Formed in 2002 by banjo player Blake Williams and mandolin player Bobby Clark as The Williams and Clark Expedition. Also in the group: Wayne Southards (guitar) and Kimberly Williams (bass). Blake and Kimberly Williams are married.
Williams and Clark previously worked together as members of the Mike Snider band. Southards is a former member of the Tennessee Gentlemen. Southards is from Salem, Missouri (also hometown of the Dillards).
Original name: New Ground. Changed after first album was released because the name was already in use by a gospel group.
2003, 2004, were nominated for IBMA’s Emerging Artist of the Year award.
2009, Bobby Clark departed and the group was re-named The Expedition Show.