The
Trav'lers

Classic Gospel Music
Since 1961






Booking Information
Recordings and Videos
Special Appearance Dates

Updated 3/4/2012
The Trav'lers

In early 1961, five young men had a dream of forming a quartet that would be unique in the world of southern gospel music. They envisioned a group that would sing great gospel songs about our Lord, have a smooth sound and create superb arrangements centered around four part modern harmonies. Hence, The Trav'lers.

Soon after forming, the group was offered a regular weekly spot on "The Bob Poole Gospel Favorites" television program. This was the first weekly, syndicated, Gospel Music television program of its kind and was seen coast to coast on over 100 television stations. The Trav'lers appeared on this show, on a weekly basis, for almost five years. Those television appearances brought about personal appearance dates all across America and Canada.

Since their inception in 1961, The Trav'lers have been one of the premier groups in southern gospel music. They are still one of the most exciting, smooth sounding groups singing southern gospel music today. They are currently seen on "America's Gospel Favorites" television program, airing twice weekly on the "Gospel Music Television Network" as well as various cable systems and TV stations across the nation.

In August of 2004 The Trav'lers were given the title of "Living Legends" and were honored with "Living Legend" awards at The Grand Ole Gospel Reunion for their many years of dedication and contributions to Southern Gospel Music. A few of the others who have received this award include Hovie Lister, James Blackwood, J.D. Sumner, Jack Toney, Rosie Rosell, Eva Mae LeFevre and Glen Payne.

ON THE EVENING OF NOVEMBER 28, 2008, EACH MEMBER OF THE TRAV'LERS (WAYNE, TOM, JOEL AND EDDIE) WERE HONORED BY BEING INDUCTED INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOSPEL MUSIC HALL OF FAME. OTHER GOSPEL MUSIC PERSONALITIES INDUCTED THE SAME EVENING WERE MR. BILL SHAW (BLACKWOOD BROTHERS) AND MR. KENNY GATES (BLUE RIDGE QUARTET).

The Trav'lers consist of:
Joel Duncan - Joel is an original member of The Trav'lers from 1961. He left The Trav'lers in the early '70s to sing with Rosie Rozelle and the Searchers. After that, he sang a number of years with the Palmetto State Quartet before returning to The Trav'lers. Joel sings the Bass..

Tom Brown - In the late 1950's, Tom attended his first southern gospel music concert in Greenville, SC which just happened to feature The Statesmen Quartet. That night he fell in love with this wonderful music. Tom is also an original member from 1961. He sings the Baritone and does most of the MC work.

Carl Whitman - Carl Whitman was born and raised in Catachee, SC and was the original lead singer for The Trav'lers when they organized in 1961. After a 20 year absence, The Trav'lers are excited to have him in the lead position once again. His great personality and straight forward lead vocals make him a perfect mateh for The Trav'lers

Wayne Shuford - Originally from Lincolnton, NC, Wayne sang with The Pine Ridge Boys (a group formed by the late Wally Fowler - a spin-off of the Oak Ridge Quartet) prior to joining The Trav'lers in 1967. Wayne sings Tenor and does the booking for the group.

Enjoy their performance; for they give 100% of themselves.

Enjoy their friendship; for they truly love people.

Enjoy their singing; because they truly believe of whom they sing.


Booking Information


For booking information contact:
The Trav'lers
Wayne Shuford
209 Lanewood Drive
Greenville, SC 29607


(864) 234-6539

You can also send email to the thetravlersqt@bellsouth.net


  Special Personal Appearance Dates
Schedule updated September-07-11


Sunday, January 01, 2006
HISTORY OF THE TRAV'LERS

TO LEARN MORE OF THE HISTORY OF THE TRAV'LERS GO TO
WWW.GRANDOLEGOSPELREUNION.COM
CLICK ON "GOGR MUSIC HISTORY
SCROLL DOWN TO "THE TRAV'LERS"
CLICK ON THE NAME

Friday, January 01, 2010
Beginning in January 2010
The Trav'lers will have a very limited concert schedule
Semi-Retirement might be the best way to describe it
In April of 2011 The Trav'lers will celebrate our 50th Anniversary as a quartet.

Saturday, December 04, 2010
Eggers Funeral Home
Boiling Springs, SC
PRIVATE

Friday, December 31, 2010
GREEN CREEK, NC
NEW HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
8:00PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT
With The Masters Singers of Chesnee, SC
and The Dominion Trio of Salem, Va.
Call Frank Moffitt @ 864-461-2913 For Information or Directions

Sunday, May 22, 2011
Taylors, SC
St Johns Baptist Church
2 Groveland Drive
6:00pm
864-879-2094

Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Joel Duncan's Birthday



Saturday, June 11, 2011
WAYNE AT PINE RIDGE BOYS REUNION...



Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Joel and Cathy Duncan Wedding Anniversary



Sunday, July 03, 2011
Carl And Sue Whitman 51st Wedding Anniversary



Friday, July 15, 2011

Tremont Church of God / Greenville, SC
CARL'S CANCER DOCTORS AT DUKE HOSPITAL UNEXPECTADLY SCHEDULED CARL FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF "CHEMO" TREATMENTS THE LAST PART OF JUNE AND THE FIRST PART OF JULY

DUE TO THIS UNEXPECTED SITUATION, WE HAD TO CANCEL THIS DATE.
WHEN WE FIND MORE DETAILS REGARDING THE CONCERT, WE WILL POST AN UPDATE.

PRAY FOR CARL AS HE GOES THROUGH THESE TREATMENTS AGAIN.

Friday, July 29, 2011
ROCK HILL, SC
Assisted Living Center
2:00pm

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Gray Court, SC
Bramlett United Methodist Church
Senior's Banquet

Friday, August 12, 2011
Greenville, SC
Grand Ole Gospel Reunion
Hyatt Regency Hotel Ballroom
7:00pm
This is the only night The Trav'lers will sing

Saturday, August 27, 2011
EASLEY, SC (SLABTOWN COMMUNITY)
CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CHURCH
8300 Old Greenville Highway
(About 4 miles north of I85 at Hwy 8 exit)
6:00PM
Call Faye @ 864-269-6871 For Info or Directions

Sunday, September 11, 2011
Tom & Linda Brown Wedding Anniversary



Sunday, September 18, 2011
CANCELLED
First Baptist Church - Gaston, SC
Will Reschedule

Saturday, October 08, 2011
South Carolina Gospel Music Association
Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony
THIS PROGRAM IS BEING RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED......

Sunday, October 30, 2011
Travelers Rest, SC
Clearview Baptist Church
THIS CONCERT CANCELLED BY THE CHURCH DUE TO HALLOWEEN !!!!!!

Friday, November 25, 2011
WOODRUFF, SC
D W C Auction House
In Theo Plaza (beside Woodruff High School)
7:00PM
THE TRAV'LERS
JASON FUNDERBURK AND DRIVEN QUARTET
Admission is $5.00 at the door plus a love offering will be taken
Sponsored by Taking America Back Promotions

Thursday, December 08, 2011
Wayne Shuford - Birthday



Saturday, December 31, 2011
AS OF THIS DATE, AFTER 50 YEARS, THE TRAV'LERS HAVE OFFICIALLY RETIRED
However, in August 2012, we will be singing at the Grand Ole Gospel Reunion
At the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Greenville, SC

This schedule is updated often!!
Please check soon.

Recordings and Videos


A COLLECTION OF 15 OF SOME OF THE MOST REQUESTED SONGS
THE TRAV'LERS HAVE RECORDED OVER THE PAST 50 YEARS.

The above CD is only $10.00 with $2.00 shipping

Four Recordings By The Original Trav'lers
Four Recordings By
The Original Trav'lers
1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965

Digitally Remastered
4 Individual CDs - 48 Great Songs

All 4 for $26.00 (includes shipping)
Wayne Shuford - At Ease Wayne Shuford "At Ease"
Available on CD only

Look Up High
It Is No Secret
Rags to Riches
Heaven's Point of View
All I Know
Shadow of His Love
Just Another Hill
When He Was On the Cross
That's My Home
I See the Goal

"The Trav'lers"
Available on CD only

If You Know The Lord
Jesus I Believe
Rolling Along
I'm A Miracle
His Touch (mp3 sound clip)
Gentle Stranger
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere
Medley: Wade On Out,
Gonna Open Up All the Doors,
Just A Little While

We Are So Blessed

The Trav'lers
"Anniversary Edition"
Available on CD only
 
Had It Not Been For Jesus (mp3 sound clip)
Heaven Our Home
Glory, Glory, Clear The Road
Calvary's Road
He Cares For You
Since I Found The Lord
The Christian Way
No, Never Alone
The Sunday School Song
What A Precious Friend Is He

The Trav'lers
"The Weapon Of Prayer"

Available on CD only

  
The Pleasure Is Mine
He's Living In My Heart
Only Jesus Knows
Take A Moment And Live
I'm Going On
Testing Time
The Lord Will Take Care Of You
The Weapon Of Prayer
Humble Prayer
Search Me Lord

The Trav'lers "If Not Today"
Available on CD only

  

It's Different Now
He The Pearly Gates Will Open
Great Day
This Is Why I Want To Go
If Not Today
Old Time Religion
Holy Is Thy Name
In The Sweet By And By
Jesus Hold My Hand
I Surrender All

The Trav'lers "Solid Southern"
Available on CD only
  

Rain, Rain, Rain
Nothing Can Compare
When My Knees Touch Gold
Good News
Mercy River
I'm Walking But Not Alone
If God Is Dead
Yesterday
Cheer The Weary Traveler
Sinner Come Home

The Trav'lers "Portrait"
Available on CD only
  

A Song To Sing
I'm Saved
Wasted Years
I Would Not Be Denied
Angels Will Stand
I've Been Changed
No One Ever Cared Like Jesus
You Can't Scare God Away
When I See Him Face To Face
The Fourth Man

CDs $15.00 each + 1.00 each shipping
DVDs $15.00 each + 1.00 each shipping
Only "Classics" is available on DVD
All others are available on CD only

Cassettes no longer available

Make checks payable to:
The Trav'lers
209 Lanewood Drive
Greenville, SC 29607

Information on their products is available by calling at (864) 234-6539,
writing to the address above or at their live appearances.

You can also send email to the thetravlersqt@bellsouth.net


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