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Jonathan and Sandra Wilburn

Jonathan and Sandra Wilburn

February is all about love and we at SGMRadio asked a few couples to tell us their love story. They were happy to oblige! Read all about how these couples are living out their happily- ever- after. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Jonathan and Sandra Wilburn

Jonathan grew up in Southern Gospel, singing with his family The Wilburns and then with Gold City Quartet. Jonathan currently sings with his son Jordan in Wilburn And Wilburn. http://www.wilburn2.com/

This is Jonathan’s story:

I met my wife Sandra in high school. I played football and she played basketball. I met her one day when one of my best friends, Chris Carter, asked me to talk to this pretty girl and get her phone number. Well, one day while in class, it happened! Chris jumped up and pointed out the window that was facing the gym. He said, “That is her, go talk to her and get her number for me.” I said, “No problem.” She came down the hall toward our class and I looked her in the eyes for the first time. I got lost in her big brown eyes. I told her Chris wanted her number and she began to write it down. When she was finished, I had made my mind up. I said thanks, stuck that number in my pocket and went back inside. Chris asked, “Did ya get it?” I said “Nope, she wouldn’t let me have it!” I called her that night and rest is history. On March 7, 2013 it will be 27 years that we have been together.

I am still in love with Sandra and those big brown eyes!

Jonathan Wilburn on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/karter.hollins?fref=ts

Wilburn and Wilburn on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordanwilburn1

 

Shannon and Madison Easter

Shannon and Madison Easter

Madison and Shannon Easter

Madison is a singer/songwriter/musician with Jeff and Sheri Easter. http://www.jeffandsherieaster.com/

Shannon is a songwriter who currently works in the Easter’s office as Sheri’s assistant. They are preparing to release their first EP together on March 19, 2013.

Shannon shares with us their love story:

Madison and I have always lived in the same town, attended the same school, and participated in many of the same extracurricular events. In August of 2004, our youth group was in charge of providing entertainment for our county’s youth rally. The weekend for which the rally was scheduled happened to be a weekend that Madison was not traveling, so he was able to participate. Through rehearsals, Madison and I began talking more and we developed a strong friendship. We began dating on October 26th of that year, and on October 13th, 2008, he proposed by taking me down by The Lewis Family Home Place under the starriest sky, on one knee!

We got married on December 12th, 2010 at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, in Augusta, GA. The building, built in 1897, served as a Catholic church for over 70 years and still contains many of its original features today. The wedding embraced the warmth of Christmas and included a simple ceremony and reception immediately following. We honeymooned in Paris for 3 days and London for 3 days. Read more »


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Daywind Records Welcomes Wilburn & Wilburn To Its Growing Roster Of Artists

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on March 22, 2011 – 4:00 pm -

Hendersonville, TN (March 22, 2011) – Daywind Records is excited to announce the addition of Wilburn & Wilburn to its list of talented artists. After singing with his family, the Wilburns, for 16 years, Jonathan Wilburn went on to become the lead singer for one of Southern Gospel’s most beloved groups, Gold City.   Following a short break from life on the road, Jonathan has recently decided to return to the world of Southern Gospel music full-time, this time joined by his 24-year old son, Jordan.  With their first project of fan favorites already available and a full schedule of concert appearances, this father-son duo has already captured the attention of fans across the country with the unique combination of valuable experience and a fresh, new sound.

Jonathan is thankful for the opportunity to once again share and minister to long-time supporters and new fans alike.  He also looks forward to sharing the stage with Jordan, whose vocal talent and conviction in delivery of the message is sure to bless the hearts of audiences.  Backed by the team at Daywind Records, Wilburn & Wilburn is eager to get their ministry started.  “Jordan and I are very honored to be a part of the Daywind family of artists,” shares Jonathan Wilburn.  “In my years of experience you cannot beat hard work, and Daywind has a great work ethic.  Starting from the top to the bottom, this company is a great example of what it takes to be successful.  We are blessed to get started with the best!”

Wilburn & Wilburn will begin recording their debut release with Daywind Records in the coming weeks.

Daywind Records is based in Hendersonville, TN and is distributed worldwide through New Day Christian Distributors.  In addition to Wilburn & Wilburn, Daywind is home to such great artists as the Perrys, Legacy Five and Brian Free & Assurance, among others.  For more information on Daywind Records, visit daywindrecords.com.  For more information on Wilburn & Wilburn, visit wilburn2.com


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Wilburn & Wilburn Added As Featured Performer at First “Diamond Awards On Tour” Show

Written by Scoops Staff on February 7, 2011 – 1:14 pm -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (February 7, 2011) – Coastal Media Group and SGN Scoops Digital, home of the Diamond Awards, are excited to announce the addition of new Southern Gospel duo Wilburn & Wilburn to the upcoming “Diamond Awards On Tour” opening show this week in Nashville, Tennessee.

Wilburn & Wilburn is a brand new duo to hit the Gospel music scene this year. The group consists of 5-tive Singing News Fan Award winner Jonathan Wilburn and his son Jordan. Jonathan made a name for himself while traveling with Southern Gospel mainstays Gold City and his own family group The Wilburns. This father and son group combines a solid foundation of “old school” with a flare of youthful presence to bring the message of Christ in song. After years of prayer, Wilburn & Wilburn are now on the road. They have a vision to bring fathers, sons, mothers, and daughters close again by expressing their love for one another through songs of faith and inspiration.

Rob Patz of Coastal Media Group said, “The buzz surrounding Wilburn & Wilburn is already deafening. We are so excited about adding them to the first date of our ‘Diamond Awards on Tour’ shows. We know that the people of Nashville will fall in love with these guys just like we have.”

“What a blessing it is to be a part of the ‘Diamond awards On Tour’,” mentioned Jonathan Wilburn. “I feel weird being the old guy on the program! I look forward to seeing all of my Middle Tennessee friends at Trevecca!”

Set to take place this week in Nashville, Tennessee, the first show on this brand new tour will include performances from Driven Quartet, Beyond the Ashes, and Christy Sutherland in addition to Wilburn & Wilburn. The first date on the “Diamond Awards On Tour” experience will be on Thursday, February 10, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee at Trevecca Nazarene University at the Boone Business Building Convocation Center started at 6:30 p.m.

The “Diamond Awards On Tour” is a new initiative designed to take the Diamond Awards experience across the country this year. The “Diamond Awards On Tour” concert series will hit major markets and universities in an effort to bring awareness to the Diamond Awards program and attract new readers to the already popular digital magazine.

This year’s Diamond Awards program will take place on Thursday, June 30, 2011 as a part of the 3rd Annual Branson Gospel Music Revival in Branson, Missouri.

The Diamond Awards are currently accepting nominations for the Top 10 Ballot in this year’s program. To find out how you can nominate your favorite artists, visit http://www.sgnscoops.com for more information.

Hosts, performers and sponsors for the 2011 Diamond Awards will be announced at a later date.


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Jonathan Wilburn Talks About His New Duo: Audio Files

Written by Scoops Staff on February 2, 2011 – 8:53 am -

SGN Scoops Exclusive:

In an interview just recorded, Jonathan Wilburn discusses with Rob Patz how God opened doors for his new gospel venture, the duo Wilburn and Wilburn, which includes his son Jordan.

He also discloses the top 5 songs he sings in the shower!

Click here or on the picture to listen.


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Jonathan Wilburn Announces Formation of “Wilburn And Wilburn”

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 31, 2011 – 12:09 pm -

Jonathan Wilburn recently announced that he and his son, Jordan, will be traveling full-time as “Wilburn and Wilburn”. The duo is currently recording their first CD and will release another new project in time for the 2011 National Quartet Convention.

Wilburn and Wilburn will be doing select dates with Jonathan Wilburn’s former group, Gold City Quartet, as well as performing with Jonathan’s parents, The Wilburns.

For more information, please call (256) 504-4396


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