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“Mickey Gilley,” the legendary country music superstar and perennial Branson favorite, is ready to add you to his long list of faithful fans! Gilley’s massive portfolio of hit songs includes 39 that landed in the coveted Top Ten on the country charts, and a whopping 17 that soared to Number One! In 1976, he swept the Academy of Country Music Awards, hauling home trophies for Entertainer of the Year, Top Male Vocalist, Song of the Year, Single of the Year, and Album of the Year. His popular version of the Ben E. King classic, Stand By Me, grabbed the top spot on the country charts and, at a time when country wasn’t known to cross-over much, it landed at an impressive #3 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart. Gilley’s recording of Stand By Me was used in the hit movie, Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta and Debra Winger; the flick was filmed at Gilley’s, Mickey’s famous and mammoth, honky-tonk style nightclub in Texas. “Mickey Gilley’s” colossal hit list includes City Lights, You Don’t Know Me, Lonely Nights, Talk to Me, Bring It on Home to Me, and Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time.
“Mickey Gilley’s” undeniable talent and quick wit made it easy for him to become notable beyond the music industry; he guest-starred on numerous popular television series in the early 80’s, including Dukes of Hazzard, Fantasy Island, and Murder She Wrote. That winning personality shines through bright and embracing in his Branson show, delighting his fans and winning over new ones with every performance. With support from his dynamite Urban Cowboy Band and his Urbanettes, and a colorful lifetime of fabulous stories that he loves to share, “Mickey Gilley” rules the stage year after year! Witness a true member of country music royalty as he holds court in Branson, get tickets now for the unforgettable “Mickey Gilley!”