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The best-known quartet in the history of gospel music, the Blackwood Brothers Quartet will be in Branson Sunday, Aug. 10, and guest star on the “Gene Williams Country Music Television Show” at 2 p.m. for the live taping at the Gene Williams Theatre inside the Branson Mall.

Admission is free for the taping and doors open at 1:30 p.m. Seating is first come, first seated. For more information call the box office at 417-335-4400.

“I am delighted to have the world-famous Blackwood Brothers Quartet guest star on my show. They will perform and join my co-host Katie Lynn and me for an up close and personal interview,” said Gene Williams who is the star and creator of the “Gene Williams Country Music Television Show,” the only weekly television show taking Branson to more than 50 million homes coast-to-coast, border-to-border.

The Blackwood Brothers Quartet was formed in 1934 today James Blackwood’s son, Jimmy (James Jr.) Blackwood continues the 73-year tradition with Wayne Little, Randy Byrd and Brad White.

Five-time Grammy Award winner Jimmy Blackwood joined the Blackwood Brothers in 1969 after singing with the Junior Blackwood Brothers and J.D. Sumner and the Stamps Quartet. Both the Blackwood Brothers and Stamps have been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

Little has sung with the Crystal River Boys and New Millennium. A tenor, he has sung at hundreds of events including a concert at the Pentagon with Franklin Graham.
Acclaimed as the best tenor/bass combination in the industry, Byrd previously sang with the group Majesty in Des Moines, Iowa.

A two-time Grammy nominee, baritone and piano showman, White joined the James Blackwood Quartet in 1990 and has traveled extensively in solo ministry throughout United States, Canada and over 30 countries.

In addition to the guest appearance on the Gene Williams Country Music Television Show, the Blackwood Brothers Quartet will be performing Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church.

Also making guest appearances on the “Gene Williams Country Music Television Show” Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. at the Gene Williams Theatre located on Highway 76 are Joe Sanders, formerly of the Baldknobbers and Shepherd of the Hills, and the Chicken House Opry of Mountain View, Ark., who will performing at the Gene Williams Theatre beginning in September.

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