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Branson's Jaw-Dropping Comedy Shows You Must Watch

A Show Guide by Discover Branson

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Say hello to some of the best comedy shows in the nation.

Branson, Missouri has become a tourist hotspot over the years, attracting thousands of visitors each year with its exciting attractions and beautiful landscapes. It is home to some of the best comedic acts around, and you won't want to miss out on a single one.

Featuring some of the best performers around, Branson's comedy scene will have you in stitches all night long. From interactive improv performances, to hilarious standup sets, to humorous slapstick shows, to masterful theatrical acts, there's a show here that everyone can enjoy no matter their age or travel group size.

At Discover Branson, we don’t want you to miss out on the most hilarious shows in town. If you book with us now, we’ll be happy to schedule all the shows that you want to watch in one seamless experience. That’s not all—while you sit tight and enjoy the show, all of these shows come at the lowest cost available, maximizing value for your budget.

These incredible comedy performances will have you rolling on the floor with laughter. Get ready to experience amazing acts featuring impressive comedians from across the country with our recommended list curated just for you.

  1.   The Sons of Britches

Come join and get ready for a rib-tickling, historical, and an all around enjoyable show.

Presenting the ultimate Branson experience, Sons of Britches is here to deliver an unforgettable night! Have a seat and prepare yourself for Earl “Melvin” Vaughan and Louis “Squirrel Dog” Darby's spirit-lifting music and comical jokes that draw from their collective century of performing in this beloved city. Let the melodies of these timeless tunes carry you away into another world.

The SOBs bring a unique blend of Country, Cajun, Zydeco, Bluegrass and Rock 'n Roll music to the Little Opry Theatre in their two hour show. You're in for an unforgettable night as you witness their signature "Hillbilly Chic" style: bib overalls paired with crisp white dress shirts and bow ties. You'll be singing along joyfully and laughing in your seat with each song they play. 

Get lost in the melodies that have already stolen your heart. Sway to a diverse collection of beloved tracks, from Chopin to Boudin, and more. Captivating audiences with their lively, free-flowing and family-friendly shows, these performers have become the highlight of the Branson Tourism & Shows circuit. With an energy that's sure to keep you on your toes till the very end, they bring a unique dynamic to each performance. It's time to get those stitches in your britches!

  1.    Comedy Jamboree

Get ready for the ultimate rollercoaster of laughter, comedy, music, dance and fun with your family! Voted as "Branson's Best Comedy Show," you surely don't want to miss out on this fantastic show. This highly captivating performance is acclaimed for its unique Ozarks style entertainment that will keep everyone hooked until the end.

Grand Country Music Hall's show is so much more than just a name. Prepare to be entertained by the hilarious performances of comedians Applejack, Stretch McCord, Andy Parks, and the remarkable singing from the Jamboree Singers. Let's not forget pianist extraordinaire, Tracy Heaston, who will surely make you smile with their skillful playing on the ivories. The audience also has a chance to become part of the performance, too.

Come and experience a show filled with joy, laughter, music and dance that will have your whole family in stitches. Leave behind all inhibitions as you witness the incredible "Comedy Jamboree" live in Branson.

  1. Matt Gumm and Company

Get ready for a show full of energy, laughter, and immense talent that you won't want to miss! Hosted by Matt Gumm from Clay Cooper's Country Express, as well as his parents Thom & Sandy Gumm from Lake of the Ozarks MO., sister Jamie, and best friend Travis Spratt. The Country Express Band accompanies this joyful family-friendly act with great music.

Matt Gumm, the celebrated comedian from Branson's Clay Cooper Country Express Show, is presenting his own show at the theater. It's a night full of unparalleled talent and humor as Matt regales you with side-splitting anecdotes and PG-rated wit. Boasting the distinguished Branson Comedian of the Year award, Matt Gumm is sure to bring a night of joy and cheer to this show event. 

As an all-around entertainer, Matt Gumm is a vocalist, comedian and natural showman. At only 7 years old he began performing Elvis songs at the Main Street Opry Act; his flair for music eventually led to him becoming part of Missouri Fine Arts Academy where he mastered multiple instruments. His breadth of skills has made him one of the most sought-after performers in entertainment today! Over a period of five years, he sharpened his comedic and musical skills while expanding into impersonations. Clay Cooper soon recognised his immense talent and subsequently invited him to perform in Branson. His career has also seen multiple appearances on David Letterman's show as well as at renowned venues all around the country.

Don't miss out on an incredible experience with Matt Gumm and Company at the Clay Cooper Theatre in Branson, MO. Grab your tickets now from Discover Branson for a night of side-splitting laughter that you'll never forget.

  1. Yakov "Make America Laugh Again" Show

Prepare to burst into laughter with the 'Make America Laugh Again' comedy show, starring two-time Comedian of the Year, Yakov Smirnoff. This comedy production is full of laughter and loads of charisma straight from Russia's beloved comedian when you're in Branson, Missouri.

Yakov Smirnoff's show is guaranteed to have you in stitches. His motto perfectly encapsulates his comedic style: "To experience happiness and teach it to the world with passion through comedy and sensitivity." With Yakov, laughter goes hand-in-hand with his sincerely-delivered commentaries.

He skyrocketed to fame through his appearances on multiple national television shows, and since then has captivated over four million viewers. His notable credentials extend beyond the world of comedy as he also earned a master's degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. This educational background allows him to intertwine humor, life lessons, and knowledge into his performances, creating an experience that is both witty and insightful to his audience.

Get your fill of laughter and hilarity by attending this renowned comedic performance. With its booming entertainment scene, you're sure to have an unforgettable time. All viewers will be inspired as they experience this comedy maestro's show for themselves.

  1.    Smoke on the Mountain

Step back in time and join the Mount Pleasant Church's 1938 congregation for a one-of-a-kind interactive music show. This performance boasts an extraordinary combination of music, comedy, and YOU (as part of the audience!) Treat yourself or your family to an unforgettable experience and make your way over to Branson's IMAX Entertainment Complex.

Experience the perfect balance of drama, comedy, and spiritual inspiration with "Smoke on the Mountain". This Branson production features over 30 classic gospel numbers, plenty of lighthearted laughter, and heartfelt moments that will touch your heart. Join in the fun and sing classic gospel tunes such as 'I'll Fly Away' and 'Church in the Wildwood' while enjoying watching the talented actors who portray the beloved black sheep of their family.

It's time to kick off the weekend with a dynamic Saturday night show featuring the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church choir in Branson. What are you waiting for? Make sure to reserve your seats now with Discover Branson, and get ready to sing along with the Sanders family in an atmosphere of joy at "Smoke on the Mountain".

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