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Master’s Promise Announces Exciting Changes

Written by Staff on September 7, 2017 – 3:26 pm -

Master's Promise Announces Exciting Changes

Master’s Promise Announces Exciting Changes

Nashville, TN (September 1, 2017) After nearly 5 years with the group, Katelyn Montgomery has announced her departure from Master’s Promise, following the trio’s last performance in December of 2017. The group made the announcement via video posted to their Facebook page on August 30. In the video, Montgomery shares that in October of 2016, she made the decision that 2017 would be her last year with the trio, as she is seeking to finish her bachelors degree in business marketing, as well as to pursue mission work.     

    After being given the news of Katelyn’s departure, Hannah and Rachel Sancricca began to pray and seek the Lord as to the next step for their ministry. As God would have it, the answer would be found close to home–yet on the other side of the country. After a long season of prayer, Rachel’s fiancé, Jamie Streetman, current lead singer of Paul’s Journey, made the decision to uproot to Michigan to join Master’s Promise
    “When Katelyn gave her notice in October, Rachel and I weren’t engaged yet, but I already knew that 2017 was the year that I would propose,” Streetman says. “With our long-distance relationship, we had to think long-term. So, following Katelyn’s news, we started having those conversations… If we got married, would she move to Texas? Would I move to Michigan? As we were praying about everything, that’s when the Lord started to really work on my heart and put things in motion. He showed me that this is where I need to be.” The two were engaged in March, and will be married in May of 2018. 
    Members of both Paul’s Journey and Master’s Promise have support one another fully as this transition takes place. “I want to take this time to wish Jamie and Rachel a blessed future together,” says Rod Treme, owner of Paul’s Journey, in a video posted to the Paul’s Journey Facebook page. 
    “We are so blessed with such camaraderie on all fronts in this time of transition. We love and support Katelyn in all of her endeavors, and are so thankful to have had the privilege of serving with her for almost 5 years. I am also very grateful to Rod, with Paul’s Journey. He has been good to Jamie and I, and his blessing on this new season for my fiancé has been such an added peace!” says Rachel. 
    Jamie will complete his last date with Paul’s Journey in October, and will join Rachel, Hannah, and Katelyn this December for this year’s Christmas tour. Starting in in February of 2018, Rachel Sancricca, Hannah Sancricca, and Jamie Streetman will begin travel as the mixed family trio, Master’s Promise.

About Master’s Promise
Master’s Promise is a young trio comprised of Jamie Streetman and sisters Rachel and Hannah Sancricca. The trio is currently a Top 5 Finalist for Favorite New Artist in the Singing News Fan Awards. In 2014, Master’s Promise was awarded a Top 5 slot in the Sunrise Award category of SGN Scoops Magazine’s Diamond Awards; and in 2015, they had the high honor of performing the National Anthem for the grand opening of the new U.S. Border Patrol Station in Detroit.This dynamic group has been privileged to worship on countless stages all across the country.

About Butler Music Group
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Butler Music Group provides professional management and consulting services to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists including Dunaways, Heaven’s Mountain Band, Williamson’s, Old Time Preachers Quartet, Sacred Harmony, Coffmans, and Jason Davidson. 

BMG subsidiary, Family Music Group, is the label and radio promotion division of BMG. Label artists include Dunaways, Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Qt and Jason Davidson.   Radio Promotion artists include Canton Junction, David Phelps, Goodman Revival, Ivan Parker, Guy Penrod, Hagees, Jimmy Fortune, Oak Ridge Boys, Booth Brothers, Larry Gatlin, and many others.

Les Butler has been actively involved in Southern Gospel Music for 39 years as a musician, producer, manager, former publisher of the Singing News, and as a nationally syndicated radio host. Butler started Butler Music Group in 1978, and purchased Family Music Group in 2003. He is a past March of Dimes AIR award, as well as winner of thePaul Heil Broadcasting Award in 2011. Butler’s syndicated radio show, Les Butler and Friends, is heard across America and abroad. Butler’s playing and production credits include Palmetto State Quartet, Darryl Worley, Richard Sterban, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Fairfield Four, Steeles, Dunaways, Crabb Family, Easter Brothers, Marksmen Quartet, Earl Scruggs, Bowling Family, Jimmy Fortune, Marty Raybon,Larry Gatlin and many more. Butler’s publishing companies are Hurry-Up Publishing/BMI and Hush Jean/ASCAP. He continues to host a daily Southern and Bluegrass Gospel video blog at southerngospel365.com.

 

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Williamsons featured on SGN Scoops’ Fast Five

Written by Staff on January 8, 2016 – 11:58 am -

The Williamsons receive plaque for Number One song, "Shout"

The Williamsons receive plaque for Number One song, “Shout”

The Williamsons, a mixed Southern Gospel group from Oklahoma, recently celebrated their first number-one song, both in the SGN Scoops Top 100 for October and in the Singing News Top 80 for December. “Shout” is being played regularly by radio stations across the country and has garnered many new fans for the Williamsons.

 

The Williamsons at Creekside 2015

The Williamsons at Creekside 2015

Jaquita Lindsey of the group 11th Hour, recently wrote a feature on The Williamsons for the January 2016 edition of SGN Scoops digital magazine, which will be released shortly. Jaquita tells us:

“The Williamsons started singing in the Midwest around 1969, later to reorganize in 1998. The current group consists of Donnie Williamson and wife,

Donnie Williamson

Donnie Williamson

Lisa; Darin Hebert and Karl Rice. The quartet has been nominated for the Breakthrough Artist of the Year and the Fan Favorite awards for Absolutely Gospel Music, as well as the top ten Favorite New Mixed Group for Singing News. Based out of Wetumka, OK, the Williamsons sing roughly 185 dates per year, but that number is sure to increase with their popularity on the rise.”

SGN Scoops recently invited the Williamsons to participate in their Fast Five. Here are the responses from Donny and Lisa Williamson:

SGN: Wow, a national number-one song!  So what do you think about that?

Lisa Williamson

Lisa Williamson

Donnie Williamson:   Of course we think it’s great! But to be honest, having a number-one song isn’t going to change what we do very much. We will continue looking for great songs and try to make great recordings, and we will continue sharing the Gospel message everywhere we can. Our mission statement has been “The Williamsons will spread the Gospel through music in order that we may see the lost come to Christ, the Christian uplifted, and provide quality entertainment in a way that honors God.” We don’t plan to change that focus. Hopefully having a number-one song will help us continue our mission and maybe even help us do it in a greater way.

SGN: Why did you choose the song, “Monday,” as a

Karl Rice of the Williamsons

Karl Rice of the Williamsons

follow up to “Shout?”

Donnie: We chose to release “Monday,” following the success of “Shout,” primarily for strategic reasons. We felt like after having our first number-one song, deejays might be a little more interested in what’s coming next. We have always believed in the song and feel it has a message that if heard, can change lives. We know that to be true because we have witnessed it when we perform it live. However, it’s not a feel good song. It’s one that challenges us to reflect on our life and really look deep to find what our children and grandchildren see in us on Monday. Knowing that a slow start in radio was possible we wanted to do everything we could for the song to succeed and felt

Darin Hebert of the Williamsons

Darin Hebert of the Williamsons

that now is the best time. We previously produced a music video to the song that we hope people will watch and share. There is a Youtube link on our website at williamsonsmusic.com.

SGN: Lisa, what prompted the writing of, “Monday?”

Lisa: The only answer I can come up with, is that I looked in the mirror and realized that I needed to do more for our girls. Our girls are not in Sunday school every Sunday like a lot of kids. They travel with us and as a result are at a different church just about every weekend. One day I realized how very insignificant that is in the grand scheme of things. That’s not the only place they can learn about Jesus.

Darin and Karl of the Williamsons

Darin and Karl of the Williamsons

Donnie and I can be their best example of how to live like a Christian. That’s the most important thing we can teach our babies: how to live like Jesus! It’s not hard. Just do it. They will follow us as we follow Christ. Then one day before we even realize it they will be standing on their own spiritual feet. Okay, now I’m just preaching!

SGN: What do you attribute the meteoric rise in your ministry to, in the past year or so?

Donnie: “All things working together for good.” (Romans 8:28). First, we’ve been doing this for quite some time and have made good recordings in the past. However, we felt it was time to pull out all the stops The Williamsonsand make the best recording we could make. We were able to bring Donna King on board to produce the project and that was good move number one. Not only is she a great producer, but also she is a great writer and has contact with numerous other writers. Great production doesn’t matter much if you don’t have the songs to go along with it. She was able to help us secure some great material like “Shout.” About the time we were finishing the project we became involved with Les Butler and the Butler Music Group. (That was) good

The Williamsons

The Williamsons

move number two. Having a great project is wonderful but it might have gone nowhere without the proper management to help promote it. Otherwise, the only ones to hear it might have been the ones we sang to. It’s always good to be part of something bigger that yourself. All these moves that God ordained were also helped by the fact that we feel our friends in radio are anxious for new talent to rise up and share quality songs and recordings. williamsons5We are thankful and humbled that radio has received this project so well. All these things working together have allowed a few more folks to be exposed to the ministry of The Williamsons. Michael Davis at the Dominion Agency has been presenting us for quite some time. Now a few people who call actually know who we are!

SGN: Where do you see the Williamsons in five years?

williamsons

Williamsons

Donnie: 5. In five years it’s very possible that we are all singing around the throne of God! However, if He chooses not to return by 2020 we hope to be doing what we are doing, but hopefully in a little bigger way. Not to bring any recognition or glory to The Williamsons, but we strongly feel that the more opportunities we have to perform and being able to share with more people, the greater chance we have to see results. We also feel there could be some difficult times ahead in this world and during times of difficulty people often move toward the message of the Gospel. We feel there may even be a time in the near future that we might see more Gospel music return to our churches. If so we want to be positioned and ready to fill that need. Also, within the next five years we hope to have two or three more projects stronger than “Tell Somebody!” That may be a difficult task!

 

Thank you so much to The Williamsons and to Les Butler of Butler Music Group/Family Music Group for facilitating the SGN Scoops’ Fast Five. At SGN Scoops, we really appreciate all of the members of the Williamsons and their friendship with us, as well as their annual participation in Creekside Gospel Music Convention. Look for the soon-to-be-released SGN Scoops digital magazine and newspaper for January 2016 for a full feature on The Williamsons by Jaquita Lindsey!

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Harmony Road TV Honored with Diamond Awards

Written by Staff on November 12, 2015 – 3:35 pm -

Les Butler

Les Butler

 

Received Awards for Host, Website

Signal Mountain, TN – (November 10, 2015) – Harmony Road TV was recently honored with multiple awards and nominations during the 2015 SGN Scoops Diamond Award ceremony.

Harmony Road’s Les Butler won the 2015 Paul Heil Broadcaster of the Year Award for his work as host of the program. Also, www.harmonyroadtv.com won the Diamond Award for Industry Website of the Year. In addition, a video produced by Harmony Road Productions (“The View from Heaven” from Noah Hinshaw) was nominated for video of the year.

Diamond Awards Top Five Nominees Announced“All of us at Harmony Road TV feel blessed to be honored to even be considered for these awards. We are thankful for those that voted and for SGN Scoops Magazine for hosting a wonderful event.” said Roger Spears, Harmony Road TV Producer. “We’re happy that viewers agree that Les is a great host, as he shares his love for, and knowledge of, Southern Gospel music each week. We are also thankful for our webmaster, Danny Joines, who developed and maintains www.harmonyroadtv.com. It’s a destination website for those who want to find out more about the program, including networks and times, photos and show samples.” he concluded.

The Diamond Awards took place in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee as part of the week long Creek Side Gospel Music Convention, hosted buy SGN Scoops Magazine. Jerry and Jan Goff were hosts for the awards ceremony.

Allan Rhodes is the programs Technical Producer. A thirty minute Southern Gospel video program, Harmony Road TV is available to over 90 million homes nationwide on multiple networks and stations. The program is also available on DirecTV, ROKU, Amazon Fire, mobile app and online. Information can be found at www.harmonyroadtv.com.

 

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Harmony Road TV Takes Home Multiple Honors At Diamond Awards

Written by Staff on November 5, 2015 – 10:46 am -

unnamed (3)Nashville, TN (November 4, 2015) Pigeon Forge, Tennessee was alive with the sounds of Gospel Music as artists and fans alike converged on the Smoky Mountain getaway for the annual Diamond Award show. Harmony Road and Butler Music Group (BMG) was represented in numerous categories for their work in television, radio and video production.

Harmony Road received its first award of the night as Les Butler was given the Paul Heil award for his work as host of the show. The honors continued with Harmony Road TV taking home the award for Favorite Website. Butler states, “I was excited to receive the award on behalf of webmaster Danny Jones and ownership partners, Roger Spears and Allan Rhodes.” Harmony Road TV is the nationally syndicated hit Southern Gospel Show hosted by Les Butler. BMG Management artist Tammy Jones Robinette was also nominated in the Favorite Christian Country Artist award category.

The Williamsons

The Williamsons

The evening was filled with performances and appearances by some of Gospel Music’s top names including Family Music Group artist the Williamsons, Roger Talley, Tammy Jones Robinette, 11Th Hour, and Jerry Goff & Little Jan. The Williamsons thrilled the packed house as they opened the night with their #1 song, “Shout.” Family Music Group radio artist Back Home was present and nominated in the category Favorite Christian Country Group of the Year.

The Diamond Awards are presented by SGN Scoops Magazine.
About Butler Music Group

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Butler Music Group provides professional management and consulting services to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists including Eighth Day, Heaven’s Mountain Band, Kramer’s, Tammy Jones Robinette and Williamson’s.

BMG subsidiary, Family Music Group, is the label and radio promotion division of BMG. Label or Radio Promotion artists include the Williamsons, Canton Junction, Hagees, Matt Hagee, Jimmy Fortune, Oak Ridge Boys, Dunaways, and many others.

Les Butler Veteran Gospel Music Radio Personality Announces New Ventures

Les Butler

Les Butler has been actively involved in Southern Gospel Music for over 37 years as a musician, producer, manager, former publisher of the Singing News, and as a nationally syndicated radio host. Butler started Butler Music Group in 1978, and purchased Family Music Group in 2003. He is a past March of Dimes AIR award, as well as winner of the Paul Heil Broadcasting Award in 2011. Butler’s syndicated radio show, Les Butler and Friends, is heard across America and abroad. Butler’s playing and production credits include Palmetto State Quartet, Steeles, Dunaways, Crabb Family, Easter Brothers, Marksmen Quartet, Earl Scruggs, Bowling Family, Jimmy Fortune, Marty Raybon, and many more. Butler’s publishing companies are Hurry-Up Publishing/BMI and Hush Jean/ASCAP. He continues to host Harmony Road TV, a nationally televised Southern Gospel TV show, and he has recently started hosting a daily Southern and Bluegrass Gospel video blog at southerngospel365.com.

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Harmony Road TV Announces 2015 “Fan Favorite Video of the Year”

Written by Staff on October 9, 2015 – 1:52 pm -

admin-ajaxThe Erwins Receive Award During NQC

Signal Mountain, TN (October 6, 2015) Harmony Road TV, a thirty minute Southern Gospel television program, recently announced the winner of their inaugural “Fan Favorite Video of the Year” award. A plaque commemorating the award was presented to The Erwins, during this year’s National Quartet Convention, by program host, Les Butler.”I Choose to be a Christian,” the inspiring video from the Erwins, was chosen from a group of eleven videos in an online fan poll of the programs most popular Southern Gospel videos of the year.

The Erwins

(l to r) Kody, Katie, Keith, and Kris The Erwins

Keith Erwin, of the Erwins, said, “We were so surprised to have been given this award! This was our first video, and for it to win an award… just WOW! We are thankful for everyone who voted for “I Choose to be a Christian.” We are blown away by your support.”  Erwin continues, “Also, we want to thank Landon Beene and Stowtown Records, along with Scott Godsey for making the video.  Thank you also to Les Butler and Harmony Road TV for sharing it with the world.”

image“All of us at Harmony Road TV appreciate artists who go to the time and expense of creating concept videos, which bring their songs to life,” said Roger Spears, program producer. “In today’s media climate, with more and more competition for the viewers attention, and families sifting through hundreds of TV channels, a great concept video will catch the viewers eye, gain their attention, and allow them to hear the message the song presents,” he concluded. Harmony Road TV wanted to offer this award as a thank you to all the artists and producers who develop these inspiring videos.

ErwinsHarmony Road TV is produced by Harmony Road Productions, and is now available to over 90 million homes nationwide through a series of networks, cable systems, local stations, online networks, a mobile app, DirecTV, and Amazon Fire.  For details, visit www.harmonyroadtv.com.

Allan Rhodes is the programs Technical Director and Associate Producer.  Gospel Music veteran Les Butler is the show’s host.

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Harmony Road Finalist in 2015 Diamond Awards

Written by Staff on August 29, 2015 – 5:16 am -

Multiple Categories Include Host, Website, Video Production
Harmony Road

Harmony Road

Signal Mountain, TN,  (August 24,

Diamond Awards Top Five Nominees Announced

Diamond Awards Top Five Nominees Announced

2015)  Harmony Road TV and Harmony Road Productions have been blessed with Top Five Finalist nominations in the 2015 SGN Scoops Diamond Awards. The Awards will be presented during a special presentation on November 3rd, as part of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention, in Pigeon Forge, TN. Voting continues through September 14, 2015 at www.sgnscoops.com.

Les Butler Veteran Gospel Music Radio Personality Announces New Ventures

Les Butler Veteran Gospel Music Radio Personality Announces New Ventures

“All of us at Harmony Road TV feel blessed to be a Top 5 Finalist in multiple categories,” said Roger Spears, Program Producer. “We know we have a wonderful host in Les Butler. It’s great to see that voters agree and have nominated him for the Paul Heil Broadcaster of the Year Award for his work on Harmony Road TV.”

The program’s website, www.harmonyroadtv.com is a finalist in the Industry Website of the Year category. The website is maintained by its developer, Danny Joines. “We appreciate Danny and his dedication to his work. The website is full of information on where viewers can find the program, links to select episodes of the program, and other videos,” Spears said.

noah hinshaw “The View From Heaven,” the popular and encouraging video from Sunrise Artist of the Year nominee, Noah Hinshaw, is a finalist for Gospel Music Today DVD/Video of the Year.  “The View from Heaven” was produced by Harmony Road Productions. Allan Rhodes of Harmony Road Productions directed the video, which has garnered tens of thousands of online views and been featured on national television programs.

Spears added, “As we begin our fourth season of broadcasting and production, we want to thank all those who have supported our efforts to help spread the Word through music and video.  This includes all the nominees in the Diamond Awards. Each one is deserving, and we feel we’re definitely in good company.”

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The Diamond Awards are presented annually by SGN Scoops. Fans are asked to go to the Diamond Award website to vote from the top five list for their favorite in each area. Voting ends for the Top Five on September 14, 2015. The 2015 Diamond Awards will be presented in a gala ceremony on November 3, 2015 at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, during the Creekside Gospel Music Convention. More information on Creekside Gospel Music Convention can be found on their website or on their Facebook page, or contact Rob Patz at rob@sgnscoops.com.

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Les Butler Veteran Gospel Music Radio Personality Announces New Ventures

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on August 6, 2015 – 8:59 pm -

Les Butler Veteran Gospel Music Radio Personality Announces New Ventures

Les Butler Veteran Gospel Music Radio Personality Announces New Ventures

Nashville, TN   Butler Music Group President, Les Butler, is excited to announce the next phase in the furtherance of his radio career.

2015 marks the 37th year that Les has hosted Southern Gospel and Bluegrass Gospel radio shows all across America, the last 16 of which has been a part of the Solid Gospel Radio Network.  After taking the summer off from producing radio shows, he is happy to announce that he will once again be found on the radio, nationwide.

Les states, “Recently I’ve been approached by multiple radio outlets to host shows on their various stations.  After much prayer, I decided that I would start my own radio programs.  I am pleased to announce that Les Butler and Friends will soon be at a radio station near you.  Les Butler and Friends will produce three different hour-long weekly radio shows with three distinct themes: Bluegrass Gospel, Country Gospel, and Live, From Nashville.

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This Week’s Harmony Road Features High Road III, Les Butler and Friends

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 13, 2015 – 7:59 am -

This Week's Harmony Road Features High Road III, Les Butler and Friends

This Week’s Harmony Road Features High Road III, Les Butler and Friends

Signal Mountain, TN – This week’s special Harmony Road TV episode features Harmony Road premiere of “Don’t You Weep For Me,” from one of gospel music’s finest trios, High Road III. The program also includes Les Butler and Friends a stirring version of “Amazing Grace.” from their “Live at Dugger Mountain Music Hall” DVD.  Other videos on the program include the hits “The Old White Flag,” from Triumphant Quartet, Tribute Quartet with “Good News from Jerusalem,” and Jay Parrack and Vocal Event with “Sometimes He Whispers.”

“This special program as a nice mix of brand new videos and classic Southern Gospel hits.” said Roger Spears, Harmony Road TV Producer.  “We’re always happy to play great new videos and this week is no exception.” he concluded. There is also a unique tie-in, with Anna Grace Shideler from High Road III performing in the “Les Butler and Friends” segment.

Hosted by gospel music veteran Les Butler of Butler Music Group and Family Music Group, Harmony Road is now available to over 85 million television homes across the country in addition to online streaming, ROKU, mobile app and more, The programs Technical Producer is Allan Rhodes of Rhodes Media Center and WMJN29 TV in Huntsville, AL.

Harmony Road is produced and distributed by Harmony Road Productions and features the best in Southern Gospel music and video. It can be found each week on The Heartland Network, The NRB Network (including DirecTV, streaming and mobile app), WATC57 in Atlanta, WGNM-TV in Macon. Also find the program on the WALKtv network (including ROKU), Harmony Gospel in Greeneville, SC, DCT3 in Middle Tennessee, TV24 in Anniston/Gadsden, Charter Cable in several Tennessee markets, NBC39 In Jackson, TN, and WMJN29 in Decatur/Athens/Cullman, AL.  Harmony Road is streamed at www.bbntv.org, and www.allnationstv.com, both available on ROKU. Information on these and other affiliates can be found at www.harmonyroadtv.com or on Facebook at Harmony Road TV.  New affiliates have recently been added in Tennessee, North Carolina and Texas.


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Eighth Day Set to Release New Album “I’m Gonna Say It”

Written by Staff on March 5, 2015 – 12:21 pm -

Eighth Day

Eighth Day

Newest Single “He is Mine” Gaining National Attention

 
Nashville, TN, March 2, 2015.  One of Southern Gospel music’s most recognizable trios, Eighth Day has recently completed their newest project “I’m Gonna Say It”.  The album features songs written by some of today’s top songwriters.  The first single from the album “He is Mine” has been added by radio stations across the country.  This much anticipated project is set to be released in March, 2015.

When asked about their newest recording, Eighth Day’s Scott Robinson said “We are SO excited about the release of our brand new recording, “I’m Gonna Say It”. It features 10 songs from Monty Lane Allen and Robert Arthur which have written nearly every song we have ever recorded including all of the Top 10 Singing News hits. We also have a couple of songs by Kenna West, Sue Smith, Lee Black, John Lemonis, and Wendy Wills”.  Robinson added “We were blessed to use some of the top musicians in Nashville, and truly feel that vocally this is our best work yet”.

Les Butler, manager and radio promoter states, “Their new single, “He Is Mine,” is quickly getting traction at radio.  I’ve been hearing bits and pieces as they’ve been putting the entire album together.  This slow tease is not fair!  This is turning out to be some kind of record!”

Lottie Squires from WCKB in Dunn, SC added “I’m so very, very excited about FINALLY having a new CD from Eighth Day! (It’s about time!)  I remember sitting with Joni at NQC way too many years ago, listening to a rough mix of songs from “Everything Holy,” and knowing I was hearing something special…and I know this one will be special, too. Of course, at this point, Eighth Day could sing the collected works of Dr. Seuss and I’d be thrilled to have it!  Now I’m just waiting for them to come back to my area for a concert and a nice, long visit!

Regarding the impact that Eighth Day hopes the CD has on listeners, Scott Robinson said “These are songs that should speak to the hearts of folks in many different places in this walk of faith. We are anxious to share them with the world. It’s time we Christians take a stand.”

About Eighth Day

It’s been said that it takes a while for a musical group to truly bond and consistently render solid performances. Eighth Day certainly proves that point. They have had the same members since 2002, and have a created a sound and style that audiences everywhere immediately connect with.  A reduced travel schedule for the past couple of years has given new energy to this  ministry. “We took some time away to live the life cycle that God has so richly blessed us with, focusing on our relationship with Him and our family unit,” Joni Robinson shared. Eighth Day is comprised of vocalist Joni Robinson, her husband lead singer and emcee Scott Robinson and Baritone singer and office manager Derek Parker.  Eighth Day is based on Roebuck, S.C. and their website is www.eighthdaymusic.com.  You can also follow the group on Facebook at Eighth Day Music.

About Les Butler

He is a past March of Dimes AIR Award winner and was honored with the Paul Heil Broadcasting Award in 2011.  Butler’s syndicated Bluegrass Gospel Radio Show, Front Porch Fellowship, is heard in 200 markets across America and abroad.  The former publisher of “The Singing News, Butler has produced and/or played on numerous #1 songs in Southern Gospel Music.  Butler started Butler Music Group in 1978, and he has operated Family Music Group since 2003.  Butler’s playing and production credits include Palmetto State Quartet, Steeles, Dunaways, Crabb Family, Easter Brothers, Marksmen Quartet, Earl Scruggs, Mike Bowling Family, Sharron Kay King, Pine Mountain Railroad, Jimmy Fortune, Marty Raybon, Hope’s Call, Cheri Taylor, Glovers, Baker-Pasma, McCunes, and many more.  Butler’s publishing company catalog, Hurry-Up Publishing/BMI, contains many chart and Dove nominated songs.  He continues to host Harmony Road TV, a nationally televised Southern Gospel program.


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Butler Music Group Website Goes Live 

Written by Staff on February 19, 2015 – 2:04 pm -

unnamed (1)Nashville, Tennessee (February 18, 2015)- Gospel music veteran Les Butler has officially unveiled www.butlermusicgroup.com.

The website is home to news about BMG Management artists, as well as artists being promoted by their subsidiary company, Family Music Group. FMG represents many chart topping top Southern Gospel and Bluegrass Gospel artists. Visitors will also find information about Butler’s preaching and singing schedule.

When asked about the website, Butler Music Group’s Les Butler said “This has been a long time coming. I was always taught that anything worth doing is worth doing right!”

In addition to news, information and audio, you will find a large volume of video including, but not limited to, BMG/FMG artists, Harmony Road TV Shows and behind the scenes videos featuring Les.

Visitors will also be able to interact with Butler Music Group and Family Music Group via social media including Facebook and Twitter. Butler Music Group is found on Facebook at Butler Music Group and on Twitter @butlermusicgrp. Videos can also be found on YouTube at Butler Music Group.

Les concludes by saying, “Stay tuned for a special announcement. I have been working on something that will be fun and informative for every fan of Southern and Bluegrass Gospel Music. I predict it will be a daily destination for those fans!”

The site is designed and maintained by Tony Young with His Image Design and Photography. Information can be found at www.hisimage.com .


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