Detroit Duets 2018: Ray Williams and Brandon Calhoon

Get to know Ray and Brandon, one of four "Detroit Duets"

Meet Ray Williams and Brandon Calhoon! They are one of four "Detroit Duets" that will be performing live on Monday, June 25 on Local 4's broadcast of "The Ford Fireworks" presented by The Parade Company. The show will also be live streamed on beginning at 8 p.m.


Ray Williams grew up around country music and has been singing ever since she can remember. Throughout middle and high school, Ray took the stage at any chance she got. She began opening for artists for free, and after she graduated high school, she moved to Nashville, TN. This led her to touring with Jason Aldean, Wynonna Jud and more. She was also on featured on national television show "Nashville Star". Ray has also written a number of songs for various artists and has 4 of her own albums. 


Fun Facts about Ray

Favorite TV Show:  "The Golden Girls"

Favorite Actress: Julia Roberts and Diane Keaton 

Favorite Movie: "The Little Mermaid" and "20 Feet from Stardom"

Favorite Book: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Favorite Food: Mexican

Favorite Animal: Dog

Unique Fact: Ray is a good dancer. She and her brother will dance just about everywhere and anywhere together.

Follow Ray on:

Facebook: @raywilliamsofficial

Twitter: @iamRayWilliams

Instagram: @raywilliamsofficial

See more of his work at


Brandon Calhoon started getting into music when he got his first guitar at the age of 13. One year, his high school pep assembly was in need of a singer, so he jumped in and sang for the very first time. This is when he fell in love with singing and began to do it more. He became a part of a few bads in college, and followed his music career to California. This led him to be featured on national television show "Rock Star: INXS". Brandon now lives back in Michigan and has multiple albums out. 


Fun Facts about Brandon

Favorite TV Show: "That 70's Show"

Favorite Movie: "The Fighter"

Favorite Actor: Robert De Niro and Denzel Washington

Favorite Book: Johnny Cash's Biography

Favorite Food: Mexican

Favorite Animal: Dog

Unique Fact: Brandon played basketball in high school

Follow Brandon on:

Facebook: @brandon.calhoon

Twitter: @bcalhoon32

See more of his work at


Don't forget to watch Ray and Brandon on "The Ford Fireworks" presented by The Parade Company -- Monday, June 25 at starting at 8 p.m.