Butch Owens joins Blackwood Brothers
The Blackwood Brothers announced the hire of Butch Owens as their new bass singer. [EDIT, 6/18/12: Broken link removed.] Owens commented:
I am excited to be a part of The Blackwood Brothers Quartet. It is a dream come true for me. The Blackwood Brothers Quartet is the most well-known name in gospel music with a great history of pioneering and influence in this industry. I am so proud to be able to help continue that great tradition. I look forward to meeting many new friends as we travel around the country and around the world.
Owens has performed with the Stamps Quartet, Anchormen, and Florida Boys, and is the father of Signature Sound bass singer Ian Owens. He has already spent two days in the studio, recording vocals for the group’s upcoming release. His first live concert with the group will be next Saturday, June 9.