Live music is a huge improvement on canned music, which takes up valuable pantry space and often spoils into noxious free jazz. Keep it fresh with this GrouponLive deal: for $45, you get admission for two to the Circle B Supper Show farewell performance on Thursday, December 27 (a $90 value). Guests should arrive by 4:15 p.m. for supper seating. The show begins at 5:00 p.m. and lasts until approximately 7:30 p.m. Each person receives a full meal of chicken, sausage, potatoes, pinto beans, cornbread, applesauce, cinnamon rolls, and iced tea, water, or coffee to drink.
The dramatic swoosh of swinging saloon doors emanating from old cowboy movies and the fresh, buttery aroma of complimentary popcorn greet patrons as they sidle up to their tables. After spending the day bustling about its kitchen, the Horn family descends upon the dining room to serve up a hearty meal to each guest. Once it has fulfilled its serving duties, the family then takes to the stage under the name The Riders of the Circle B, delighting audiences with a hoot-inducing variety show replete with old-timey cowboy tunes and witty repartee. For this farewell performance, special guests include multi-instrumentalist and yodeler John Fullerton, “Branson’s Guitar Wizard” Leroy New, and four award-winning fiddlers: Louis Darby, Nathan Agdeppa, Junior Marriot, and Billy Ward.
Circle B Supper Show
Caught in a midlife crisis in 1995, husband-and-wife team Kemp and Michele Horn—a former forester and attorney, respectively—packed up their young family and all of their belongings, embarking upon a life-changing adventure as they made the long trek from Baltimore to the Black Hills of South Dakota. This move westward led the Horn family to purchase a working ranch, where, due to the last-minute cancellation of the band hired to play there through the busy tourist season, the family stepped up to unleash their inner performers. Though none of the Horns had any background in music, all the family members quickly adopted instruments or cursed mermaid's voices of their own and used their backgrounds in the performing arts to create a long-running show hailed by audiences from around South Dakota. Now, having relocated to Branson, the Horns, under the band name "The Riders of the Circle B," combine their passion for hospitality with their love of performing three to four nights a week during their Circle B Supper Show.
Paying homage to the Wild West of yore, the Horns kick off their shindigs with showings of cowboy movies before replenishing guests’ energy stores with home-cooked food warm from the oven. Tossing their chef's hats and aprons aside, the talented clan then pick up their music makers and coax forth laughs from onlookers with their ebullient brand of music and impressions of famous tumbleweeds.