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October 2, 2015

Corb Lund! So good.
Hayes Carll
Turnpike Troubadours
American Aquarium
Randy Rogers Band

Megan Owen

September 23, 2015

I'd like to see Lucero at BBR!

Jules Dorner

September 19, 2015

Posible bands for 2016:
Darci Carlson
Will Hogue
Josh Abbott
Terri Clark

-can't wait for August 11.


September 11, 2015

I would love to see you add Whiskey Myers. They are playing in Stanley September 12, 2015 if you want to check them out. We went to their show in Bend Oregon in 2013, we drank with them and got to talk to them, they are very neat down to earth guys!


September 10, 2015

This year was our first year and now my friends and I are making this an annual thing. We had such a great time!

We LOVED Thursday's lineup and would love to see American Aquarium, Corb Lund and Band of Heathens back next year in addition to the usual suspects :)

Would also love to see Statesboro Revue, Shane Smith & The Saints, The Dirty River Boys, Rodney Crowell (I hear he was at BBR in 2014), John Fullbright, Whiskey Myers, and probably a bunch more I'm not thinking of at the moment.

Looking forward to next year!


September 10, 2015

Can't wait for next year. Besides the usual suspects, would love to see:

Robert Earl Keen again
Alejandro Escovedo
Adam Hood
Bart Crow
The Bottle Rockets (new album coming!!)
Brad Dunn Band (how is he not more popular?!?!)
Josh Abbott
Sunny Sweeny
Whiskey Myers
Whitey Morgan and the 78s


August 28, 2015

Thank you for another wonderful BBR! Absolutely loved American Aquarium, Band of Heathens and Eilen Jewell. It'd be great to see Statesboro Revue, Girls Guns and Glory and William Clark Green on that stage at some point! Already looking forward to next year.


August 28, 2015

Don't go buying any non-refundable airline tickets based on this info or anything, but if I heard Muzzie correctly on the last night, it's August 11th-12th-13th, 2016. It's a great time, isn't it?


August 25, 2015

Any idea on dates for 2016? 2015 was my first year and it was amazing. Will be back for years to come. Just trying to figure out dates now so that I don't miss it.

Eve Quesnel

August 24, 2015

We've been listening to Muzzy and crew since the early 80s and think the BBR is the best thing since sliced bread!

As for the water issue, I'd love to own a BBR water bottle to fill at water stations. What a prized item and fun takeaway from the concert.

Thanks for another wonderful year of music. You continue to amaze us with the lineups. Keep it going!
Eve and Bill Quesnel


August 21, 2015

@Stephanie -- this festival is family run by the nicest folks you will find anywhere. They are VERY open and receptive to suggestions on how to improve the BBR. They do listen and they do make changes based on customer feedback. Instead of bitching, it would be more constructive if you emailed them directly with a polite suggestion.

jon pyle

August 17, 2015

good times. came all the way from Tillamook, or

Mark Horan

August 14, 2015

please pass prior comment to Jay Nazz

Mark Horan

August 14, 2015

When is 2016? Coming with Christina Steady and crew.

Mark Horan

August 14, 2015

would love to have Jerry Jeff and Ray Wiley Hubbard in 2016


August 14, 2015

stephanie you need to stay home! Its people like you and your attitude that ruin the show anyway... JUST STAY HOME and worry about something else stupid.


August 13, 2015

The music was incredible. Loved the vibe. But I've got to tell you, the fact that I couldn't bring my own WATER in to the venue infuriated me. You can't expect a family, or anyone for that matter, to spend 10 hours in the sun and keep purchasing little plastic water bottles, over and over. Come on, figure it out. It's 2015, you can't seriously run your festival, in the Mountain West, in such an irresponsible and unsustainable manner, as to require the generation of that much plastic. I'm not coming back if you don't have at least water filling stations. COME ON!


August 13, 2015

We attended the Mountain Home music fest this year and it doesn't hold a candle to the BBR festival. BBR's a party and the talent is unreal, so save your money and go to CHALLIS next year people! Thanks again for the best show of the year Muzzie...

Mary Gordon

August 11, 2015

This was one of the greatest music festival I've been to! We were entertained from the get go and had a blast. Can't wait to for next year!

Bob Stohner

August 10, 2015

Joann and Muzzie, you folks once again put on one heck of a show. What an awesome line-up of musical talent. Best darn music festival in the U.S. Only one problem noted - that we have to wait a year until the next BBR. Thanks to you, all the sponsors, the volunteers, and the bands for three days of unabashed fun and music!


August 10, 2015

WOW WOW WOW!!!! What a awesome show, each band just kept topping the other. I really thought it was cool when other members of bands would perform with the lead act. Shinnyrib's and the Peterson Bros were a good mix of entertainment. Thanks so much for the great show Muzzie and the crew!!! See ya next year.

David & Carol Privett

August 10, 2015

We had a great time,Thanks for a great show

Joshua Foster Shane Watson Phillip Morgan

August 5, 2015

Driving from TEXAS be there Thursday morning ready to party!

Vincent fox

August 4, 2015

Coming to the fest alone this year from San Diego. Hope to meet some people to hang out and party with. This is going to be great!!

Anne and Frank Stilwill

August 4, 2015

Can't wait for this coming weekend! We love this music.


July 25, 2015

Holy cow, BBR is right around the corner! Wooooodoggie!

Len Terrien

July 22, 2015

Linda and I are looking forward to the 2015 BBR with all our fellow Texans and non-Texans.

Zeb Quesnell

July 9, 2015

This is going to be Awesome

Anita Young

June 21, 2015

Another great line up!!


June 4, 2015

Peterson Bros from Bastrop!! Wait and see, they will tear it up. That is a promise. Thanks Muzzie. Is it August yet?

Larry Funk

June 4, 2015

You already have the good fortune of having Jason Eady signed up for Friday; how about you add his wonderfully talented missus - Courtney Patton? She'd be a great addition!
Looking forwards to August...

Idaho Sugar Beet Queen Tammycleo

May 31, 2015

Still have an open spot where Corb moved? How about The Georges from San Antonio area? They are open that day!!!


May 21, 2015

Hey Muzz -- Whitey Morgan and the 78s are in the area around BBR time. Would be great for that open spot.


May 19, 2015

Put Otis Gibb in the open slot he would be a great addition. Looking forward to my 7th year!!

Vinny The Shark

May 18, 2015

Coming up from Oklahoma City for our 8th BBR. Fill that last slot with Jason Boland or Stoney and make Friday an Oklahoma day.


May 14, 2015

Casey Donahew Band is going to be in california the week of the BBR festival bummer... Maybe next year. This year is going to be awesome I cant wait. That sweet Idaho air is refreshing.

Shane Watson

May 13, 2015

See y'all in August! coming up from Cleburne, TX!!


May 6, 2015

Damn. Not Casey Donahew. They are just co-incidentally playing Montana, Washington and Oregon at the same time as BBR. Usually the only time we see a band like this up here is the week after or week before BBR.


May 5, 2015

Milkdrive please


May 2, 2015

how about Ray Wylie Hubbard???


April 28, 2015

The missing band has to be Casey Donahew Band. They are playing in the NW the first week of August. Has to be in connection with BBR. Great band, and I am not in town when they play (because I am on my way to Idaho for BBR), so I hope I am right.


April 27, 2015

My 1 cents worth. uncle Lucius or Peterson brothers for the last slot.


April 26, 2015

Just saw Sturgill Simpson in Flagstaff....i think they would work!!!!


April 13, 2015

Lee Ann Womack would be a fantastic artist to have!

Tammy Rice

April 10, 2015

I would love to see Whiskey Meyers on the line up.


April 2, 2015

Bought our tickets! Can't wait for our 4th BBR.


April 2, 2015

For the Saturday opening slot, I'd love to see The Black Lillies back. Also we need some more girl power at BBR - Lindi Ortega, Courtney Patton, The Trishas, Kimberly Dunn are my suggestions! I would love to see Jason Boland & The Stragglers but I know that slot is an opening one, so maybe they can be headliners next year!


March 17, 2015

Super excited to attend this year! I second the vote for Trampled by Turtles!

Mel Pena

March 12, 2015

Would love to see White Buffelo here. He is amazing live and has great music!!

Walt Setzet

March 7, 2015

I'm closing on my Challis house in a week or so. Can't wait to attend my first BBR.

Jody Zollman

March 6, 2015

Excited to come all the way from Interior Alaska to come see you guys this summer!


March 6, 2015

How about Zane Williams for the TBA for Saturday's show?
Or Jason Boland, Ryan Bingham, Damn Quails, Dirty River Boys, or Ray Johnson?
Great Line-up, Cant wait till August!

Vinny The Shark

February 18, 2015

Vinny's coming up from OKC for his 8th consecutive BBR. Since Randy Rogers Band can't make it, how about finally bringing in The Dirty River Boys? They'd be a crowd favorite for sure.


February 17, 2015

Coming home to Challis for a week in the summer to spend with family & friends @ BBR 2015!!!! BBR 2014 was amazing! This year we would like to see:
Randy Rogers Band,
Reckless Kelly
Casey Donahew Band
Bart Crow Band
Josh Abbott Band


February 13, 2015

Finally making it for the first time this year. We do have a tent reservation at one place but just curious where people suggest for the best camping in case we want to change.
Love the lineup so far!


February 9, 2015



February 6, 2015

Cant Wait to attend it again. Would love to see Randy Rogers again, Stoney LaRue, Todd Snider, Jason Boland, Hayes Carll


February 6, 2015

sturgill Simpson please!

Marshawn Lynch

February 6, 2015

Give me the ball on the 1!!!!!
And please bring back Dale Watson and bring in the Drive-by Truckers!!!!!


February 4, 2015

I talked to one of RRB crew, said they couldn't make it this year. Would like to see Dale Watson again, Hayes Carll, Boland, Sturgill. Had Green Cards last year, how about Trampled by Turtles? Also liked the idea someone had on BBR water bottles.


February 3, 2015

i look forward to the reunion this year! It will be my first year coming up. All the way from SLC! Please bring back Chris Knight. Also a few suggestions would be: cody Canada and the departed, Dale Watson, Daniel Romano, Jason Boland, Lucette, Sturgill Simpson, Tim hus, and for sure bring back Turnpike Troubadours please! Thanks and I'll see ya there


February 2, 2015

2014 was our 1st year and we were blown away. Such an incredible event. This will be an annual trip for us. So glad to see who's already lined up. Would love to also see Randy Rogers again, Stoney LaRue, Todd Snider, Jason Boland, Hayes Carll. Thank you!!

February 1, 2015

Love the BBR! Can't wait to be back! Would love to see Ryan Bingham and Stoney Larue!

Mick McCulloch

January 31, 2015

Can't wait


January 27, 2015

Please tell Vinny that Randy Rogers Band will be added.


January 25, 2015

Cant wait! I would love to see Whiskey Myers this year

Durinda Mann

January 25, 2015

Can't wait to attend again this year!! Best time ever. Don't know if Shovels and Rope would be a group that you would be interested in.


January 25, 2015

Hurray! Love the line up. Please bring Stoney LaRue, Jason Isbell, and Two Tons of Steel!


January 24, 2015

awesome lineup so far! Top it off with Randy Rogers Band!!! Please!

Kim Phillips

January 24, 2015

Hi Muzzie! Love the "new" look of the website! So looking forward to the best event of the summer! The lineup looks fantastic so far! How about the Dirty River Boys to shake things up?! Thanks again for all your hard work!


January 24, 2015

Wow -- Troubadours headlining Friday night!!!! And Wade is back! Campsite booked. We're ready to go!!!


January 23, 2015

2015 Lineup looks great so Far. I think American Aquarium would be a great addition as well


January 22, 2015

OLD 97's & Hayes - PLEASE!!!!


January 22, 2015

It's me again with my band requests! we absolutely have to have Turnpike back they put on the best show! but also would love to see some more favorites to go along with all the great people already there:

Casey Donahew Band
Bart Crow Band
Josh Abbott Band
Jason Boland
Stoney LaRue
Whiskey Meyers
Corb Lund
Ryan Bingham


January 20, 2015

My dream list for 2015 includes Lindi Ortega, The Black Lillies, & Jason Boland & The Stragglers.


January 17, 2015

I would LOVE to have Stoney Larue, Whiskey Myers, and Casey Donahue band!!

LOVED LAST YEAR SO MUCH! I hope Turnpike comes back and Jeff Crosby was so good!


January 16, 2015

Oooooh....It would make our whole trip if Sturgill Simpson were there! :-) This will be our first year attending and we are soooo excited!!


January 16, 2015

After 7 consecutive yrs it's hard to imagine the BBR getting any better and yet it does. I like the suggestions getting rid of water bottles and the waste they generate. Also,the idea of having the year on the BBR t-shirts is great. It's an anchor to the whole experience and bragging rights for untold yrs to come. As for last year, the Troubadours pulled off their 2nd consecutive monster performance, The Departed had their best set since Cody and CCR parted ways. I loved the Black Lillies...invite them back anytime and MMC and Reckless were in full roar. For this year I would echo the suggestions for the Whiskey Sisters, Sturgill Simpson, Jason Boland, Blue Edmundson, and Corb Lund. To those I would add Shovels and Rope, Sara Petite, Old 97's, and Tom Russell. And thank you to the entire Braun Family for creating such a huge slice of Austin, Alt-country, ass kickin' slice of musical pie.

Sharon Forbes

January 15, 2015

2015 will be my second time coming I love last year's I'd love to see Kevin Fowler, Aaron Watson, Cody Johnson,the turnpike troubadour and corb lund

Matt Anderson

January 14, 2015

Sturgill and Casey Donohue Band!

Jessica French

January 5, 2015

2015 will be my 6th BBR in a row... haven't missed a show since I first found out about it. Always the highlight of my summer! For 2015 I would love to see Chris Knight, Wade Bowen and Jason Boland return, can never go wrong with those guys. Lost Immigrants or Josh Abbott Band would be great new additions. I completely agree with previous comments- doing something about the cigarette smoke and expensive water would be fantastic. Thanks for such a great event!


December 30, 2014

It would be awesome if Whiskey Myers could play this year.


December 27, 2014

Sturgil Simpson
Cody canda
Jj walker

Vinny The Shark

December 13, 2014

Vinny's already looking forward to coming back to Challis for his 8th BBR in a row. He would love to see The Dirty River Boys added this year. The crowd would love them. Please bring back Turnpike and RRB as well. Merry Christmas.

May Rippy

December 5, 2014

STURGILL SIMPSON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


December 5, 2014

All the usuals, please! The Departed, RRB, Reckless, Micky, etc. Please bring Wade Bowen back. Midnight River Choir, Turnpike, Ryan Bingham, Jonathan Tyler, Corb again, Slaid Cleaves, Stoney, Roger Creager

Kery and Patsy Secrist

December 4, 2014

Hey Idaho boys! We are hoping to make it to Challis for the 2015 BBR! It will be great to see you again. We sure miss Idaho.


Chris kurilla

November 30, 2014

Hey mussy braun! I need your email adress to get the braun brothers cd''a for my brother for Christmas! And I might send him to your reunion in August! He used to work out there with the state in the forestery division ! Thank u!
Christopher Kurilla

Sydney Salzman

November 21, 2014

I've never had so much fun! Great people, great music, and lots of beer. Definitely coming back every year. You should considering inviting Ryan Bingham, Dolly Shine or Corb Lund!

dan kay

November 8, 2014

hey muzz and boys those 4days about killed me lots of beer music was great as always will be back remember it is not what you listen to - it is what you hear


October 29, 2014

Turnpike needs to close for 2015!!!! Casey Donahew would be a great addition also. I cant wait until next year. BBR was by far the best party of 2014!!

Kristopher Boatman

October 25, 2014

Old 97s & Ryan Bingham would be great additions for 2015!


October 24, 2014

Had a Great Time and a Great show, Already book out place for Next year.
There is so much great Talent, but some I would love to see here in 2015 would be:
Jason Boland
Damn Quails
Ryan Bingham
Ray Wylie Hubbard
Hayes Carl
Van Darien
Zane Williams
Roger Creager
Ray Johnston Band
Dirty River Boys
Dix Hat Band
Shiny Ribs
So many others that are great too, Band of Heathens, Sam Riggs, Whiskey Myers, Mike Ryan, Prophets and Outlaws, Phil Hamilton, to name a few. Love BBR and can't wait till next year


October 24, 2014

The Black Lillies are fabulous! They NEED to return for 2015!


October 22, 2014

This is my Christmas wish list, Chritmas in August! Had a great time at BBR 2013-2014! I won the koozie and tank top this year. thank you to the Braun family for the music and memories. :) Here goes the wish list for 2015....
1. Todd Snider/HWA
2. REK
3. John Prine
4. Lost Immigrants
5. Ryan Bingham
6. Damn Quail
Thank you bringing Cody Canada back for 2015! Can't wait to see what 2015 holds for us.


October 8, 2014

LOVED Turnpike! My vote for Casey Donahew and Rodger Creager!

Annie West

September 20, 2014

This was our first year and it was awesome!!! Loved everyone but I was very fond of the black Lillie's and turnpike troubadours... Absolutely amazing! My great uncle wrote blue grass and country music for many years. He has been gone for some time but would have loved to hear this event. Thank you for a wonderful memory and an awesome time. :)


August 25, 2014

You guys put on a wonderful show this year! We camped at the fishing hole again, 3rd year there and it was great! Music wise I loved Turnpike, RK and Randy Rogers. I would love to see Stoney, Bleu Edmondson, Hubbard and Roger Creager. As for suggestions I agree a complimentary water system of some sort would be great and would allow people to stay hydrated with less waste. I would like to see a smoking section away from the stage or banned all together. I would also recommend a possibly BBR shirt or commemorative item for the year so people can start marking every year they attend. The merchandise prices seemed very high. I would appreciate a lower price on some items considering everyone at the festival has already paid a large ticket price to get in the doors. It would bring more sales, more advertisement and more listeners in return. 2 shirts sold for $30 is worth more than 1 shirt sold for $30 because its seen by potentially 2x the people. Thanks to all the families hard work and commitment to the festival !


August 24, 2014

Thank you for putting on such a wonderful festival!! It was more than worth the trip from NY state! All of the artists were terrific! Turnpike and Hayes definitely stole the show! It was my first BBR and I am most certainly returning next year! all the best!


August 20, 2014

Great show Muzzie!! I liked Turnpike the best they were lots of fun. I did miss Dale Watson though, maybe next year?
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