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Banjo Billy is #1 in Denver

The rankings for 2017 are out at Denver A List, and Banjo Billy’s is rated the #1 TOUR OF DENVER!!! Thank you to the voters, and to our Denver crew of Julia, Colleen, Scott and John for doing such a great job on our tours!

Congratulations to DU Athletics

National championships in the sports that get the most coverage are rare for Colorado colleges. The only football championship came in 1990, when CU won the Associated Press poll. This was before there was the small playoff that exists today. In fact, Georgia Tech won the UPI poll in 1990, so CU actually shared the […]

Banjo Billy Loves Improv!

Last week our guide Patrick had the honor of performing improv briefly with the touring company from Second City at the Boulder Theater.  If you’re not familiar with Second City, it is a sketch comedy and improv company started in Chicago in the early 1960’s. It has trained many of the people you have laughed […]

Colorado’s First Supreme Court Justice

Neil Gorsuch of Boulder had been nominated to fill the current vacancy on the Supreme Court. We will leave the jokes about how they found a conservative in Boulder for our guides. Since we at Banjo Billy’s like to educate people about history, we would like to familiarize you with the first Supreme Court Justice […]

RIP Unsinkable Molly Brown

It’s been a bad year to be a celebrity, and as the year closes, we have lost a great performer with a small connection to the Banjo Billy tour in Denver. Debbie Reynolds was nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Molly Brown in the film version of The Unsinkable Molly Brown. The […]

We’ve Added some Ghost Tours

We don’t usually tours on Monday nights, but since Halloween is on a Monday this year, and since it is the best holiday of the year (fun costumes, parties, candy, no gifts to buy or family dinners! What could beat that!) we’ve added 1 tour on October 31 at 7pm in both Denver and Boulder. […]

BOO!! It’s Ghost Tour Season!

Things that go bump in the night! Furniture moving around the room! Cold spots! People who appear from nowhere, then disappear! If any of those things are your idea of fun, then October is the month for you on the Banjo Billy Bus. Saturday, October 1, is the first day of Ghost Tour Season on […]

Shakespeare’s First Folio at CU

I don’t think we need to explain to you who William Shakespeare is, or how his plays are the most produced works of any playwright in history. Chances are, whether you like it or not, you have been exposed to Shakespeare even if you have never seen a production of one of his plays. If […]