7+ Best Bluegrass Shows in Branson

(Last updated: 04/09/2018)

While well-known for its LIVE country music and shows, Branson, Missouri is quickly becoming one of the country’s leading destinations for bluegrass music, concerts, and shows!

Some of the biggest names in country music have performed through the years in the “LIVE Entertainment Capital of the World” – Branson, Missouri.

Performers like Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, local favorites Paul Harris & The Cleverlys, and special festivals like Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ – have made the popular tourist town one of the up-and-coming bluegrass music spots in the country.

The Best Branson Bluegrass Shows!

Throughout the year, visitors to Branson have the opportunity to see some of the biggest and most popular bluegrass musicians and singers in the country!

Whether they’re headlining their own concert at one of the 40+ theatres, or joining alongside one of the regularly-running shows that perform in town throughout the year – there’s usually a chance to catch some incredible bluegrass in Branson.


1. The Petersen Family Bluegrass Band

The Petersen Family's show is one of the most popular bluegrass shows in Branson, MO.

The Petersen Family’s show is one of the most popular bluegrass shows in Branson, MO.

Perhaps Branson’s most popular bluegrass show, the Petersen Family is a six-member group that shares their incredible instrumental and singing talent with show-goers.

You may have caught one of them on TV’s American Idol or seen one of their many performances as they’ve toured the country – now, you have the chance to catch them as they perform in a regularly-scheduled show throughout the year.

The Petersen’s show is performed in an intimate and up-close theatre, giving guests the chance to see these master musicians practicing their craft like never before!


2. Ozarks Bluegrass Jubilee

With an incredible cast of musicians, the new Ozarks Bluegrass Jubilee features the music and songs of bluegrass' most popular groups and recording artists.

With an incredible cast of musicians, the new Ozarks Bluegrass Jubilee features the music and songs of bluegrass’ most popular groups and recording artists.

Ozarks Bluegrass Jubilee is one of the newest shows in Branson features the music and songs from some of your favorite musicians, soundtracks, and singers – in a high-energy LIVE show that features a phenomenally-talented cast of musicians!

Performing songs from some of bluegrass’ most popular recording artists, the show includes music from Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, Earl Scruggs, and even the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

This morning show allows you the rest of the day to see some of the other amazing live acts, or experience some of the other things to do and sights to see in Branson.


3. Dailey & Vincent

Dailey & Vincent are frequent headliners and guest stars in Branson.

Dailey & Vincent are frequent headliners and guest stars in Branson.

Headlining act and frequent guest stars on other shows in Branson (like Larry’s Country Diner), the bluegrass duo Daily & Vincent perform in Branson on a fairly regular basis.

Their hit show on RFD-TV has massively grown their fan-base, and you can usually catch the pair in one of several concerts they usually perform in town.


4. The Johnson Strings

The Johnson Strings is one of the newest shows in Branson and features bluegrass music in addition to classical, country, and several other musical varieties.

The Johnson Strings is one of the newest shows in Branson and features bluegrass music in addition to classical, country, and several other musical varieties.

With their new show opening in 2017, The Johnson Strings’ show features a variety of music performed in a very unique and intimate venue that allows you to experience their music up-close!

While their show features a wide range of musical styles, their bluegrass music has made them a popular choice in Branson and on the road when they’re touring the country.


5. The Duttons’ Show

The Duttons' long-running Branson show features a show with a heavy bluegrass influence and segments.

The Duttons’ long-running Branson show features a show with a heavy bluegrass influence and segments.

A long-time Branson fan favorite and performing family, The Duttons’ show relies on the family’s incredible musicianship and showmanship to deliver a true musical variety show!

Featuring their incredible talent on fiddle, banjo, mandolin, and more – the show is interspersed with many different musical styles and genres, with a heavy influence and focus on bluegrass!


6. Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ

Rhonda Vincent is just one of the many bluegrass stars who have performed at Silver Dollar City's Bluegrass & BBQ festival in Branson, Missouri.

Rhonda Vincent is just one of the many bluegrass stars who have performed at Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ festival in Branson, Missouri.

One of the country’s most popular bluegrass festivals, Bluegrass & BBQ at Silver Dollar City is an event that features some of the biggest names, groups, singers, and bands in bluegrass!

Headlining stars have included Ricky Skaggs, Rhonda Vincent, and more – in addition to dozens of other artists who have performed during this late spring, early summer event.

Running for a few weeks each year, the festival’s shows, events, and concerts are free to all guests with tickets to Silver Dollar City.


7. Bluegrass Remedy

Bluegrass Remedy is an entirely new show that features the amazing vocals of Branson fan favorite Kari Garrison and a LIVE all-star band!

Bluegrass Remedy is an entirely new show that features the amazing vocals of Branson fan favorite Kari Garrison and a LIVE all-star band!

Making its debut in the 2018 season, Bluegrass Remedy is an all-new show that features and incredible LIVE band and features the incredible vocals of one of Branson’s star singers Kari Garrison!

They’ll perform some of your favorite songs and most popular hits of all time!


8. Goldwing Express

Back by popular demand, Goldwing Express showcases the talented family's instrumental skills in a country, gospel, and bluegrass morning show!

Back by popular demand, Goldwing Express showcases the talented family’s instrumental skills in a country, gospel, and bluegrass morning show!

One of Branson’s most popular groups returns for a full year of shows as Goldwing Express takes center stage at the new Branson’s Famous Theater!

Drawing upon their cultural and ancestral Native American roots, the group delivers an amazing performance that showcases their phenomenal instrumental talents!

Some of your favorite country and bluegrass shows are performed LIVE on stage – featuring the unmatched skills of this family group of musicians!


Visit Branson and See These Incredible Bluegrass Shows!

Known for its incredible array of LIVE entertainment and music, Branson is the perfect place to catch some of the world’s best Bluegrass musicians – performing in the heart of the Ozarks’ Mountains and forests.

For tickets to any of the shows, questions, reservations, or information – call toll-free: 1 (800) 504-0115.

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