received international recognition from top tastemakers after being picked by NPR Music as one of the "Top 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing”

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $28 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    WHISKEY MYERS

    They built up a rabid local following on the strength of their 2008 debut album, 'Road Of Life,' and then notched their first #1 on the Texas Music Charts with their 2011 follow-up 'Firewater.' It was 'Early Morning Shakes,' though, that introduced the rest of the world to what Texas already knew. The album cracked the Top 10 on the Billboard Country Chart

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $26 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

     
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    BRETT YOUNG

    Took the Country Music world by storm in 2017, capturing a nomination for CMA new artist of the year. On his gold-certified self-titled debut album, Brett wrote 11 of the 12 tracks including his current #1 single "Like I Loved You” and back-to-back Number 1 hits “Sleep without You” and “In Case You Didn’t Know.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35 PIT/ $45 DOS PIT / $20 GA

     
  • Sun
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    THE TOADIES

    With Eleven Hundred Springs

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 PIT/$16 GA

     
  • Mon
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    RANDY ROGERS BAND

    NEW YEARS EVE PARTY!

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $55-40 Reserved / $20 GA

     
  • Mon
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    Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”®

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $99

     
January
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    JOSH ABBOTT BAND

    Three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart – including “Oh, Tonight,” the first charted track to feature Grammy-winning Kacey Musgraves – and nabbed a Top 10 album with the 2012 release Small Town Family Dreams and reached No. 12 with the 2014 EP Tuesday Night

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35-30 Reserved/ $20 GA

     
  • Sat
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    JOSH ABBOTT BAND

    Three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart – including “Oh, Tonight,” the first charted track to feature Grammy-winning Kacey Musgraves – and nabbed a Top 10 album with the 2012 release Small Town Family Dreams and reached No. 12 with the 2014 EP Tuesday Night

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 PIT GA/ $20 GA

     
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    CRACKER

    with Camper Van Beethoven

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved/$16 GA

     
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    PAT GREEN

    Since 1995, Green has released 13 albums (12 recorded in studio and one live), and sold more than two million records, racking up a staggering 12 Number Ones on the Texas Radio chart (including his most-recent single, “Drinkin’ Days”). Green has also released ten Billboard radio hits and has placed songs like “Wave on Wave” in the Top Five of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. He’s been nominated for three Grammy awards and is still regarded as one of the most electrifying entertainers on tour

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $40-30 Reserved / $20 GA

     
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    FLATLAND CAVALRY

    Reserved seats include a copy of their new CD

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $28 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    CASEY DONAHEW

    Risen from being a favorite on the local Texas music scene to a nationally popular touring act who has racked up 13 No. 1 singles and consistently sells out venues across the country.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35-30 Reserved/ $18 GA

     
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    KEVIN FOWLER

    Kevin Fowler recorded a "Live at Billy Bob's" album in 2002

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
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    STONEY LARUE

    Stoney LaRue has recorded a "Live at Billy Bob's Texas" album

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
February
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    JOSH WARD

    Josh Ward will be releasing his "Live at Billy Bob's Texas" in 2019

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $18 Reserved/ $12 GA

     
  • Sat
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    EASTON CORBIN

    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

     
  • Fri
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    BROTHERS OSBORNE

    With Special Guests, The Wild Feathers.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $40 PIT/$20 GA

     
  • Sat
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    LA MAFIA

    With Special Guests Michael Salgado and JR Gomez

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 First 1,000 Tickets/ $30 Until Day of Show/ $40 Day of Show

     
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    DWIGHT YOAKAM

    He has recorded more than twenty albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $65-40 Reserved/ $20 GA

     
April
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    TYLER CHILDERS

    Stark Ravin’ Spring Tour | Tyler Childers Billy Bob's Texas Debut

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $18 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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