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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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Caitlin

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.

KPS

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

Rocker@Heart

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!

Casey

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

Kelli

October 24, 2014

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

Daniidaho

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.

Tami

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. :)

A.P.

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 !

Tara

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!

ROBERT

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?

Matt Rasmussen

August 19, 2014

2014 was awesome! Each day was enjoyable. Personal favorite this year was Hayes Carll! Thanks for all of the hard work and commitment it takes to put on this festival.

Reta Hudlow

August 18, 2014

My favorite part of the summer is coming to the BBR! Loved all of the music.
Would love to see Ryan Bingham, Junior Brown, Gourds, Stoney LaRue, or Whiskey Sisters next year but you could have the same lineup as this year and I'd still be happy.

One huge change I'd like to see is drinking water availability. It would be great to get a BBR water bottle with our tickets and then have a big water tank available for refills. I have no problem buying beer but like most of us we don't want to spend our beer $ on water. It would also be less trash and less painful hangovers!

Thanks for putting on the best fest in the west!

Lindsay Pratt

August 18, 2014

Was the best year I have had yet!! Turnpike is my favorite band and they didn't let me down! They put on an amazing show as did everyone else! Would love to see Bart Crow Band next year and I know he'd love to be there! Can't wait for next year we are already planning!

JENNI LAKE Tahlequah OK

August 15, 2014

The show this year was excellent, thank you Muzzie.. Turnpike Troubadours was my favorite, but Iam a little bias being from OK and all.. Turnkipe, RK, Mickey, CC and many others will be in Tahlequah OK Sept 11th thru the 13th so all you rowdy Idahoans should join us!!!!!!IT WILL BE A BLAST

Marlene Preston

August 15, 2014

Do you have dates for 2015? I need at least 3 months notice for work schedule? I just heard about this event and am thinking of going. Any information would be great!

LEXI

August 14, 2014

What a great show, well worth the long drive from CA. Iam so glad we decided to go Thursday night TURNPIKE and MICKEY killed it. Even the rain Friday night was refreshing, thanks again see ya next year!

Kelli

August 14, 2014

Another amazing show! Thank you for having the Turnpike Troubadours back again this year!!! One suggestion I'd like to make is that I think smoking should be banned at the golf course during the event. For the safety of everyone as well as keeping the place clean, I think we'd all breathe easier if we didn't have to inhale all of the cigarette smoke. The cigarette butts all over the beautiful grass is a pity to see.

STEVE

August 13, 2014

What a great show!!! Turnpike Troubadours rocked the house.... Hopefully next year they can close friday night so everybody can see them. Again awesome show Muzzy and the crew!!!

Mike

August 12, 2014

Great times. Great People. Great Music. My fifth year and on my calendar for next year. Thanks for the memories.

Paul

August 11, 2014

First time visitor to the reunion this year. Start to finish a great show, with great talent in a great Idaho setting. Coming back for more next year!

Bob Stohner

August 10, 2014

Joann and Muzzie, man did you folks out do yourselves! What a fantastic music festival, Melanie and I had a blast. It was our first BBR, but will certainly not be our last. We've already got August 13-15, 2015 on our calendar. Thanks for 3 days of great music!

Jeff Mcniel

August 10, 2014

It was worth every mile to get thier from California

Scott Marshall

August 6, 2014

This will be my 2nd visit in a row. I look forward to this being even more fun then last years reunion festival.

Mark Pulliam and Loree England

August 5, 2014

So excited. Can't wait!

KRR

August 5, 2014

What is the address to the venue? Thanks!

Dave Rogers

August 4, 2014

Finally! I get to attend this years' festivities! This is gonna be great!

Carly Jivelekas

August 1, 2014

I CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!!!! Just bought passes and we are so excited! line up looks awesome! Just saw Jeff Crosby in Stanley last weekend, stoked to see them again along with the rest of the amazing talent!

Susan & Frank Pugliano

July 31, 2014

Coming in from Houston - Can't wait...

CassDaddy

July 17, 2014

Radney, Rodney, Chris, Hayes, Reckless, and Micky? This Duck is in!

Elizabeth

July 16, 2014

BBR has become a tradition! Looking forward to 3 days in Challis!

Clarke

July 15, 2014

Muzzie,

Any chance to still get in the Muzzball Golf tournament this year?

Lori Royal

June 25, 2014

Can't wait!! Got our tickets and ready to have a great time.

Wendi Phelps

June 3, 2014

I missed last year - the first time in 7 years - and swear I will never miss another BBR again! It is the highlight of my summer and I am counting down the daze....... Bringin a virgin BBR attendee with me this year! Wahoo! Oh, and we'll be hooking up with Those Damn Oregon Ducks again! GO BRONCOS!

dan kay

June 2, 2014

muzz i can not wait to get back

Those Darn Oregon Ducks...

May 22, 2014

7th year for BBR. 1st year we bought a local English bulldog up in gods country. Some folks who not familiar with the lineup should just stay home... I keep faith Robert Earl Keen, Asleep at the Wheel, Ray Wylie Hubbard may grace us with their presence again one of these years... yet killer lineup all 3 days! We've never acquired "reserved" camping>>>the neighbors are some wonderful folks to let the Oregon flag fly. It may be hot, it may hail nickels, Idaho might be burning down, wouldn't miss it for nothing..

Vinny The Shark

May 19, 2014

This will be Vinny and Becki's 7th BBR in a row. Looking forward to it, once again. For those of you wanting to see The Dirty River Boys, they'll be at the Rod & Gun Club in Stanley, August 6th, the day before BBR starts. You know Vinny will be there. You should be too.

Valerie cooper

May 19, 2014

This will be our 1st BBR. We've tried for years to go and this year it will finally work.
We are not sure of the camping situation. Is there still camping available? Someone mentioned the fish pond?? We would appreciate any information.
Thanks .... we are extremly excited for this years lineup.

Molly C

May 16, 2014

Less than 3 Months to go! We can't wait for another awesome BBR!

Cathy

May 15, 2014

Hey, Muzz,

Is the Muzz Ball Golf Tourn a go again in 2014? Good time!

Cm

muzzie

May 8, 2014

Lodging is tough to get in Challis during the BBR. Since you are going on to Yellowstone, I'd suggest trying the Bear bottom in Mackay 60 miles to the south east from Challis. their # is 208-588-2483 or the Wagon Wheel Motel in Mackay. Or plan on camping...lots of great camping in the area.

KRR

May 7, 2014

We are looking for a place for 4 people to stay Saturday night of the BBR. I've tried everywhere. We are traveling from Texas and heading to Yellowstone before coming to Idaho. Any suggestions? I have called everywhere in Challis I think :(

Shmell

April 28, 2014

Turnpike & Randy Rogers YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cant wait for another great BBR!

Dan & Kittrick Kauffman

April 26, 2014

We have guests traveling from Minnesota and Boise,Idaho for the fabulous concert. We are hoping to reserve a spot for a camper and possibly put a tent on the spot too. We are NEW to the reunion however the guest from Minnesota is a huge fan of the Braun Brothers and is finally coming to visit us in Salmon,Idaho for the Reunion Festival so we want to be sure to have a great spot to rest our head! Looking forward to the amazing music with friends, new friends and family.

Jessica French

April 17, 2014

Can hardly believe how good this year's lineup is! Thursday night is going to be epic....I've wanted to see Chris Knight for years, and Turnpike was probably the highlight of 2013 BBR for me. This will be my 5th year, but I have to say I'm completely heartbroken to not see Wade Bowen on the lineup like usual! Any hope he'll be a late addition? Those of you who don't already know the music of Radney Foster, Rodney Crowell, etc. are truly missing out! Look em up... 2014 BBR is gonna be a blast.

drayton hollingsworth

April 5, 2014

hello BBR, looking forward to another year with a great lineup. plan to make lots of friends sharing sweet corn with all. yours truly from down valley

Swa

March 29, 2014

Wow! great roster this year. For those who are disappointed, ignorance is Not bliss... The BBR is!!! Chris Knight, Rodney Crowell, and Radney Foster are Legends! can't wait to see Hayes with his band! Keep up the good work Muzzie and JoAnn!

carol

March 29, 2014

I have to agree with Jim...I was so surprised to read that some were disappointed with the 2014 artists--this is a stellar group! To continue...The Greencards played BBR in 2011 and one of their members, Kym Warner, played with RK to help out last year when Cody was sick; Jeff Crosby's band played in 2012 as I recall; of course, Hayes has played BBR before--I think in 2010; Rodney Crowell was on the BBR lineup in 2011. The only somewhat unfamiliar band might be The Black Lillies, but I have seen them several times and they are very talented--check out their website, YouTube videos, etc. They are a great fit, and this goes without saying because Muzzie and JoAnn know their stuff! See you in August!

Jim F

March 25, 2014

Seriously? This line up is amazing. Maybe the strongest BBR yet. Chris Knight will blow people away (listen to anything on "Pretty Good Guy", "Little Victories," "Enough Rope" -- hell, anything he's done). Radney Foster is a legend and one of the alltime great songwriters ("Another Way to Go" -- what an amazing record - oh, and check the co-writing and production credits on your Randy Rogers records). Does anyone not know Rodney Crowell? Jay Farrar is responsible for a half dozen of the greatest alt-country albums ever made, both with Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo (Son Volt's "Trace" is in my top 10 all time list). I encourage you to do some digging. You won't be disappointed. This year is going to be huge!!!

oregon monty

March 25, 2014

love the line up. 9 th year look forward to bbr all year

Sammy Young

March 24, 2014

I agree Idaho Bill!! There are so many great artists out there and not many are on the list. We obviously got the greats-- RK, MMC, The Departed, RRB, but really!!!! Who are the rest of these people? Super dissapointed , this would have been our 6th year in a row too

Idaho-bill

March 23, 2014

Wow!!! Terrible lineup this year....who are these people!!!

Dawna Littler

March 13, 2014

Had a wonderful time 2013 can hardly wait for this year, Braun's the BEST!!!d

Tom T.

March 11, 2014

The entire line-up was posted here for a few days before they took it down and opted for the suspense mode (which is just fine with me). It's a really strong line up this year (e.g. bands who have headlined in years past not even headlining this year, given the depth). Can't wait!!!

Pamela from Salmon, ID

March 10, 2014

Let's get EXCITED about this year! I know we all are, us Salmonites! How's about a cordial invite to Elizabeth Cook, John Prine & Todd Snider, what a line-up! I know Elizabeth don't like to camp much, but we may her a place for her to stay if she'll come to Challis! Can't wait to hear the music this year...been to all of the reunions!!! Peace, Word up & love to Mama & Papa!

Idaho Girl

March 7, 2014

Hayes Carll would be an Amazing headliner for Friday night! Can't wait!!!

The Virginia Girls...Judy and Lori

March 7, 2014

YIPPPPEEEE!!! Need Cody C., Stoney, Wade, and Dirty River Boys!!!! Our first BBR....CANNOT wait till August!!!!

May Rippy

March 3, 2014

TODD SNIDER TODD SNIDER TODD SNIDER TODD SNIDER!!!!!

Kyle

February 27, 2014

This will be my first time at the BBR. I'll be flying in from Alaska. Hope they add Hard Woking Americans, Stoney Larue, Departed and/or William Clark Green. Either way, the first night is going to be worth the trip.

GS

February 27, 2014

Keep trying them Rick. reserve a dry camp spot and get on waiting list for RV park with hookups. I was 12th in line a few years ago and they called me with a spot at full hookup spots.

Heidi Hawkey

February 26, 2014

So excited to finally get to attend this years reunion!!

Jim F

February 24, 2014

@ Rick: Golf Course reservations opened January 15. They can be a little tricky to get a hold of, but are good folks. Keep trying. The part of the park with hook ups goes immediately, but the dry camp is pretty large. Good luck - might still be space. You will want to spend a lot of time in this area. We keep making our trip longer -- 2 weeks this year, and even that isn't enough,

Rick Priest

February 24, 2014

I'm 64 years young and retiring Aug 1st 2014. My inaugural event will be BBR. I've wanted to go for the last 6-7 years. Due to me living on the other side of St Louis, I have not made it YET. My plans are to pull up roots here in Illinois and go full-time RV'ing. So much of this beautiful USA that I want to see. Turnpike Troubadours are here in St Louis this Thursday 2/27/14. Reckless and Band of Heathens 3/30/14. Plenty to tide me over 'till August. Tried contacting the golf course about reservations. No reply yet. Maybe too early? I'd put a deposit down now. I'll volunteer for tear down and clean up. I'm staying at least a week after the event to wind down and soak in the area. Then off to Oklahoma for Medicine Stone.
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Swa

February 21, 2014

Awesome Thursday night line-up!!! Lookin' forward to this one for sure!!!!

Robin

February 21, 2014

I can't wait to see the rest of the lineup! I would love to see Jason Eady and Courtney Patton, along with Randy Rogers Band and Wade Bowen.

Michael Trent

February 13, 2014

I was introduced to Muzzy and his Boys music in 1991 while on a wildland firefighting assignment and I was sold on the unique sound and lyrics that could transport me to a greater place in time. I have turned many of my western music lovin friends on to the Muzzy's true western sound. Thanks for the natural high you and your family have given me and mine. I can't wait til I retire in a few years to make the journey to the rendezvous. Would love to come sooner but there will be demanding fire seasons until that time. Thanks from an old warn-out firefighter.

Jesse madden

February 13, 2014

Super excited!! What a first nights lineup!! I've been hoping all year that Turnpike would make it back. Can't wait till August.

Merl

February 13, 2014

Hayes Carl & The Old 97's - cheers!

Kim Phillips

February 13, 2014

Come you know what or high water, I'll be there this year! Thanks for putting on such a great time for all of us!

Daniidaho

February 13, 2014

Chris Knight!!! Awesome! Can't wait to see the rest. Vacation approved and can't wait to get to Challis. Fingers crossed for Ryan Bingham, Cody Canada, Pinto & Fmc, Hard Working Americans, Neckid Rednecks, REK, and John Prine. I know I am having fun regardless.

MMK

February 13, 2014

Lincolon Durham, please!

Jim F

February 13, 2014

Wow -- Chris Knight and the Troubadours??? That, alone, will make the weekend worth the money and the trip. Amazing!!! Can't wait to see what else is in store.

zduxgo

February 13, 2014

Yipee ki ay, what a Thursday night. A little Kentucky Hill music with Chris Knight...oughta set the stage for some rock 'em sock 'em country from the Troubadours. They pretty well brought the house down last year. Polish off the night with MMC and you've got an opening night to write home to mom about. Thanks for continuing a great tradition and if you have any openings left here's a few suggestions: from the past, Hayes Carll, Two Tons of Steel, Jason Boland, and Sons of Bill to name a few and some once and future greats, The Whiskey Sisters, Sara Petite, Marshall Chapman, Greg Trooper

Kathy

February 13, 2014

Chris Knight!!! :)

Tami

February 13, 2014

Casey Donahew!!!! Please :)

Kurt "EWOK" Swa

February 8, 2014

come on Muzzy clue us in the suspense is killin me!!! Lookin foreward to 2014 #9

Matt A

January 29, 2014

I loved Corb Lund in 13 how ever heard of martin zellar and hardaways or gear daddies. think they would fit at renuion

JF

January 28, 2014

Pinto Bennet in any form -- solo, guest, Motel Cowboys -- it doesn't matter. Had the privilege of seeing him play with Reckless on the "Somewhere in Time" tour. Amazing.

Got my campsite reserved -- the whole family is looking forward to BBR #3.

Shea Bennett

January 27, 2014

Bring back Turnpike and Dale Watson! I also loved Todd Snider, Wade Bowen and RRB. Artists I would love to see this year are the Dirty River Boys, Cadillac 3, Stoney LaRue and Whiskey Meyers.

Tony

January 26, 2014

Just heard a cut from a band called the Eli Young Band. It was great, has anyone heard them. Sounds like a BBR band. Will be there again for our 7th in a row. I would love to see Damn Quails and Sons of Bill again.

Jamie Jones

January 23, 2014

Definitely Turnpike!!!!!

Tony

January 22, 2014

I would love to see Turnpike, Jason Eady and Hayes Carll up there this year!

dirty dan

January 18, 2014

Great time last year. Would like to see: Turnpike Troubadors, Corb Lund, William Clark Green, Uncle Lucious, Thieving Birds, Whiskey Meyer, Hayes Carll, Rodney Hayden, Dale Watson, Josh Grider, Dirty River Boys.

And of course all the Brauns and ther bands.

Thanks for a great time; see ya in August.

Jen from Utah

January 17, 2014

Looks like we have a couple of spammers here. (Yeah I'm talking to you japanvpn and lovesunshinelo... Get lost) I second the Famous Motel Cowboys assuming ol Pinto is up to it then.. Their new cd is great!

sanisabella

January 17, 2014

Would love to see Pinto and the Motel Cowboys this hear. How bout Charlie Robison?

Steelhead kid

January 16, 2014

Turnpike troubadours again for sure a must have!!!!
Add Whiskey Myers and what makes an awesome event that much more EPIC!!!!

RCH

January 14, 2014

Zane Williams is killing it right now!

Jason Eady and Courtney Patton would be a nice little duo as well.

Legend: Ray Wylie Hubbard!

Alyssa

January 13, 2014

BBR 2013 was amazing!!!! I just got back from Steamboat Music Fest, and would love to see Dirty River Boys, American Aquarium, Whiskey Myers and The Cadillac Three added to the BBR! They rocked....and Bri Bagwell was pretty amazing also!! Cant wait for BBR 2014!!!

Cody

January 10, 2014

Dirty River Boys
Whiskey Myers
Cadillac 3
three of the best live bands ive seen at musicfest

Kelli

January 10, 2014

I'd love to see Lee Ann Womack at this year's BBR!

MANtana

January 8, 2014

Still have dreams about
BBR 2013! First time
Attending, instant tradition. Hell of a weekend. So much great talent. Really would love to see Turnpike back next year. I'll be making my way back to Challis for years to come.

IdahoGirl

January 8, 2014

SO looking forward to August already!! Just had to throw out a few that we would LOVE to see up there this year:
Turnpike Troubadors (again)
Jason Eady (he was amazing in 2012)
Josh Abbott Band
William Clark Green
Casey Donahew Band
Thanks so much for all you do to keep us entertained!

Char

January 5, 2014

Thanks for the great end to 2013 and looking forward to the wonders of 2014 -- and the BBR with the usual suspects!!

Hugh Rae

January 4, 2014

Wish list:
Cory morrow
Turnpike Troubadour
RRB
Jeremiah James
Jason Boland
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