Show Emcee, Vocals, Guitar and Fiddle
Barb is a gifted producer, instrumentalist, and vocalist, who also leads the kitchen operation for the Lazy B. Her roots in Colorado run deep as she performed in the Barleen Family Country Music Show that originated in Estes Park in 1979 and that operated here until 2014. You’re going to love Barbara’s versatility and her rendition of ‘Colorado’, an all-time guest favorite at the Lazy B. Over the winter, Barb can be found performing with her twin sister, Brenda, at the Barleens Dinner Show in Apache Junction, AZ.
Musical Director, Piano, and Vocalist
As soon as Jeff graduated from high school in St. Cloud, Minnesota, he was off showcasing his keyboard talents, touring with a variety of bands. Eventually, he landed in Branson, MO where he built an impressive reputation as the musical director for Bobby Vinton and Ray Stevens. Jeff has also performed with Fabian, Brian Hyland, Ben E King, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers and many more. In 2015, he was nominated in the Branson Terry Music Awards as Keyboard Player of the Year.
Michael J is an impersonator as well as a renown vocalist with one of the world’s largest vocal ranges. From singing with the Denver Symphony Orchestra to performing with George Strait’s band, Michael’s vast career includes opening for Tommy Rowe, Marty Haggard and even Nadine from Larry’s Country Diner, just to name a few. Fresh from Branson’s 2014 Comedy Show of the Year, Barney Fife Fully Loaded Comedy Tribute, he’ll get you laughing as he impersonates Don Knotts as Barney Fife’s cowboy cousin, Tan Bart. Michael brings down the house with both laughter and song every night. His version of ‘Ghost Riders in the Sky’ will connect you to the old west like never before!!
Guitar, Vocalist, Champion Yodeler
A Montana born cowboy now living in Estes Park, Colorado. Vic is a singer, songwriter and all around western entertainer. Two time Western Music Association yodeling champion and finalist for the Will Rogers Yodeling Award with the Academy of Western Artists. Vic is also a “world class melodic whistler”, listed among the top twenty whistlers world-wide where he receives many platitudes for his whistling. Off the stage Vic can be found teaching rope tricks to future wranglers and telling great stories about the history of our surroundings at the Elkhorn Lodge.
Marvelous Marvin Short
Bass, Guitar, Saxophone, Vocals
Marvelous Marvin is a multiple award winning rock/blues saxophone player and vocal stylist, who is widely considered to be one of the best sax players in the world. A three-time winner of Branson, Missouri’s coveted Best Performer of the Year, Marvin has been bringing his unique brand of 50s, 60s and 70s hits to audiences for more than 20 years. With his signature pompadour and mischievous stage antics, this Branson, Missouri Hall of Famer has an infectious style that always gets crowds pumped up!
Josiah plays the fiddle, the guitar, and the mandolin, and still finds time to be a student at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has been playing fiddle for 10 years and has played in Chuckwagon shows, Bluegrass bands, and various Country/Western Bands. He comes from a long line of musicians on both sides of his family and spends his free time connecting and playing with them. Some of his biggest musical achievements include 1st Place Colorado State Young Adult fiddle champion, and 3rd Place in the Young Adult division at the National Old Time Fiddlers Contest.
Quentin & Roxanne Wedan
Owners, Lazy B Chuckwagon & Show
The Lazy B is a family owned business where three generations living in Colorado are all contributing to help revive this unique, western, summertime tradition in Estes Park.
Quentin grew up in Estes Park and worked for Tom Justin at the original Lazy B for over ten years. Rumor has it, he even knows the secret ingredient to the original BBQ sauce. He used the money he earned each summer to pay his way through college at CU in Boulder, where he met his wife Roxanne. They have been married over 20 years and continue to call Colorado home. Their son Grant is a proud Maverick at Mead High School near Longmont.