Nestled in the natural Ozark Mountains is the live music capital of the world. Here people can come and be entertained by some of the top performing artists in the country. From the youngest member of the family to the oldest, everyone is sure to be pleased with the world-class entertainment that the variety of shows at the 52 live performance theaters has to offer. This fantastic place is Branson, Missouri – America’s #1 Family Destination!

Prince IvanWhile in Branson, a person will want to visit and take in the shows at the Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater located at 1600 W 76 Country Boulevard. According to the theater’s official website, “At just 970 seats, there’s not a bad seat in the house. Great sight lines and spectacular projection screens create a live theater experience that is beyond compare!”

One of the outstanding shows at the Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater that is a must see is the new music sensation known as Prince Ivan. Described as “a breath of fresh musical air,” Prince Ivan consists of brothers Brydon and Garon Brett and their good friend Aaron Ellsworth. Those who are familiar with the Branson music scene will quickly recognize Brydon and Garon as two of the members of the ever famous Brett Family. The three returned missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have embarked on a new mission – to show the world that it is possible to create chart-topping music with clean lyrics and messages. This incredible group also writes, produces, and performs their original tunes.

Prince Ivan - Sunday ShoesNow in their second season, Prince Ivan has managed to capture the attention of audiences wherever they play with shows that always leave their fans asking for more. Their official website states, “In a creative culture crying out for vision and sonic originality, Prince Ivan cuts through the noise with boldness, energy and a unique Top 40 sound that is progressive, current and throwback all at the same time.” Their debut EP released in July 2015 features the singles “Lean and Sway” and “Stay with Me.” Other songs on the EP include “Love Beat,” “Dance Pants,” “Unknown,” and “Red Hearts.” The EP is available for download on iTunes and for streaming on Spotify.

Upon the release of their EP, Branson Tri-Lake reported, “The Prince Ivan originals are as good, if not better than anything on the radio today. Plus, the live stage shows the group has put together is second-to-none.” Prince Ivan’s official website further states, “Live on stage, Prince Ivan is captivating and engaging, inviting you into a world where love, joy, and unity reign—where all fears and worries can be left behind.”

Put your dance pants on and get ready for the unique sound that is Prince Ivan in this week’s video post of the group performing “Sunday Shoes.”


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