Billy Bob and his investors are having increased problems, and are hinging their hopes on the passing of parimutuel horse racing and the prospect of having a horse race track in the Stockyards to complete their development. That isn’t in the cards, however, and a difficult ice storm over Christmas and New Year’s Eve lead to a meager turnout for the Steve Wariner and Dwight Yoakam New Year’s Eve show.
‘Baja Oklahoma’, a film written by Fort Worth author Dan Jenkins shoots on location at Billy Bob’s Texas. The film would appear on HBO in 1988.
Roy Orbison plays his last show at Billy Bob’s Texas in December 1987. He would die almost a year later at the age of 52.