• Disneyland to retire Billy Hill and the Hillbillies after more than 20 years in the park

    Disney just announced that after more than twenty years of performing at the Disneyland Resort, Billy Hill and the Hillbillies are set to retire January 6, 2014. Recently, the Hillbillies have been performing outside in the Big Thunder Ranch Festival Arena during seasonal events after a long stint inside the Golden Horseshoe.

    This news is still a surprise, but with the recent canceling of the popular Minnie's Fly Girls, it seemed only a matter time before another beloved entertainment option was cut around the Resort.

    Full posting from the DPB below...

    Disneyland Park to Retire Billy Hill and the Hillbillies Act January 6

    Longtime Disneyland guest favorite Billy Hill and the Hillbillies are getting ready to begin their final seasonal holiday performances at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree this Friday. At the end of this special holiday run, their final day of performances at Disneyland park will be January 6, 2014.

    Billy Hill and the Hillbillies have been entertaining guests at Disneyland park for more than 20 years and join a legacy of live entertainers that have performed in the park throughout its 58-year history. Future plans for Big Ranch Thunder Jamboree are to feature a variety of entertainment offerings during our many seasonal and special celebrations.
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