Showing posts from May, 2017

Live Music SIX Nights A Week 🎶

Looking for the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks? Then come to Backwater Jack's! Starting in June, we will be featuring local, regional and national bands SIX nights a week. That's right! Nearly every night of the week you can come hang out enjoy some of the best frozen drinks at the Lake of the Ozarks while listening to great LIVE music. Check out who's coming to Backwater Jack's this June.

June Line Up at Backwater Jack's

Thursday, June 1 - Baub Eis Band
Friday, June 2 - The Surge
Saturday, June 3 - The Hound
Sunday, June 4 - Spontaneous Duo (1:00 - 5:00 PM) & Johnny G & the Allstars (6:00 - 10:00 PM)
Monday, June 5 - Blake 2
Wednesday, June 7 - London Strangers
Thursday, June 8 - Phat Mike & the Bartenders
Friday, June 9 - The Surge
Saturday, June 10 - Jammin Jay (1:00 - 5:00 PM) & Atomic Sunburns (7:00 - 11:00 PM)
Sunday, June 11 - London Strangers (1:00 - 5:00 PM) & Joe Farrell & the Continentals (6:00 - 10:00 PM)
Monday, June 12 - James C…

What's Happening At Backwater Jack's This Memorial Day Weekend

Who's ready to have some summer fun at Backwater Jack's? Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks is filled with fun events and live music. If you're able to spend the long holiday weekend at the Lake area, make sure you stop by Backwater Jack's! At Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront bar, the party starts Thursday night, and we'll have live entertainment all weekend long. Plus, our Lakefront pool will be open! Check out all the fun we're having at Backwater Jack's this weekend. 

Thursday, May 25

Phat Mike & the Bartenders 

From Lebanon, Missouri, this band performs rock, blues, R&B, funk and even has some original music. Phat Mike is a regular at Backwater Jack's - check our live music page to see when he is playing next!

Friday, May 26

Steven Woolley Live Show (1:00 - 5:00 PM)

Steven Woolley is an award-winning singer/songwriter/instrumentalist out the St. Louis MO area. His eclectic blend of R&B, soul, and blues cascade over subtle …

Delicious Eats at Backwater Jack's

Backwater Jack's is now open 7 days a week! Enjoy LIVE music, tasty cocktails and daily specials when you visit Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront bar and grill. We're excited to bring back the best daily specials at the Lake of the Ozarks, which feature Crabby Ol' Mondays, Tequila Tuesdays, Raw Deal Thursdays and more. We serve some of the best eats around! Here's a sneak peek of some of the delicious items you can enjoy the next time you visit Backwater Jack's:


A dozen jumbo chicken wings fried to a golden brown then tossed in your choice of our homemade sauces: original hot, sweet honey jerk and half & half.

Stuffed Mushroom 
Large mushroom caps stuffed with our handmade crab/cream cheese mix and then baked in white wine.

Colossal Crab Rangoon
Four oversized wontons stuffed with Jack's own crab cream cheese mix. Fried to a golden brown & served with our homemade apricot sauce.


Backwater Cobb Salad 
Mixed greens topped with str…

Time Flies When Your Having Rum!

Whether you're enjoying it with a rum runner or a party shot, there is no better way to start the summer than with rum! Backwater Jack's is famous for our rum runners and Pains, but that's not all we have. At Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront bar & grill, we have several cocktails and shots that feature this favorite liqueur, which can help get the party started. Here are some of our favorite libations that feature one of our favorite spirits:

Boat Drinks

Cheese Cake
Just like the real thing! Cruzan Vanilla Rum with cranberry & pineapple juices.

Hawaiian Dream
ABSOLUT Vodka, Cruzan Pineapple Run, DeKuyper Blue Curacao & topped with pineapple juices.

Cherry Tart
Cruzan Black Cherry Rum & lemonade

Lake Water
Cruzan Coconut Rum, DeKuyper Blue Curacao and pineapple juice.

Power Punch
Three Olives Berry Vodka, Malibu Coconut Rum, pineapple juice & a splash of cranberry juice.

Party Shots

B-Zooka Joe
It's gonna blow! Limon Rum & Red Bull with Rose's…

5 Reason to Stop By Backwater Jack's This Weekend

There's a lot going on this weekend at the best waterfront bar at the Lake of the Ozarks. From the Annual Spring Harbor Hop to great live music, Backwater Jack's is the place to be! If that's not enough to entice you stop by, check out these 5 reasons you need to visit Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront bar.

1. Spring Harbor Hop

Kick off the 2017 boating season by participating in the Lake's largest Poker Hop on the water, the 20th Annual Spring Harbor Hop. Participants will hop over 40 of the Lake of the Ozarks' best waterfront bars and restaurants and marinas, including Backwater Jack's, to collect a 7 card poker hand. If you have the best (or worst) hand, you could win cash prizes! Learn more about the Spring Harbor Hop by reading our blog here.

2. Live Music

At Backwater Jack's, we have awesome local, national and regional bands playing Thursday - Sunday. That's right! The best LIVE music at the Lake of the Ozarks is found right here at Backwater …