Tag: Blake Williams

Sparta celebrates Lester Flatt’s 100th birthday

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Though the actual birthdate was marked earlier this Summer, the City of Sparta, TN is throwing a free music festival tomorrow (10/11) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lester Flatt’s birth. Lester called Sparta his home during his music career, and has family there to this […]

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Southern Flavor from Becky Buller

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dark Shadow Recordings has released a second single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album, ‘Tween Earth And Sky. This one is a special tribute to Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys. Serious Monroe fans know Southern Flavor as the title track of an album released in […]

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For The Record: Becky Buller #9

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail tninthheir recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the eighth installment of […]

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Lester Flatt to be celebrated at MerleFest

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 100th anniversary of Lester Flatt’s birthdate is on June 19 this year and many residents of his home town, Sparta, Tennessee, will be celebrating the life of the first generation bluegrass legend.  Among the events planned is the collaborative effort by Roland White and […]

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New grandbaby for Blake and Kimberly Williams

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Big congratulations go out to former Blue Grass Boy Blake Williams, and his wife Kimberly of East Public Relations, on the birth of their third grandchild. Aiden Blake Cantrell, first child for their daughter Alicia and her husband, Houston Cantrell, was born August 14 at 7:45 a.m. […]

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Stormy Horizons for The Expedition Show

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Today (5/14) marks the release of Stormy Horizons, a new CD project from The Expedition Show, on Mountain Fever Records. Fans can hear the entire record this week on Sirius-XM’s Track-by-Track with Kyle Cantrell, starting on Wednesday (5/15) at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). The show will […]

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Songwriter to Songwriter: Blake Williams

| October 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
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This next installment of David Morris’ Songwriter to Songwriter features his discussion with Blake Williams during World of Bluegrass in Nashville last month. Blake has a long history in bluegrass, having played banjo with both Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe. These days he performs with his wife […]

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Kimberly Williams on the mend

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kimberly Williams, bass player and vocalist with The Expedition Show, and principal with East Public Relations, is at home recovering from gall bladder surgery earlier this week. She is on light duty for a bit, but is back at work just two days after going […]

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Backroads And Little Towns

| February 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The first single from The Expedition Show, the self-titled debut album from…  you guessed it… The Expedition Show, has been sent to radio. The full CD is set for a February 28 release on Mountain Fever Records. The group features Blake Williams on banjo, Wayne […]

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I’m Going Back to Old Kentucky #8

| October 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information will include births and deaths; […]

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