Welcome to the World's Largest Honky Tonk.


The only place where you can do more than ride bulls, two-step, drink beer, make memories, buy gifts, shoot pool, party hard and hear the top artists in country, blues, and rock.

January
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    Couples Dance Classes with Wendell

    Couples Dance Classes

    8 Week Co...

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  • Mon
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    Couples Dance Classes with Wendell

    Couples Dance Classes

    8 Week Co...

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  • Thu
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    Free Line Dance Lessons

    Lessons every Thursday night at ...

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  • Fri
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    KEVIN FOWLER

    Kevin Fowler recorded a "Live at Billy Bob's" album in 2002

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
  • Fri
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    Bull Riding - Friday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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  • Sat
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    Lunch and Line Dancing

    Lunch and Line Dancing Saturdays...

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  • Sat
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    STONEY LARUE

    Stoney LaRue has recorded a "Live at Billy Bob's Texas" album

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    Bull Riding - Saturday

    Live Bull Riding

    9:00pm & 10:00...

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February
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    JOSH WARD

    Josh Ward will be releasing his "Live at Billy Bob's Texas" in 2019

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $18 Reserved/ $12 GA

     
  • Sat
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    EASTON CORBIN

    Two No. 1 singles, multiple awards and nominations, plus performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Easton Corbin has made a lasting impression on the country music landscape

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $30 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
  • Fri
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    BROTHERS OSBORNE

    With Special Guests, The Wild Feathers.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $40 PIT/$20 GA

     
  • Sat
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    LA MAFIA

    With Special Guests Michael Salgado and JR Gomez

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 First 1,000 Tickets/ $30 Until Day of Show/ $40 Day of Show

     
  • Thu
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    LONE STAR MURDER MYSTERY DINNER AND SHOW

    A special Valentine's Day performance

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $85

     
  • Fri
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    COREY SMITH

    Well known for his 2011 top 20 album The Broken Record, he is a country music recording artist who depicts the experience of growing up far from the city lifestyle through his lyrics.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
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    DWIGHT YOAKAM

    He has recorded more than twenty albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $65-40 Reserved/ $20 GA

     
  • Sat
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    LONE STAR MURDER MYSTERY DINNER AND SHOW

    “Where Historical Meets Hysterical!”® 

    Doors Open at 7:00 PM

    $60

     
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    MITCHELL TENPENNY

    “Can’t wait to play The World’s Largest Honky Tonk! My first time playing Billy Bob’s and it’s gunna be a party! “ -M10

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved/ $14 GA

     
  • Sat
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    SHENANDOAH

    Shenandoah became well known for delivering such hits as “Two Dozen Roses”, “Church on Cumberland Road” and “Next to You, Next to Me” as well as such achingly beautiful classics as “I Want to be Loved Like That” and the Grammy winning “Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart” duet with Alison Krauss

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $22 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
March
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    THE DAMN QUAILS

    They have taken their cue from their musical predecessors and forged their own and style that they loosely refer to Folk Rock.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved/ $14 GA

     
  • Sat
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    JUSTIN MOORE

    Justin Moore has earned multiple ACM, ACA and ACC Awards nominations, tallied millions of track sales as well as placed seven singles in the Top 10 at Country radio

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $35 PIT GA/ $20 GA

     
  • Fri
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    ROGER CREAGER

    Joined the Texas scene with his 1998 album, Having Fun All Wrong, featuring signature tracks "The Everclear Song" and "Fun All Wrong." Over the next 14 years, the Corpus Christi native released four more studio albums and one live collection that souped-up his catalog with crowd favorites like "Long Way to Mexico," "Things Look Good Around Here" and "I'm From the Beer Joint."

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $20 Reserved / $14 GA

     
  • Sat
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    SCOTTY McCREERY

    On its first day of release, “Five More Minutes” was ranked No. 2 on the iTunes country singles chart and No. 9 on the iTunes all-genre singles chart. It debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Country Digital Sales Chart

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $45 - $30 Reserved / $16 GA

     
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    DYLAN SCOTT

    "Man, we cannot wait to play Billy Bob’s again. This is the third time and having the opportunity to play at the world's largest honky tonk is a thrill that we always look forward to. There are no better country music fans anywhere than at Billy Bob’s, and we look forward to coming down and partying with them on March 22nd."

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
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    MARK CHESNUTT

    "Billy Bobs was the first place we played when my first MCA record, Too Cold At Home came out in 1990. It amazes me to know we have played there every year since! Billy Bobs is my second home and my very favorite place to play in the world!"

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
  • Sat
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    DENNIS QUAID AND THE SHARKS

    The band even throws in a Jerry Lee Lewis song or two in the mix, such as "Great Balls of Fire," which Quaid has firsthand experience performing, having played "The Killer" in a 1989 biopic.

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $28 Reserved/ $16 GA

     
April
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    TYLER CHILDERS

    Stark Ravin’ Spring Tour | Tyler Childers Billy Bob's Texas Debut

    Doors Open at 6:00 PM

    $25 Reserved/ $18 GA

     

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 1988.  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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