For over 60 years, John T. Floore Country Store has hosted Texas and American music legends alike. This quintessential Texas Honky Tonk has hosted such legendary performers as Willie Nelson, Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Dwight Yoakam, Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, B.B. King, Little Richard and many many more. Known by many as the musical "birthplace" of Willie Nelson. Willie immortalized John T. Floore in his hit recording "Shotgun Willie". John T. Floore and Wille Nelson were partners in the original Willie Nelson Music Company. In the March 2001 issue of Texas Monthly, John T. Floore Country Store was listed as one of the "50 Things Every Texan Should Do"
Opened in 1942 by Mr. John T. Floore, himself, John T. Floore Country Store was not a store at all, but a unique Texas Dance Hall and Cafe. Floore's, long renowned for its world famous tamales and homemade bread, offers a full menu of great "Texas Cafe" style food, ice cold beer and and truly unique "Texccentric" atmosphere.
John T Floore and Willie Nelson ride in a parade