Give Back This Holiday Season with Tantone’s Christmas Extravaganza

Tantone Industries Sheltered Workshop is hosting Tantone’s Christmas Extravaganza on Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to benefit the workshop, a nonprofit organization that provides meaningful employment to people with developmental disabilities.

The event will be “A Handmade Holiday” complete with festive holiday treats, beverages, local craftsmen, vendors and independent consultants . Open to the public, the Christmas Extravaganza will also feature live music and entertainment, crafts for the kids, gift wrapping and of course, a visit from Santa himself!

Tantone Industries Sheltered Workshop’s mission is to “enhance the quality of life for the people they serve through vocational growth, experience and community inclusion” so don’t miss this fun opportunity to support a fantastic local organization.

The event will be held at 1629 E. State Hwy. 76 in Branson, just two miles from the Branson Landing.

For more information about Tantone’s Christmas Extravaganza, visit tantone.org or call 417-334-7447.

See Dailey and Vincent Live in Branson This October

One of the country’s top bluegrass groups, Dailey and Vincent, will be performing at the Starlite Theatre in Branson for just two nights in October.

Dailey and Vincent are two very talented musicians and entertainers with the ability to make you feel right at home and their show in Branson will do just that.

Sit back and enjoy the twangy, soulful sounds of Dailey and Vincent as they take you through a number of their top hits including ‘Steel Drivin’ Man,’ Tomorrow I’ll Be Gone’ and ‘Brothers of the Highway’ with their limited engagement show in Branson.

Bring the family along for an evening of incredible bluegrass music with some of America’s most incredible musicians, Dailey and Vincent.

For tickets or more information, click here.

The Starlite Theatre is at 3115 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, just down the road from the Titanic Museum.

 

Enjoy the Classics With 8 O’clock Rock

If you’re looking for a show full of variety, rock n’ roll and all your favorite classic rock artists but without all the glitz and glam, 8 O’Clock Rock is the show for you.

Enjoy this live band of talented musicians as they recreate music from the best of Bob Seger, The Eagles, The Byrds, Credence Clearwater Revival and so many others. You’ll have the time of your life as the band takes you from classic to classic with this high energy show, so don’t be afraid to get up and dance in the aisles if you’re feeling it.

God and Country Theatre’s 8 O’Clock Rock is all about the music, no filler talking or comedy, so come prepared for an hour and a half to two hours of pure rock n’ roll.

Click here for tickets or more information.

The God and Country Theatre is at 1840 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson, across the strip from the Music City Centre.

Discover Branson Nightlife

 Buzzard BarWhether you’re on the lookout for a new date night location, a late night spot to relax with friends or a fun venue for a group event, Branson has a variety great options for the late night crowd that won’t disappoint.

The Rowdy Beaver Restaurant & Tavern

1810 W. 76 Hwy., Branson

Located right on the strip down the road from Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater, The Rowdy Beaver is the perfect spot to sit back and unwind after a day of sightseeing or for an exciting night out on the town. Every single night is jam packed with live entertainment starting at 6 p.m. and the fried pickles are to die for. So grab an entrée or light appetizer with friends, hit up the stage for some karaoke on Monday nights or just sit back and enjoy the local talent. Hours are Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-1 a.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.- midnight.

Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar

505 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson

Birthday parties, bachelorette parties, any kind of parties are all welcome here. This Chicago style dueling piano bar is a lively spot on the Branson Landing featuring talented pianists, weekly and nightly drink specials and your typical, delicious bar/pub fare. The show starts at 8 p.m. every night and the fun lasts right up until the early morning hours. Ernie Biggs is on The Landing right next to the Tervis Store. Hours are Monday-Friday 5 p.m.- 1:30 a.m., Saturday 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.-midnight.

Buzzard Bar Buzzard Bar

612 Devils Pool Rd., Ridgedale.

With both indoor and outdoor comfortable seating, this lodge-themed bar is located at Big Cedar Lodge. An extensive menu and an excellent selection of specialty drinks make this a prime destination for a relaxed group get-together. The Buzzard Bar features live entertainment ever night from 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. and Clay Self the “singin’ cowboy” entertains guests Wednesdays-Sundays. Hours are Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-midnight and Sunday 10 a.m.-midnight.

Time Out Sports Bar and Grill

3265 Falls Pkwy., Branson.

If the sports bar scene is more of what you’re into, Time Out Sports Bar and Grill is a great venue that brags on its fans, food and fun. Catch the game while catching up with friends, dining on starters wings and sandwiches from the kitchen that’s open late and meet other loyal fans while you’re at it. Kareoke, pool and live bands only top off this great late night hot spot. Hours are Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-1 a.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.- midnight. Happy hour is Monday-Friday from 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Branson has something for just about everyone and these spots are perfect for the night owls and the party seekers.

 

Branson Hilton Convention Center to Host SharePointalooza

Branson Hilton Convention CenterThe Hilton Convention Center in Branson is scheduled to host a two day technology conference called SharePointalooza on Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13.

The conference will offer comprehensive sessions and workshops about SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, Office 365 and SharePoint Online. SharePoint is a Microsoft web application framework and platform with a variety of capabilities including file management, collaboration, social networking, business intelligence and more.

SharePointalooza will not only feature some of the top SharePoint experts but also live music at the Branson Landing’s outdoor stage from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. both Friday and Saturday night from David Palmer and This Modern Station, North of Eight and Bobby K. & Steve.

The concerts are open to the general public, but conference attendees and their families will access to a special section.

For more information or to register for SharePointalooza, visit http://www.sharepointalooza.org/.

 

Stop By the Branson Landing for a Fantastic Live Country Music Concert

Branson LandingStevie Lee Woods, T. Graham Brown, Bryan White & Friends are scheduled to be live in concert at the Branson Landing Saturday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.

The evening will be filled with great country artists performing some of their biggest hits and will feature country music “friends” that haven’t been announced yet, so be prepared for surprise performances.

Stevie Lee Woods first made his way to the country music scene in 1993 with his gold album ‘Is There Anything Left’. Woods said he grew up listening to country legends like Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, Ray Price and Faron Young which helped foster his love and appreciation for music. As he grew up, his love for rock ‘n roll also grew and his music style expanded and his three studio albums reflect his unique musicianship.

T. Graham Brown began his rise to fame with beach music when he was attending the University of Georgia and performing with the duo Dirk & Tony. Eventually, Brown moved to Nashville and wrote several hits that made it to the Top 10 charts. He has a number of top selling albums and you’ll hear a number of his catchy tunes at this live concert.

Bryan White was first signed by Asylum Records at the age of 20 and released his self-titled debut album that same year. With six number 1 singles on the Billboard country charts, White has made a name for himself in the country music industry. He has always followed his heart and love for music and headed for Nashville fresh out of high school where he found his fame.

This free concert at the Branson Landing is sure to be a hot one, so stop by on Saturday, September 6 for some great music.

Branson Landing Hosts Annual Rock the Spectrum

Rock the SpectrumThe 3rd Annual Rock the Spectrum will be held at the Branson Landing on Friday September 15.

The event, founded by Brent and Cristal Hendrick is meant to provide financial relief for Branson families affected by autism since many insurance providers won’t cover expenses of children on the autism spectrum.

The lineup of entertainment includes Mark Bilyeu and Cindy Woolf, Powder Mill, The Retros, Rick Thomas and many more.

Bounce houses, Disney character meet and greets and face painting will be available for the kids. Additional games, refreshments and delicious snacks will be available as well.

For more information visit https://www.generationrescue.org/events/rock-the-spectrum-2014/view/2014-09-05.