In addition to great music on Wednesday, July 27th, there will be a silent auction with the proceeds going to the Dallas Police Association’s Assist the Officer Foundation!

The silent auction is now live and items are open for bidding!

CLICK HERE to register and begin bidding now.

It will be located at the top of the club in the Guitar Bar and the area around the Guitar Bar.

Don’t miss your chance to help those in need by bidding on the following items:

  • Complimentary two (2) night stay at Omni Fort Worth Hotel with breakfast for two (2) in Cast Iron each morning, excluding alcohol. Two (2) 2017 weekend grounds passes for the Dean & Deluca Invitational donated by Omni Fort Worth and Colonial Country Club.
  • Complimentary two (2) night stay at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center donated by Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center.
  • Overnight accommodations for two (2), a 3-course dinner for two (2) and a full breakfast for two (2). Inclusive of tax and service charge donated by Rough Creek Lodge.
  • Complimentary gift card for The Woodhouse Day Spa in Fort Worth for The Woodhouse Experience Package donated by Woodhouse Spa & The Dry Bar.
  • Aaron Watson signed guitar with Meet & Greet Passes and Private Concert for six (6) guests at Aaron Watson’s next concert at Billy Bob’s Texas. Each guest will also receive a merchandise item of their choice donated by Thirty Tigers.
  • Four (4) tickets to The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth with four (4) tickets to a film screening at The Modern. The Modern Coffee Table Book and Andy Warhole Tote donated by The Modern.
  • Four (4) reserved seats to the PRCA Rodeo at the 2017 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and complimentary dinner for four (4) at Chuy’s Fort Worth donated by The Fort Worth Stock Show & Chuy’s Fort Worth.
  • Four (4) tickets to the Kimball Art Museum Special Exhibition The Brother Le Nain: Painters 17th Century France. Must be used by September 11th, 2016. $100 gift card to Terra Fort Worth. Donated by Kimbell Art Museum and Terra Fort Worth.
  • Two (2) tickets to opening night of Sound of Music on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at Bass Performance Hall and one (1) complimentary night stay at the Embassy Suites Fort Worth. Donated by Ball Performance Hall and Embassy Suites.
  • Four (4) tickets to the Case/Lang/Veirs featuring Andy Shauf on Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at Winspear Opera House. Certificate includes access to the Circle Member Lounge an hour before the show and one (1) self parking ticket. Donated by Winspear Opera House
  • Signed Troy Aikman helmet with certificate of authenticity donated by Gensco Sports.
  • Signed Emmitt Smith football with certificate of authenticity donated by Gensco Sports.
  • Signed Von Miller helmet with certificate of authenticity donated by  Gensco Sports.
  • Signed Davey O’Brien winner football. Signed by Trevone Boykin, Jim McMahon, Marcus Mariota, Warren Moon, Dak Prescott, Vince Young and many others. Donated by Davey O’Brien Foundation.
  • One (1) Foursome Gold Game including cart at Diamond Oaks Country Club with PGA Professional Ryan Miller. One (1) Miller Lite golf bag and a set of Titleist golf balls. Donated by Diamond Oaks Country Club and Ben E. Keith.
  • Limited Edition art print of Thomas Kinkade’s “Light of Freedom” donated by Thomas Kinkade Gallery.
  • J’McLaughlin canvas weekend bag donated by J’McLaughlin.
  • Authentic Sam Ettleman cowhide ivory leather purse donated by Maverick.
  • One (1) round of golf for two (2) with cart at Waterchase Golf Club donated by Waterchase Golf Club.
  • One (1) year Diamond Sunbed and Spray Tan at Palm Beach Tan. Expires 7/31/17. Donated by Palm Beach Tan.
  • One (1) gift voucher for one (1) driver or iron fitting and one (1) gift voucher good for one (1) swing evaluation at Golf Tex at Montgomery Plaza donated by Golf Tec.
  • One (1) $100 gift voucher for the Cowtown Electric Bike Tour in Fort Worth donated by Cowtown Electric Bikes.
  • Two (2) tickets to the Texas Star Dinner Theater 90-minute, 3-course murder mystery dinner in downtown Grapevine donated by Lagnaiappe.
  • One (1) plush Yoda collectible, one (1) plush BB8 Droid collectible, one (1) plush Chewbacca collectible, one (1) plush Darth Vader collectible and two (2) collectible books donated by BV3 Merchandising.
  • Two (2) complimentary Painting With a Twist vouchers. One (1) Longhorn Steer Painting and Woodbridge Wine. Redeemable only at Painting with a Twist Fort Worth. Donated by Painting with a Twist Fort Worth.
  • American West Leather Purse donated by American West.
  • Pink Mossy Oak Camo Purse and matching Wallet donated by M&F Western Products.
  • Blazen Roxx Purse and matching Wallet donated by M&F Western Products.
  • Blazen Roxx Purse and Candle Set donated by M&F Western Products.
  • Signed Charlie Daniels guitar donated by Smith Music.
  • TX Whiskey Gift Box donated by Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co.
  • Fort Worth Logo Rolling Travel Bag and Blanket donated by Fort Worth CVB.
  • Smith & Wesson 642 .38 Special Revolver. Special features include stainless steel, small feature, internal hammer. Made in the USA. Backed with Smith & Wesson lifetime service policy. Must be picked up at Nation’s Best Sports Office. Donated by  Nation’s  Best Sports.
  • Unique Texas Map Plaque with barbed wire donated by AW Distributors.
  • Four (4) Texas Rangers tickets good for up to a corner box value for any home game Monday-Thursday during the 2016 regular season and a stainless steel Budweiser cooler. Donated by the Texas Rangers and Ben E. Keith.
  • Collectible Coors Banquet 12 Can Dispenser donated by Ben E. Keith.
  • Texas Rangers Neon Light donated by Ben E. Keith.
  • Cabela’s Trail Camera donated by Cabela’s.
  • William Sonoma Jalapeno Drink Mixer with two (2) rocks glasses and jigger donated by William Sonoma Fort Worth.
  • Fifty (50) minute couples massage at Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa with Peppermint Scalp Treatment Massage or Foot Treatment donated by The Quattlebaum Family – Parents of a DPD officer.
  • One (1) night stay and breakfast for two (2) at Marriott DFW South donated by Marriott DFW South.

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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