Those looking for something new in Branson, MO in 2009 need look no further than the Music City Center for a wide range of new and exciting shows that cover everything from magic to classic musicians to unique opera hybrids, ensuring that your next vacation in the Ozarks will be refreshing and varied throughout. Read on to learn more about five new performances that will be held throughout the year at the Music City Center, and get a head start on planning your vacation itinerary!
While the name of this show may incite laughs, and the performance definitely will, there is certainly nothing to laugh about in terms of the talent showcased in 3 Redneck Tenors. John Wilkerson, Alex Bumpas and Mathew Lord take on the roles of the 3 Redneck Tenors as they are discovered by the ambitious Colonel and attempt to land a gig at the famed Carnegie Hall. Each of the stars in the performance have been classically trained in opera, offering a unique mixture of redneck comedy and high brow music.
Bambi is already a household name to Branson regulars, directing, producing and co-starring in her husband’s, Kirby VanBurch, acclaimed magic show. And while Kirby is certainly one of the true greats in his profession, Bambi is no slouch either, having been named the 2009 Female Magician of the Decade by the Merlin Awards. In her own show, Bambi will have the opportunity to stretch her abilities as she performs everything from sleight-of-hand to grand illusions.
Renowned Buddy Holly impersonator Johnny Rogers stars in, and conceived of, this interesting look into the beginnings of rock ‘n’ roll. Buddy Holly will be on display throughout the show as Rogers offers up his flawless rendition of the legend’s many classics. However, along with experiencing Buddy Holly, guests will also be treated to impersonations of other legendary rock pioneers including Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Roy Orbison and Credence Clearwater Revival.
Four Preps and The Chordettes combine the original Four Preps and The Chordettes into one performance for an unforgettable night of reliving the sounds of the 50’s. From The Chordettes timeless hit ‘Mr. Sandman’ to the many hits of the Four Preps that spanned the fifties and sixties, this show will place you directly back into a time of poodle skirts and lettermen jackets for a nostalgic time of entertainment.
John Conlee found national success in 1978 with his country hit ‘Rose Colored Glass,’ and has continued to both impress fans and stay true to his roots throughout his illustrious career. Other hits by John include ‘Lady Lay Down,’ ‘Busted,’ and ‘I Don’t Remember Loving You.’ John is also well known for his work with Farm Aid that began in the the 80’s.