Expedition Show, The


  • From Nashville.
  • 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.
  • 2011, released The Expedition Show album (Mountain Fever).
  • 2013, released Stormy Horizons album (Mountain Fever).