Home of Live at Billy Bob's Texas

Since 1999, Live at Billy Bob’s Texas has been capturing the electrifying energy and unforgettable performances that make Billy Bob’s Texas the world’s largest honky tonk. This acclaimed music series has compiled powerful performances featuring hits from legendary country music artists like Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Eddy Raven, Gary Stewart, Asleep at the Wheel, Janie Fricke, and many more.

In addition to these country music icons, Live at Billy Bob’s Texas has also showcased the talents of over a dozen singer-songwriters from the Texas and Red Dirt Music scene, including Stoney LaRue, Kevin Fowler, Randy Rogers Band, and even the popular Fort Worth Rock Band, The Toadies.

With over 50 artists represented on the Live at Billy Bob’s Texas label, this collection serves as a veritable treasure trove of country music history, capturing the essence of both legendary artists and rising stars from the Texas and Red Dirt Music scene.

Whether you’re a seasoned country music enthusiast or simply seeking an introduction to this vibrant genre, Live at Billy Bob’s Texas offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the heart and soul of country music. So put on your boots, grab your cowboy hat, and crank up the volume, because Live at Billy Bob’s Texas is ready to take you on a honky-tonkin’ journey you’ll never forget.

Empowering Independent Artists

Since 2004, Smith Entertainment has been a driving force in the Texas music scene, tirelessly supporting and promoting independent artists from across the state and beyond. Our unwavering commitment to fostering a vibrant and inclusive musical landscape has earned us a reputation as a trusted partner for aspiring musicians seeking to elevate their careers.

At the heart of our mission lies a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by independent artists. We recognize the unwavering dedication, creativity, and perseverance it takes to navigate the complexities of the music industry. That’s why we’ve gone above and beyond to provide our artists with the resources and support they need to thrive.

One of our key strengths lies in our ability to secure major label services for independent artists. Through our direct vendor IDs, we’ve forged strong relationships with Digital Service Providers, enabling us to connect our artists with the opportunities and exposure they need to reach a wider audience.

Over the years, we’ve proudly witnessed the success of countless artists who have graced our stages and benefited from our guidance. We take pride in playing a pivotal role in their journeys, empowering them to pursue their musical passions and achieve their dreams.

Embracing The Digital Age is the comprehensive online hub for aspiring musicians, established artists, and music enthusiasts alike. As the online home of Smith Music Group, the platform caters to a wide range of musical needs, offering a diverse array of services and resources to empower individuals and organizations in the music industry.

At the heart of lies its dedication to supporting independent artists and labels in achieving their musical aspirations. The company provides a comprehensive suite of music distribution services, ensuring that artists’ music reaches a global audience. Additionally, offers royalty collection services, meticulously tracking and collecting royalties from around the world. extends its support to artists through its record label, Smith Music Group. The label fosters a diverse roster of talented artists across various genres, providing them with the necessary resources, promotion, and support to excel in the music industry.

Professional Publishing Administration

Rick Smith Publishing, a cornerstone of Smith Music Group, stands as a trusted partner for independent artists, providing a comprehensive suite of publishing administration services designed to safeguard their creative works and maximize their earning potential. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to empowering artists to focus on their craft while we navigate the intricacies of music publishing.

We recognize that independent artists face unique challenges in managing their publishing rights. Our services are meticulously tailored to address these challenges, offering comprehensive support in copyright registration, royalty collection, licensing, song registration, and artist representation. We take pride in our unwavering commitment to protecting artists’ copyrights and ensuring they receive their rightful compensation.

Rick Smith Publishing goes beyond mere service provision; we view ourselves as an integral part of our artists’ success stories. We strive to forge strong, collaborative partnerships with our artists, working closely with them to identify and pursue revenue-generating opportunities. Our dedication to maximizing artist revenue is unwavering, and we employ a range of strategies to ensure that artists reap the full rewards of their creative endeavors.

Bringing Music Legends to Life

Smith Music Productions is a producer of events with a rich history of creating unforgettable musical experiences. We’ve produced some of the most iconic festivals in Texas, including Willie Nelson’s Picnic, Cross Canadian Ragweed Red Dirt Roundup, Hank Williams Jr and Randy Rogers Band Stockyard Stampede. Our passion for music and our commitment to excellence have made us a trusted partner for artists and fans alike.

We’ve proudly produced over 10 festivals, all held at the iconic Fort Worth Stockyards Back Forty. Our events have attracted over 30,000 fans, showcasing the biggest names in country music. We’re dedicated to providing our clients with an unparalleled level of service, ensuring that every festival we produce is a resounding success.