Posts Tagged ‘Billy Bob’s Texas’
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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
(This, my Thursday installment of “interesting,” for lack of a better word, concerts, has gone by several different names since its inception last month, most recently “The Top 5 Shows,” but I don’t think I’ve found...


BILLY BOB BARNETT GETS AN EARFUL FROM THE OL' POSSUM HIMSELF, GEORGE JONES. (photo courtesy of Barnett)

George Jones (Greatest Country Singer Since Hank Williams) Dead At 81

Jeff Prince
He’ll be “No Show Jones” forevermore — George Jones died today. Early in his career, Jones tried to sing like his idol Hank Williams. I once had a cassette of early Jones material and he practically mimi...



AFTER THE SHOW, NUGENT STRANGLED THIS GROUNDHOG WITH HIS BARE HANDS AND ATE IT RAW.

Ted Nugent Talks Obama, Guns At Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
The president, “big” women, and machine guns were a few of the topics that redneck philosopher and rock guitarist Ted Nugent touched on during Saturday night’s performance at Billy Bob’s Texas. The Dalla...


Billy Joe Shaver Is A Pistol At Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
Billy Joe Shaver hasn’t recorded much since his 2007 arrest for shooting a guy in the face outside of a Texas bar, but he’s got an entertaining CD out now — Live at Billy Bob’s Texas. The album features ...



Willie Nelson Picnic Lineup Is Set

Jeff Prince
The musical lineup for Willie Nelson’s July 4 picnic at Billy Bob’s Texas looks like an eclectic bunch, including several of Willie’s kids. It will certainly be the coolest picnic ever — half the bands w...


Willie Nelson Ready For Cowtown

Jeff Prince
American icon and former Fort Worth resident Willie Nelson paid $780 and put an end to that marijuana arrest business.  A border patrol checkpoint arrested him in November after they smelled marijuana on his bus and found what...



Any Love for the Locals from Willie?

Anthony Mariani
Billy Bob’s Texas recently heralded the return after five evidently long years of Willie’s 4th of July Picnic to Fort Worth, specifically to Rodeo Plaza, a.k.a. that large portion of Stockyards real estate occupied by the W...


Pat Green Picks And Grins At Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
The star power was low wattage for a red carpet party, but last night’s 30th anniversary celebration at Billy Bob’s Texas was a hoot nonetheless. Who needs a parade of A-listers when you’ve got Steve Murrin, H...



Emptying My Notebook On Billy Bob Story

Jeff Prince
I had a little extra material from this week’s “Honkytonk Heroes” – check out these leftover stories: Billy Bob Barnett on he and Hub Baker‘s short-lived management contract with George “N...


My Faves For This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Not a bad weekend for music coming up, if you like flashy guitar pickers, nostalgic local rock music, and dandy songwriting. Davin James, a monster on acoustic guitar, will be cranking up the amps at White Elephant Saloon on Fr...