On April 1, 2021, the Legendary Brothers Performed to a Packed House on the 40th Anniversary of Their Debut Performance at "The World's Largest Honky Tonk," Located in Fort Worth, Texas
Billy Bob's Texas Originally Opened its Doors on April 1, 1981 with
Headliners: The Gatlin Brothers
Photo ID L to R: Marty Travis (General Manager, Billy Bob's Texas), Steve Gatlin, Larry Gatlin,
Rudy Gatlin, Robert Gallagher (Entertainment Director, Billy Bob's Texas)
Photo Credit: Terran Flusche
Last Thursday, April 1, 2021, Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers made their triumphant return to the road to help celebrate 40 years of the Billy Bob's Texas, "The World's Largest Honky Tonk."
Forty years ago on April 1, 1981, Billy Bob's Texas opened its doors in Fort Worth, Texas. The evening featured a live concert performance by the Gatlin Brothers. It was only appropriate the venue bring back the brothers to commemorate the anniversary.
"A great time was had by all," says Larry. "It brought back a lot of wonderful memories, and I think we made some new ones on Thursday night. God Bless Texas!"
The house was packed during Thursday night's anniversary concert. The Gatlins performed hit after hit including "All the Gold in California," "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)," "Broken Lady," "Statues Without Hearts," "Night Time Magic," and more.
Billy Bob's Texas presented the brothers with celebratory plaques to cement the anniversary.
*Note: Concerts at Billy Bob's Texas adhere to all local Covid-19 guidelines