Branson's Famous Baldknobbers in Branson, MO

Branson Famous Theatre645 State Highway 165Branson, MO 65616
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Overview

A family-operated revue, popular since its opening in 1959, Baldknobbers Jamboree is an upbeat live show that features contemporary country music and side-splitting comedy acts. The show is hosted and performed six nights a week by the second and third generations of the Mabe family, as well as other talented musicians, singers, and actors.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Show duration: approximately 2 hours.
  • Flash photography is prohibited.
  • No performances on Sunday.
  • Baldknobbers original costumes, instruments and artifacts are on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
  • Pre-show begins at 7:00 pm.
  • Meet & Greet after the show.
  • Performed by multiple generations for over 50 years.
  • New show every year.

Description

from Baldknobbers Jamboree Show
Branson's Famous Baldknobbers, featuring the Mabe family, is a country music and comedy variety show in Branson, Missouri performing at the new Branson Famous Theatre. The Mabe family began the Branson family entertainment phenomenon 58 years ago in 1959. Today, the family continues to wow audiences as the second and third generations add their own flare to the family legacy. Their perfect blend of country music, gospel music and comedy will keep you at the edge of your seat and roaring with laughter all night long. Don't miss Branson's Famous Baldknobbers at the new Branson Famous Theatre!

Branson's Famous Baldknobbers are located at the new Branson Famous Theatre on Hwy 165. Performances are Monday through Saturday at 8:00 pm.

Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

13 Reviews
Mary Benson
1 Review
"Not worth your time or money"
December, 2016
Very good: acknowledgement of armed services and specific song to each. Good: Comedy guys. Band. Ladies costumes (guys too), tall thin male singer, tall built male singer, male emcee was personable and voice was okay, dark curly haired lady could carry a solo. Not good: Solo by mother, Solo by wife ( don't try to pull off a Dolly song if you can't come close to hitting key pieces). We were told by other tourists NOT to go to this show but we thought we would try it. This show needs a talent overhaul by 70% to remain competitive.
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Tip: For the price, all the other acts we saw were far better and for about $2 to $12 more

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Reserve Branson Customer
Great Bend, KS
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Awesome"
August, 2016
We enjoyed the comedy and the singing. Was a very nice evening. Great family show.
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Cheryl McKinzie
Perkins, OK
7 Reviews
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"Baldknobbers Jamboree"
August, 2016
We went not really knowing what to expect and know this show has become a MUST SEE for each time we go to Branson! LOVED IT! We reserved our tickets through Reserve Branson and the seats were amazing!! We've used Reserve Branson each time we go and have had excellent service!
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Tip: Go early for the pre-show; it is just as good as the main show!

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Guyla Mittelstedt
Crockett, TX
8 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Awesome talent, great atmosphere"
August, 2016
The show was great. The singers were awesome , I am coming back on my next vacation
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Darrin Regier
Hutchinson, KS
4 Reviews
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"Great Times"
July, 2016
What a funny and relaxing night. Had a great show that was so entertaining
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Tip: Arrive early.. they have great pre-show

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Robert Marcacci
Victoria , IL
4 Reviews
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"Baldknobber Show through Reserve Branson"
July, 2016
We reserved our tickets a couple weeks prior to arriving in Branson. So, I didn't think our seats would be very good. After seeing the auditorium, I don't believe there is a bad seat in the house. Our seats were on the aisle and 10 rows from the stage. Great seats through Reserve Branson. I enjoyed the preshow as much as I did the main show, possibly even more. The comedians were great. I didn't realize it was a family show, Mother, Father, Son, Wife, Cousins, etc. They were all very good. The songs were ones that I have heard before, but some were not. It was a very enjoyable evening for my wife and I.
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Tip: The Baldknobber Buffet was Closed. We had planned on eating there but ended up eating at Montana Mikes just down the road. We are thinking about going back to Branson for the Christmas show.

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Johnathan W.
Coweta, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Good show"
July, 2015
Went to see them after years of going to branson. I was surprised at how good the show was. It was much better than I had expected it to be.
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Tip: Be prepared to be entertained

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Reserve Branson Customer
Tulsa, OK
6 Reviews
"Baldknobbers good family fun"
July, 2015
The baldknobbers are always a good place for the whole family. NO fowl language or shady jokes. Just good clean fun!
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Tip: Prepare to laugh!

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dmorton1951
Branson, Missouri
"Not my style of music"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed February 01, 2018 NEW
I wanted to see a Branson traditionand my expectations were different than the show. I was hoping for some hillbilly blue grass mountain music but it was country and western. I am sure to a c & w fan it is good, but just not my music.
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Steve B
"Branson Entertainment"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 11, 2018
The music was outstanding. Hargus Marcel, the comedian is the best entertainer I have ever witnessed. We saw him about 20 years ago and he is still a must see in Branson.
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Cheryl a
"Thoroughly enjoyed this show."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 11, 2018
This was my first time seeing this show. Would definitely see it again. From the preshow to the grand finale, but was an excellent show. The preshow comedian was a hoot. Wish I could remember his jokes. He sells books with his jokes. For an old guy, he was quick witted. The Mabe family and their group is tremendous. I recognized the piano player as one of the singers from Mels Hard Luck Diner. We bought one of his cds. I was impressed with the woman bass guitar player. Would have never guessed the blonde was the mom of the master of ceremonies. The women added to the show. They are beautiful and it was a class act. Would definitely go to this show again.
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Mandy C
"The best show in Branson hands down!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 31, 2017
While visiting Branson I highly recommend this show. I’ve been going to the baldknobber show for years and it’s only gotten better with time! Kids and adults of all ages will be happy here. They interact with the crowd and truly make you feel appreciated by choosing their show! The best in the biz.... the Mabe family!!! ❤️
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Phyllis S
"These reviews sum it up... sad and pitiful!"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 30, 2017
Worst sound system.... I’ve been in bars that sound better and could perform better! They seem to be trying hard but something just misses the mark. The piano player was off the chain awesome however... Todd thinks he sings better that I think he sings... seems to think he’s cute as well ... well he is but still ... lol... just kinda everything was off and I’m very disappointing...I noticed some people left at intermission... holy cow.. that sums it up...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baldknobbers Jamboree Show

Is there a pre-show guests should be aware of at the Baldknobbers Jamboree Show?
Yes. There is a pre-show, starting at 7:00 pm. It consists of a video montage and some live singing and comedy.

Are visitors allowed to meet & greet the performers at Baldknobbers Jamboree Show?
Yes, at intermission.

Are cameras, audio or video recording allowed at the show?
Cameras are allowed, but there is no video or audio recording allowed.

What is the length of the intermission?
Intermission is 15-20 minutes.

What is the size of the Baldknobbers Jamboree Theater?
The theater seats 1500 people.

How many rows constitute the Baldknobbers Jamboree Theater?
There are 32 rows total.

Approximately how long is the Baldknobbers Show?
The show is approximately 2 hours long.

What type of parking do you have?
There is plenty of free parking available to guests, with easy access for seniors.

What type of handicap seating/accessibility do you have?
Wheelchair seating is available by special request. If making a wheelchair seat request, we need to know if the guest can get out of their chair. Wheelchairs and walkers cannot block the aisle or prohibit other guests from entering and exiting the row.