For a vacation your family will treasure for a lifetime, plan a trip to beautiful and exciting Branson, Missouri. Nestled in the scenic Ozark Mountains, Branson is the perfect mix of big-city luxury and down-home, rustic charm. While you’re here, you can visit mouth-watering restaurants, thrilling attractions, and some of the best live shows in the country.
Branson’s origins as a vacation spot can be traced all the way back to the 1800’s when William Henry Lynch started charging people admission to tour Marvel Cave. Tourism in Branson started to take off in the 1960’s following the completion of Table Rock Dam and the opening of Silver Dollar City. The 1980’s brought an influx of new businesses and visitors and, following a high-profile story on CBS’s 60 Minutes, tourists started flocking to Branson en masse. One of the mainstays of Branson’s entertainment scene since then has been Doug Gabriel, who has been performing in Branson for 30 years.
Doug Gabriel began performing professionally at the tender age of twelve at the encouragement of his father. This lifetime of performing is evident in each one of his shows. Over the course of his storied career, he has toured with Marie Osmond, Roy Clark, Tanya Tucker, Moe Bandy, the Gatlins, Ronnie McDowell, Mel Tillis, Tony Orlando, and more. After years of performing in various Branson shows, Doug opened the Branson Morning Show Starring Doug Gabriel in 1994 and has been a Branson mainstay ever since. He now has the 8th longest-running act in Branson and with good reason-his shows never fail to please their audiences!
Doug Gabriel’s newest show is the Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute Show playing at the Pierce Arrow Theater. Doug and his band impress audiences with a wide variety of music through the decades. In just two short hours, you could hear classic rock songs made popular by Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley, songs by traditional country artists like Marty Robbins and Roy Clark, pop hits by the Bee Gees and Tom Jones, and even songs by present-day hit makers like Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift! Doug Gabriel and his cast of world-class singers, musicians, and dancers bring these familiar songs to life. The production also changes each year so, even if you’ve seen the Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute Show in the past, you’ll have something new to look forward to on your return trip!
Also joining Doug Gabriel on stage is his amazing and talented family. Doug’s daughter, Jasmine, lends her beautiful voice to several songs in the show and graces the stage with her impressive dance moves. His wife, Cheryl, keeps the show moving along as the master of ceremonies, sharing sweet and personal stories about life with Doug. Cheryl’s powerful vocals are also a perfect addition to the show! Doug’s son, Josh, has been performing with his Dad since he was five years old and is now the lead drummer in Doug’s world-class band. On top of that, Josh is also one of the producers of the show! Rounding out this family show is Doug’s son, Jordan. His hilarious brand of rapid-fire comedy is sure to have you and your family in stitches!
The Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute Show is a great example of what people love the most about Branson, Missouri. This incredible production features family-friendly comedy, music through the ages, stunning vocals and dancing, and familiar music that will delight visitors of all ages. On your next trip to Branson, be sure to plan for a visit to the Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute Show. It will make your vacation unforgettable!