Billy Bob’s celebrated Good Friday with the first ever ‘Crawfish Megaboil and lots of Cajun music. The indoor/outdoor festival featured all-you-can-eat crawfish and boudin. Grammy award winning Wayne Toups headlined the festival in May.
Billy Bob’s 2nd annual ‘Burning Bubba Festival’ in May brought some big time names back to the Honky Tonk including Mike & the Moonpies, Johnathan Tyler & the Northern Lights, Shooter Jennings, and Blackberry Smoke. The Moonpies showed up in a classic church van with a trailer that was loaned to them to use since they had recently had their entire van, trailer, and equipment stolen.
Willie’s July 4th Picnic returned for it’s 41st edition and it did not disappoint. Over 10,000 people packed the North Forty and Billy Bob’s Texas for the 14 artist concert lineup. This was Billy Bob’s Texas 7th time to host the Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic, more than any other venue, and Fort Worth edged out Austin as the most frequent hosting city.
Little Joe y La Familia brought his Tex-Mex Festival back to Billy Bob’s Texas in August. The three hour show featured Ruben Ramos & the Mexican Revolution. For the finale, members of both bands joined together on-stage which included 20+ members and a 7 piece horn section.
Billy Bob’s Texas was honored to be part of the “Do It for Durrett Benefit Concert” in September for a well-loved north Texas writer, Richard Durrett, who passed away at the early age of 38. With the help of major sponsors, local professional athletes and entertainers, the total amount raised was over $200,000.