Ron Spears to James King

Ron SpearsRon Spears has gone to work with James King, taking the spot recently vacated by Kevin Prater. Ron will be playing mandolin (and some guitar), and singing tenor with the band.

According to James’ wife, Julie, he an Kevin jointly decided it was time for them to move in different directions. James and Julie – and the whole band – wish Kevin the best of luck in all his future endeavors.

The current band includes Chris Hill on banjo, Greg Moore on fiddle, Glen Inman on bass with Spears on mandolin and King on guitar and lead vocals.

Check the James King Band tour schedule online for a chance to see them in your neck of the woods.

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  • eastkymandoman

    I think James has made a huge mistake. Kevin made James sound so much better.