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“Amazing Performance ”
Review of The Haygoods

The Haygoods
Ranked #3 of 174 things to do in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 26th SMASH HIT SEASON! Celebrating 25 Years of Legendary Family Entertainment! Experienced by over 6 Million People! World Class Production and Special Effects! 5 Brothers and 1 Sister performing on 20+ Instruments! BRANSON'S MOST POPULAR SHOW!! CALL EARLY! THE HAYGOODS SELL OUT FAST The Haygoods are Modern Family Entertainment at its BEST! This group of six siblings, (5 brothers and 1 sister), bring an all-new show to the Branson stage every year. Stunning visual effects and a state of the art stage presentation are the backdrop to an amazing array of musical styles, performed with more energy and excitement than anything you have ever experienced! The hits of today's Country, Rock, and Pop artists along with the music of the last 5 decades, are showcased in an electrifying ride of song, rhythm, and sound that you won't soon forget! Fans of all ages will LOVE The Haygoods and their music!
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Branson for many years and can not believe we missed coming to this amazing show. What a talented family. The instruments played and the vocals were some of the best we’ve seen. We will definitely come back again and will bring the rest of our family.

Way to go Haywoods’!!!

Thank wimmar227
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the show! Good family entertainment! The harp playing was beautiful especially when four of them started playing it.

Thank ken1gordon
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The show was professional and polished—a little too polished. This family is definitely talented, and the music was fun and diverse. The light show was impressive, but I got the feeling that a lot of it was purposely distracting from the performers, who lacked energy—probably because they were lip syncing and not playing their instruments half the time.

The end of the show employed a blatant tactic to force a standing ovation, by paying tribute to US veterans with a few seconds of the National Anthem. It’s not necessary to stand for the anthem, but most people don’t know that, so people started standing up. Far be it from me to remain sitting when a Midwest crowd stands to show their patriotism. I didn’t want to be beaten up in the parking lot after being taken for a commie. So I gave a standing ovation along with the rest of the crowd. At least it got people moving out of the building faster.

We were entertained, and it wasn’t a waste of two hours, but we’ll probably pick something else next time.

1  Thank LmDalton
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AmericanaManagement, General Manager at The Haygoods, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Sir, we don't lip sync anything anything and all instruments are played live as
they have been for 26 years and 7,500 shows for 6.5 million people worldwide.
This is the first review in the 26 year history of the show that has ever said anything like this.
We have a very good soundman who knows how to make everything smooth and sounding great.
We give everything we have and 100% energy. Every. Single. Time.
It appears your perception of the show was very affected by your disapproval of Midwest crowds standing for the National Anthem. People want to stand, they choose to stand, and they want us to honor our Veterans
at the end of every show. They specifically request this. If you choose to label folks Patriotism as a "tactic to force a standing ovation" so be it. There was a standing ovation the song before the ending Sir, but you forgot to mention that in your review. Even if in jest, talking about getting beat up in a parking lot, and insulting Midwest folks saying they would "take you for a commie" is highly inappropriate.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

One of the best family shows I have ever seen. Great for all ages, a variety of music. Impressive light show. Non stop action. Very talented family, true respect for our country, God and veterans.

Thank Anita M
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our 2 kids aged 11 and 13 to see The Haygoods. We all absolutely loved it! They are an amazingly talented family with tons of energy and enthusiasm. After the show they signed autographs, took pictures, and spent a good amount of time asking us where we were from, what plans we had for vacation and gave a few recommendations for what else we could do while visiting. Their show is entertaining for all ages. I’m excited to listen to their cds I purchased!

Thank Christina W
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