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SnowWhite09
01-04-2012, 03:14 PM
Can someone please explain this show to me? Specifically is it a sit-down meal and show or can you just watch the show?

TIA! :goodvibes

scion5220
01-04-2012, 03:30 PM
Assuming it's always the same as when I was there in September, it's just a counter service location with seat yourself tables inside and then the show runs periodically while people are eating.

The show was GREAT!

:thumbsup2

And I just had a snack while I was watching, not even sure you have to be eating to sit in there.

skiingfast
01-04-2012, 03:32 PM
Simply it is counter service food, you take it back to your table, eating inside the building with a stage. The show runs on a schedule so it can be hit or miss, aim for 10-15 minutes before to get food first if you want to dine and watch.

You don't have to get food there. But if hungry it's possible to grab your food at a nearby locations and bring it with you too.

elaw
01-04-2012, 04:02 PM
Can someone please explain this show to me? ... TIA! :goodvibes Its an audience involved, musical (bluegrass/country) comedy routine. IMHO it's a not to be missed, "Hidden Gem". One of my favorites :thumbsup2

IndayMichelle
01-04-2012, 04:21 PM
I'm embarrassed to say that I have never seen this show! My cousin and I plan on watching tomorrow over a root beer float. I'm excited!

elaw
01-04-2012, 04:39 PM
I'm embarrassed to say that I have never seen this show! My cousin and I plan on watching tomorrow over a root beer float. I'm excited!

It's hilarious ... and no two shows are exactly the same. They also sometimes switch out the main "Billys" from time to time (I think there's only two different CM's that play the part)

SnowWhite09
01-05-2012, 05:03 AM
Sounds like fun, thanks everyone! :goodvibes

LavenderPeach
01-05-2012, 12:54 PM
aim for 10-15 minutes before to get food first if you want to dine and watch.


I would actually plan on showing up earlier than that if you want to get something to eat there. The lines are SLOW! I think i stood in line for at least 20 minutes the last time we went and I still didn't get my order until after the show started.

SnowWhite09
01-05-2012, 02:50 PM
I would actually plan on showing up earlier than that if you want to get something to eat there. The lines are SLOW! I think i stood in line for at least 20 minutes the last time we went and I still didn't get my order until after the show started.

Thanks for the tip LavenderPeach! :goodvibes

blackjackdelta
01-05-2012, 04:38 PM
Don't they have a take out window that keeps them busy also. They are just very slow and very funny. You can see them on youtube.

Jack

pixiewings71
01-05-2012, 05:03 PM
The take out window is on the opposite side outside, it is served by the same kitchen as the inside counter. Definitely get there at least 30 min. early if you want to eat and watch the show. It's not necessary to buy food there, we've watched plenty of times without ordering something to eat but when we aren't eating we go upstairs to watch. :) I prefer to save the downstairs tables for diners, but that's just me because I see plenty of people without food sitting downstairs. :) For best seating get there early and have someone who can hold a table or you probably won't get one. It's a hilarious show, they crack me up! And we love them! :)

KCmike
01-05-2012, 09:47 PM
Please tell me if I'm wrong but I believe now their is only one main Billy "Elvis Billy" and he is far and away the best one. He's hilarious. It for sure is not to be missed. It is one of my top ten things to see in DL!

http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x145/KCmike1969/IMG_9029.jpg

Malcon10t
01-05-2012, 11:14 PM
Please tell me if I'm wrong but I believe now their is only one main Billy "Elvis Billy" and he is far and away the best one. He's hilarious. It for sure is not to be missed. It is one of my top ten things to see in DL!John Marshall (Billy Bass) is the creator and founder of the Billy's. He is by far my favorite. He is an amazing musician. The other main ones are Kirk Wall as Billy Elvis, Duane Michaels as Bald Billy, and Dennis Fetchet as Billy Fiddle. The back up front Billy is Silly Billy, John Eaden, who is also in Laughing Stock. Other back up billys are Anders Swanson, Rick Storey, and John David. John David is amazing on guitar. He was there over Christmas, and I loved getting to listen to him again.

Here is a link to the Billys in 198 (http://www.jansworld.net/billy_hill/critter_country_show.htm)8 when they performed in Critter Country.

Pinocchio #1 Fan
01-06-2012, 12:32 AM
You don't have to get your food in the saloon to get s table. I send my wife to grab a table, then I go to the turkey leg cart and get us some legs to eat while we watch the show.

I cannot say enough good things about this show. If you only see ONE show at DL, this is the one!

SeattleTink
01-06-2012, 01:32 PM
We LOVE the Billy's!

This show is awesome. This is a true "FAMILY" show....everyone from a toddler to Grandma's love this show.

One of the best entertainment shows at DLR, IMHO.

Food is optional to buy....but the sundaes are good. We have eaten our premade sandwiches while watching the show as well. It is nicely air conditioned and is a good reason to take a break from the hectic parks.

WannaseePooh
01-06-2012, 07:10 PM
Everyone in my family (except me) didn't want to go, they whined about the wait, and LOVED every minute of the show. Go see it.

KCmike
01-06-2012, 07:41 PM
John Marshall (Billy Bass) is the creator and founder of the Billy's. He is by far my favorite. He is an amazing musician. The other main ones are Kirk Wall as Billy Elvis, Duane Michaels as Bald Billy, and Dennis Fetchet as Billy Fiddle. The back up front Billy is Silly Billy, John Eaden, who is also in Laughing Stock. Other back up billys are Anders Swanson, Rick Storey, and John David. John David is amazing on guitar. He was there over Christmas, and I loved getting to listen to him again.

Here is a link to the Billys in 198 (http://www.jansworld.net/billy_hill/critter_country_show.htm)8 when they performed in Critter Country.

I knew they had three different lineups in the past (gold team, etc.) but I thought they were down to one now?

SeattleRedBear
01-06-2012, 08:31 PM
I'll second the slow lines...if you want to get food there and eat while watching the show, get there at least 20 minutes before the show.

Malcon10t
01-07-2012, 01:00 AM
I knew they had three different lineups in the past (gold team, etc.) but I thought they were down to one now?No, gold team performs Thurs, Fri, sat, while the Blue team performs Sun/Mon. I prefer the Gold team. (I actually preferred the Green team, which performed Tues/Wed.)

rramstad
01-07-2012, 04:33 PM
Everyone in my family (except me) didn't want to go, they whined about the wait, and LOVED every minute of the show. Go see it.

I had a similar experience... this was on my Must See list, and I dragged everyone there on our last day, with much grumbling from kids who wanted to ride rides... but we all enjoyed it.

The desserts are pretty good... five of us (two adults, three kids) shared a piece of the Mile High cake and a sundae, and it was plenty! Inexpensive if you share...