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Matt Gumm

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Matt Gumm with all your Branson Country USA favorites!

Branson Country USA Podcasts

This week we welcome funny man, Matt Gumm! Matt Gumm literally grew up around variety shows at Lake of the Ozarks, so at the age of 30, he takes to the stage like a seasoned pro. Of course, growing up with Thom "Gabby" Gumm as your dad & mentor didn't hurt. In fact, he learned so well, Matt was added to the Main Street Opry act at the age of seven. Long before that, though, he seemed to know what he was going to do with his life. His mom Sandy will tell you that he spent everyday up on his bed, with a make-shift curtain that hung from the ceiling, with wigs and props doing his "show". It was in these very early years that a family friend thought it would be "funny" to buy Matt a toy set of drums. Well, the joke was on him, because Matt started playing those things and he was a natural! All that practice may have been painful at times for the family, but it definitely paid off. While in High School, Matt was the only student chosen out of his class to attend the Missouri Fine Arts Academy because he excelled in Music, Art & Drama. Fresh out of high school, Matt spent 5 years developing his own reputation as a gifted comedian and musician on the stage of the long-running Lee Mace's Ozark Opry in Osage Beach, Missouri. Once again, his family ties drew him back to work along side his dad and mom at the Main Street Opry in Osage Beach. There he honed not only his comedy skills with his dad, but he came into his own with his impersonations. He's brought the house down with his take on such artists as Garth Brooks, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Tony Bennett, Rod Stewart & Sammy Davis, Jr., just to mention a few. Clay Cooper caught his act and knew he wanted to be the first to introduce Matt to Branson. Currently, he is the craziest addition to Clay Cooper's Country Express where you can experience Matt's family friendly, high-energy fun, visual humor, and surprising abilities on some unusual instruments. When he's not performing, he enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, daughter Norah Sue, and son Nash. You don't want to miss Clay Cooper and his Live Band, 10 Dancers, vocal trio Third Power, and comedian Matt! He also features outstanding youth entertainers Colton & Caden Cooper! This high-energy show is filled with singing, dancing, comedy, 24 entertainers on stage, great visual effects, and a variety of music - old and new country, rock, current hits, gospel, and patriotic! Clay shares the stage with his cast members in a high energy, country music variety show guaranteed to make you tap your toes, stomp your feet, and even let out a holler or two! For more information call 417-332-2529 or visit ClayCooper.com.

49mins

10 Apr 2021

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Matt Gumm and all your Branson Country USA favorites!

Branson Country USA Podcasts

This week we welcome, from Clay Cooper’s Country Express, Matt Gumm!Matt Gumm literally grew up around variety shows at Lake of the Ozarks, so at the age of 30, he takes to the stage like a seasoned pro. Of course, growing up with Thom "Gabby" Gumm as your dad & mentor didn't hurt. In fact, he learned so well, Matt was added to the Main Street Opry act at the age of seven. Long before that, though, he seemed to know what he was going to do with his life. His mom Sandy will tell you that he spent everyday up on his bed, with a make-shift curtain that hung from the ceiling, with wigs and props doing his "show". It was in these very early years that a family friend thought it would be "funny" to buy Matt a toy set of drums. Well, the joke was on him, because Matt started playing those things and he was a natural! All that practice may have been painful at times for the family, but it definitely paid off. While in High School, Matt was the only student chosen out of his class to attend the Missouri Fine Arts Academy because he excelled in Music, Art & Drama. Fresh out of high school, Matt spent 5 years developing his own reputation as a gifted comedian and musician on the stage of the long-running Lee Mace's Ozark Opry in Osage Beach, Missouri. Once again, his family ties drew him back to work along side his dad and mom at the Main Street Opry in Osage Beach. There he honed not only his comedy skills with his dad, but he came into his own with his impersonations. He's brought the house down with his take on such artists as Garth Brooks, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Tony Bennett, Rod Stewart & Sammy Davis, Jr., just to mention a few. Clay Cooper caught his act and knew he wanted to be the first to introduce Matt to Branson. Currently, he is the craziest addition to Clay Cooper's Country Express where you can experience Matt's family friendly, high-energy fun, visual humor, and surprising abilities on some unusual instruments. When he's not performing, he enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, daughter Norah Sue, and son Nash. You don't want to miss Clay Cooper and his Live Band, 10 Dancers, vocal trio Third Power, and comedian Matt! He also features outstanding youth entertainers Colton & Caden Cooper! This high-energy show is filled with singing, dancing, comedy, 24 entertainers on stage, great visual effects, and a variety of music - old and new country, rock, current hits, gospel, and patriotic! Clay shares the stage with his cast members in a high energy, country music variety show guaranteed to make you tap your toes, stomp your feet, and even let out a holler or two! For more information call 417-332-2529 or visit ClayCooper.com.

48mins

29 Aug 2020

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Matt Gumm - Branson Comedian With Clay Coopers Country Music Express

Branson Talk

Who is Matt Gumm? Known for his unique characters and comedy impersonations, Matt comes from a family of professional entertainers.  Matt Gumm has been performing in Branson with Clay Cooper's Country Music Express for over a decade.  In this episodes: Stand up comedy Matt's childhood and upbringing Ozark Opry becomes a comedy college The high school years Saturday Night Live The college experience Should you do your own show in Branson? Interacting with audiences Branson shows vs attractions Gambling in Branson For What It's Worth... When Matt hears the word successful, who does he think of an why? What is something Matt believes that other people think is insane? What book would Matt gift to others? Matt's favorite movie and or documentary What is a skill that Matt has that might surprise others? HOST CHRISTOPHER JAMES Christopher James, Branson's Male Entertainer of the Year, hosts All Things Branson, has a daily show in Branson Missouri and was named the Emcee of the Year, Magician of the Year, Comedian of theYear, Most Creative Performer, Top 5 Club Act of the Year, and Best Stage Act of the Year by the Magician's Alliance, Campus Activities Magazine, and Branson Show Awards. For more information WWW www.funnyhypermagic.com  FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/funnyhypermagic TWITTER www.twitter.com/funnyhypermagic ALL THINGS BRANSON All Things Branson is an online network dedicated to sharing news, human interest, art, entertainment and business news fromBranson, MO. We present an honest look at Branson from the perspective of local residents from various walks of life. We give a voice to those that can’t afford the high price of advertising in a tourist community. If you are interested in appearing on one of our shows, have relevant news about Branson, or would like to be the focus of one of our interviews, please contact us at allthingsbranson@gmail.com. iTunes:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/all-things-branson/id950004069 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allthingsbranson Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/allbranson

59mins

9 Nov 2017