Media

Providing the news organizations with a wealth of updated information and interesting resources is paramount to us at the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau. We offer numerous press releases and media resources. Current news releases offer up-to-date information about events in the Branson/Lakes Area. Finally, we have a variety of photographs and videos that accompany the various news stories and announcements found in the other sections.

We hope you will find this site to be tremendously informative as well as entertaining - after all… Branson is the live music show capital of the world!

Recent Branson News

Chateau On The Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center In Missouri Completes Renovation of Guest Rooms & Meeting Space
Jan 29, 2015
The AAA Four-Diamond Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center in Missouri has completed the renovation of its 301 guest rooms and suites, and the renovation of all of its smaller meeting rooms.

The Starlite Theatre Launches Stellar New Lineup with Major Acts for 2015
Jan 29, 2015
After an amazingly successful 2014 show season, the Starlite Theatre has packed even more top notch entertainment in for 2015! The biggest stars are back with lots of new surprises, including Grammy award winning artist Billy Dean with comedian Jarrett, The Texas Tenors of “America's Got Talent” fame, YouTube sensation Paul Harris and the Cleverlys, rhythm masters Buckets N Boards, and the incomparable Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers.

Branson Airport Announces 3 New "low Fare" Destinations On Branson Airexpress Operated By Orange Air
Jan 28, 2015
Branson AirExpress operated by Orange Air announces discount flights to New Orleans (MSY), Cincinnati (CVG), and Cancun, Mexico (CUN) starting May 6th. Flights will be in a 150 seat MD-83 Jet aircraft.

Three Country Music Stars Hit Branson This Valentine's Day
Jan 23, 2015
Tickets are now on sale for Mark Wills, Wade Hayes and Bryan White at the Star Theater.

Showboat Branson Belle 20th Anniversary Limited Engagement Presenting the Biggest Cast Ever In Celebrate!
Jan 15, 2015
The much-anticipated announcement of the 2015 show for the Showboat Branson Belle includes the biggest cast and show ever in the ship's two-decade history of sailing Table Rock Lake. In honor of this timeline distinction, the cast and crew are preparing to feature a 20th Anniversary Limited Engagement show with new acts and returning favorites in CELEBRATE! The stage of the authentic 1880s-style paddlewheeler will come dynamically to life through live music and more than a dozen performers presenting an eclectic array of entertainment -- from rhythmic dance to America's long-time favorite vocal performances, from fresh and contemporary to musical classics.

Winter Trout Fishing Looks Promising
Jan 13, 2015
Lake Taneycomo is prime for two public tournaments hosted by LIlleys' Landing Resort & Marina this winter, owner Phil Lilley reports.

Branson Named #2 Best Value in U.S. Travel by Trivago
Jan 9, 2015
Branson, Missouri, has been named one of the top deals in domestic travel for 2015 by the Trivago.com Best Value Index. Branson ranked #2 behind only Macon, Ga. The average price of a hotel room in Branson was $84 in Trivago's survey.

Legends In Concert Announces Star Studded 2015 Line-Up
Jan 7, 2015
Legends in Concert is thrilled to announce a spectacular 2015 line-up of stars!

Tanger Outlets Branson Donates Over $24,000 Toward Breast Cancer
Jan 6, 2015
Tanger Outlets Branson was pleased to raise $24,883.67 during their annual 2014 PinkSTYLE Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. The campaign creates awareness for the importance of early detection and helps raise money to support ongoing breast cancer research, as well as provide funds for local charities. During this season of hope and giving, Tanger Branson donated the locally raised funds to the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) during a special presentation at the center December 21, 2014.

Nationally Touring Artists Stop in Branson for 2015 Season
Dec 30, 2014
Concerts In Branson is the biggest star concert series to hit the Branson strip. For the 2015 show season over 20 national touring entertainers are scheduled to perform in the live show capital of the world, Branson MO. The Star Theatre, one of the town's longest running performance venues will be the host of the shows.

Branson's 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show Heats Up Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater's Stage
Dec 30, 2014
Tickets are on sale now for Branson's 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show. Escape the winter blues with a trip in January and February to Branson, Missouri, dubbed the “live music show capital of the world”! On February 2, 2015, at 7:00 PM see the 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show where a wide variety of shows and performers jam-pack into one exciting show. Every year Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater sizzles with an exciting line-up of Branson stars and shows. 2015 promises to be one of the biggest line-ups ever!

Mike Huckabee And Montel Williams To Be Guest On Jim Bakker Tv Show
Dec 29, 2014
Former Arkansas governor, Mike Huckabee, will be special guest on The Jim Bakker TV Show at Morningside on January 6 at 11:30 AM. Huckabee is the host of the number one rated weekend show Huckabee on the Fox News Channel. He is also heard three times daily across the nation on The Huckabee Report syndicated on almost 600 stations.

Branson Receives An Early Christmas Gift From Elite Airways And Buzz Airways Announcing 4 Non-Stop Destinations On Branson Airexpress
Dec 23, 2014
Branson AirExpress operated by Elite Airways announced today they will be flying Houston (HOU) starting Feb 23rd and Denver (DEN) starting April 16th. Flights will be in a 50 seat CRJ-200 jet aircraft. Branson AirExpress operated by Buzz Airways will start service to Chicago (MDW), and Austin (AUS) on May 8th. Flights will be in a 30 seat Jetstream 41 aircraft.

Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar announces the newest expansion coming soon to Branson, MO
Dec 22, 2014
The owners and developers of Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar are excited to announce the construction of a 6th location in Branson, Missouri. The new restaurant will be located on the Branson Landing in the Hilton Promenade.

Branson's 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show Heats Up Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater's Stage
Dec 17, 2014
Tickets are on sale now for Branson's 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show. Escape the winter blues with a trip in January and February to Branson, Missouri, dubbed the “live music show capital of the world”! On February 2, 2015, at 7:00 PM see the 21st Annual Hot Winter Fun Big Show where a wide variety of shows and performers jam-pack into one exciting show. Every year Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater sizzles with an exciting line-up of Branson stars and shows. 2015 promises to be one of the biggest line-ups ever!

Branson Convention Center Set To Hold Futsal Tournament
Oct 28, 2014
This January the Branson Convention Center will be filled with the sounds of cheers, ball kicks and blocked goals. At first glance you might think it's a soccer tournament, but you'd be wrong…its Futsal.

College of the Ozarks Extends Partnership for Division II MBB Championship
Oct 22, 2014
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced an extension with College of the Ozarks to host the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championships in Point Lookout, Mo. The national championship has been held in Point Lookout since 2000, and the current contract with College of the Ozarks has the 2015 event scheduled for March 11 - 17 in Keeter Gymnasium.