One of Country music’s most enduring performers will make special appearances in Branson this weekend and next week. Roy Clark, a country music pioneer and one of Branson’s first regular entertainers, will perform shows at 8 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. He will then perform shows on Oct. 20-21 at 8 p.m.
Clark made his fame on “Hee Haw,” which was the longest-running syndicated show in television history. He was also one of the first major entertainers to call Branson home. Although he sold his Branson theater in 1997, he still tours more than 150 dates a year. Branson fans get many opportunities to see the legend perform, but so do fans from coast to coast. Today, renowned good guy Clark remains one of the most popular of entertainers as he looks for new opportunities on stage, on record and on TV.
Here are some of the awards Clark has earned over the years: Country Music Association Comedian Of The Year (1970); Entertainer Of The Year (1973); Instrumental Group Of The Year (with Buck Trent, 1975, 1976); Instrumentalist Of The Year (1977, 1978, 1980).Academy Of Country Music Comedy Act Of The Year (1969, 1970, 1971); Entertainer Of The Year (1972, 1973); Lead Guitar Player Of The Year (1977); Pioneer Award (1997).
Information courtesy of Branson Daily News