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Clay Cooper Theatre


3216  West Hwy  76
Branson MO 65616




2 hours


Enjoy an Eye-Open'n, Hand-Clap'n, Country Music Variety Show with Buck Trent, 2-Time CMA Instrumentalist of the Year, 5-String Banjo Picker Extraordinaire, and Hilarious Humorist. Buck's popular morning show appears at the "Clay Cooper Theatre".

The show starts at 10:00 AM. During every show, fans enjoy Buck's amazing performance on 5 different instruments. Along with the banjo, Buck performs on a magnificent guitar given to him by Chet Atkins. His beautiful "Lara's Theme" and "Ghost Riders' showcase Buck's versatility. Buck also keeps the audience in stitches with his down-home humor. Bruce Hoffman performs incredible feats of fiddle playing. Buck & Bruce team up to perform a medley using the mandolin, fiddles, & banjos.

Kenny Parrott sings songs by country greats like Conway Twitty, Jim Reeves, & others. Drummer Robby Blackwood & bass player Dave Clark make up the rest of the band. The entire cast charms the audience with their gospel medley, country sounds, and comedy throughout the show.

Before arriving in Branson, Buck's career included performing on the Porter Wagoner Show with Dolly Parton, Norma Jean, and other legendary country stars, as well as being a featured star with Roy Clark and Hee Haw. Trent is also known for his lead guitar solos on such Dolly Parton classics as "I Will Always Love You and Jolene.


From Hwy 65 go west on Hwy 76 approximately 3 miles. You'll see the giant banjo and fiddle coming right out of the building.




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Fan Reviews


2009 Fan Reviews


Harrison, Arkansas
Recommendation: Yes
Ratings: 5 of 5
April 25, 2006

I went to the Buck Trent Morning Show on Wednesday morning and all I can say is "WOW"!!!!!! With the new additions of Jonathan Black and Melody Hart.....makes it awesome....what talent!! And of course Robbie Blackwood on drums and Dave Clark on Bass and Penny Parrot on guitar....what an incredible band. The fiddlin duo of Bruce Hoffman ( a master player at whatever he plays) and Melody Hart (amazing) was absolutely incredible! They wore me out with there playing and interacting on stage!!! I don't know if anyone remembers the "Texas Goldminers" that played in that theatre (what an awesome show that was)...in 1994-96 Melody and Bruce played together a lot in that show.......it is awesome to see them playing together again! The band is so tight...I think this is one of the best shows in town! This is a must see show!!! I will be back over and over again!!!



2004 Fan Reviews


R. A. A.
Washington, Iowa
Recommendation: Yes
Ratings: 5 of 5
Date: July 24, 2004

I have been a very frequent visitor to Branson for the past 4 years and have seen many of the shows; some several times. One of the shows that I have seen over and over again is the Buck Trent show. Buck and usually several of his band members chat, shake your hand and, of course, pose for pictures with their guests before the show, during intermission and after their show. (Buck is one of the few stars whom have not forgotten his fans.)

Promptly at 9 a.m. he comes upon the stage "wide open!" at the Dinner Bell Theater. The show is very energetic as Buck and his band play and sing a variety of country and Cajun music. If you are slightly sleepy when you come into the show you certainly will be awake when the show is over. (If you're not, check your blood pressure!) Plan to take in the breakfast that is served at 8a.m. before the show. Excellent!

Also, plan to return to the Dinner Bell for supper. From 5p.m. to 7p.m. you will be serenaded by one of the band members, Kenny Parrot. Fantastic voice; wonderful, "easy listening" country music from this gentleman.

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Buck Trent Country Music Show