DON WILLIAMS DEAD AT 78

Don Williams 09.08.17

The Country Music world mourns the loss of one of its’ most distinctive song stylists with the passing of Don Williams after a short illness. He was 78.

A native of Floydada, Texas, Williams was born May 27, 1939. He grew up in Portland, TX, graduating there in 1958. Music had always been a part of his upbringing, entering – and winning - a talent contest when he was just three years old. For his efforts, Williams received an alarm clock. He began playing guitar during his teen-age years, learning the songs that he heard on the radio during that period. He and his friends played in local bands around the area, and he wed wife Joy Bucher on April 10, 1960.
...

Read More
New DVD and CD Includes Rare Concert Footage and Recording

DON WILLIAMS IN IRELAND: THE GENTLE GIANT IN CONCERT - DELUXE LIMITED EDITION CD & DVD PACKAGE TO HIT STORES ON MAY 12

Don Williams 05.09.17

Nashville, Tenn. (May 9, 2017) – Though his millions of fans around the world were heartbroken recently to learn of his retirement from performing after five decades of touring, there is a silver lining. Soon, you will be able to witness the magic of Don Williams live in concert anytime you want – from your own living room.

On May 12, Red River Entertainment/BFD/RED will release Don Williams In Ireland: The Gentle Giant In Concert – Deluxe Limited Edition CD & DVD package featuring the singer in the midst of one of his more recent ventures overseas. The special package will be available everywhere music is sold in a special digi-pak for $19.98.

“It’s...

Read More
Don Williams

'DON WILLIAMS IN IRELAND: THE GENTLE GIANT IN CONCERT' SET TO HIT STORES ON APRIL 15

Don Williams 03.22.16

Nashville, Tenn. (March 22, 2016) – Though his millions of fans around the world were heartbroken recently to learn of his retirement from performing after five decades of touring, there is a silver lining. Soon, you will be able to witness the magic of Don Williams live in concert anytime you want – from your own living room.
 
On April 15, Red River Entertainment/BFD/RED will release Don Williams In Ireland: The Gentle Giant In Concert DVD and CD (sold separately) features the singer in the midst of one...

Read More

DON WILLIAMS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AFTER ILLUSTRIOUS SIX DECADE COUNTRY MUSIC CAREER

Don Williams 03.01.16

Nashville, Tenn. (March 1, 2016) – Country Music Hall of Famer and CMA/ACM award winner Don Williams, who became one of the biggest country stars known as the “Gentle Giant” with his relaxed songs and 6-foot-1-inch frame, is retiring after six decades of making music and entertaining crowds.

“It’s time to hang my hat up and enjoy some quiet time at home. I’m so thankful for my fans, my friends and my family for their everlasting love and support,” Williams said.

They came to call Williams the “Gentle Giant” in the decades he was a dominating country hitmaker because of his unique...

Read More

DON WILLIAMS UNDERGOES UNEXPECTED HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Don Williams 02.02.16

Nashville, Tenn. (February 2, 2016) – Don Williams has regrettably been forced to postpone his 2016 tour after unexpected hip replacement surgery. The Country Music Hall of Famer and CMA/ACM award-winning country music artist recently announced a 21-city tour. Ticket buyers are encouraged to contact local venues and authorized ticketing platforms regarding refunds.

 

DON WILLIAMS TOUR POSTPONED

Feb 17 Florida Theatre - Jacksonville, Fla.

Feb 18 Pensacola Saenger Theatre - Pensacola Fla.

Feb 19 Tivoli Theatre - Chattanooga, Tenn.

Feb 20 Tennessee Theatre - Knoxville, Tenn.

Feb 23...

Read More
Don Williams

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND DON WILLIAMS RETURNS TO THE ROAD WITH 2016 TOUR

Don Williams 01.11.16

Nashville, Tenn. (January 11, 2016) – Country Music Hall of Famer and CMA/ACM award winner Don Williams, who became one of the biggest country stars known as the “Gentle Giant” with his relaxed songs and 6-foot-1-inch frame, will bring his 75-minute set of hits to 21 venues across the country.
 
Williams will captivate crowds with the mellow tone of his smooth baritone in “Good Ole Boys Like Me," “Tulsa Time,” "Back in my Younger Days," "Louisiana Saturday Night" and identifiable sincerity in the timelessness of...

Read More

COUNTRY LEGEND DON WILLIAMS RETURNS TO THE STAGE FOR A FALL TOUR

Don Williams 09.01.15

Nashville, Tenn. (September 1, 2015) – Internationally loved country music icon, Don Williams, is set to bring his hits to fans old and new when he kicks off his 2015 Tour in September. “Mercy, the fans have kept us going for years, and I am glad to share the music with them once again,” says Williams.

Williams first came to prominence in the 1960s as a member of the folk group The Pozo-Seco Singers. The trio recorded several hit records, with the biggest being “Time.” By 1971, Williams had gone solo, and had signed a publishing deal with Jack Clement. The Hall of Fame producer was so taken with Don’s style that he offered him a recording contract with his JMI...

Read More