Grouchy, slow staff.
We never got the chance to go to this amazing show, and are VERY disapointed now that the dont show the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" any more. We would very much like it to be shown again, it would un-break our litte hearts. so many people of all ages love this movie, and would love to see it again.-love mystery & keelee
I would have to agree that Billy Joe's Pitcher Show does market to a specific group of people. You have to be open and easy going to fully enjoy the place. You have to leave your judgemental eyes at the door and bring a happy open heart with you other wise you will miss out on some really awesome people. Billy Joe's Picture Show Friday night midnight showing of Rocky horror Picture Show isn't like most showings. We don't do all the rice throwing and everything but, there are a lot of the city's most interesting people there. So come and see and don't be scared we aren't as weird as we look. Ok maybe that is a lie. We are weird but, a good weird. Billy's is fun and care free. Honestly what more could you ask for in a small city in the middle of Iowa.
I love the concept of this place, but it's time to remodel! Has the building, furnishings or anything been updated since 1980? The dated, worn appearance gives me a "this place isn't a clean as it could be" feeling. This could really be a cool place if the owners would reinvest in their property.
I just recently entered Billy Joes after a 10+ year absence. The last time was when I was a child watching Goonies. This time I was old enough to enter the lounge area, I would of rather watched a movie. Couple things to note about this place:
1- If you don’t smoke, exit immediately. The smoke is so bad my eyes were watering by the end of the night. I went to their website and notice that matinee movies are smoke free, wow.
2- Karaoke is only fun when you know the people or the singers can hold a tune. Don’t go on Karaoke night unless you want to hear some really bad karaoke. Personally I really dislike hearing my favorite songs turn into total crap, but that’s just me.
3- It was voted “Cheapest place to take a date”. Enough said.
4- The crowd is obviously regulars and although they were really amusing, they were also annoying.
The only reason this place deserves any stars is the fact that it is completely unique. A bar next to a movie theater that has a wait staff and instead of typical movie row seating they have tables and chairs. They also have unique gatherings; every Friday is Rocky Horror Picture Show night. Billy Joe’s markets to a specific group, which isn’t a bad idea, the group just doesn’t include me.