What's New with the Showboat Branson Belle in 2018?
Showboat Branson Belle is one of the most visited attractions in Branson which provide guests the most entertaining way to spend a wonderful time with the whole family on the lake. This fascinating padddlewheeler boat features two new attractions that are sure to delight every guest. Guests aboard the Showboat are treated with incredible shows that include “Celebrate” and “Country on the Lake” and a delicious three-course meal served while you enjoy the show. Depending on the time of year you cruise, the Showboat is sure to offer a fantastic cruise experience.
The “Celebrate” show experience that you can enjoy onboard Showboat Branson Belle is a new production that features Rhythm, the four-man dance troupe known as the ‘fastest feet west of the Mississippi,’ and Cassandre Faimon-Haygood, one of Branson’s premiere vocalists, and the powerhouse vocals of The ShowMen. The show is supported by a phenomenal live band, The Rockin’ Dockers and hosted by comedian-magician extraordinaire, Christopher James. The show’s name couldn’t be more appropriate, it truly celebrates the fun and excitement of lake cruising.
As you watch the “Celebrate” Show onboard the riverboat, you’ll be delighted to hear songs sung by The ShowMen, the amazing tap dancing of the Rhythm, and the amazing voice of Cassandre. In fact Cassandre had her own show in Branson and she was voted the Best Female Vocalist in Town. After enjoying three-course meal, it’s great to go upstairs on the deck and enjoy the cruise and continuous music for almost 45 minutes. Then you can go back downstairs for the main entertainment – a must-see show.
Country on the Lake is another new live production offered onboard the Showboat Branson Belle. This entertaining attraction in Branson features an incredible cast of up-and-coming country stars, each boasting an impressive list of talents. This show also features songs heard on today’s country radio, as well as chart-topping classic rock hits. The cast of the show includes Ali Antonetz, Santino Tomasetti, Kelsie Watts, Brian Nolf, Kelly White and Brendan Young. The band members include pianist and band leader Ricki Holmes, drummer Brian Duvall, fiddle player Dean Church, guitarist Grand Moody and bassist Austin Wilson.
The show begins with the band instrumentals of classic songs like “Walkin’ After Midnight” by Patsy Cline. During this time, guests are served their drinks, salad and a warm dinner roll. As the show is about to end, the host, Nolf, comes out on stage and introduces the rest of the performers. This show also pays tribute to country greats who made waves in the 90’s – artists like Faith Hill and Garth Brooks, among others. This onboard entertainment doesn’t end with this big stage performance, you can move up to the top deck of the boat after the show and sit back in a comfy Adirondack deck chair and enjoy those spectacular lake views that can’t be beat.
If you take a lake adventure with the Showboat Branson Belle this year 2018, you will find two new attractions that are sure to entertain you.