Author Archive: Roy Swann

Roy is a professional photographer with a special interest in bluegrass.

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CD release concert for Papertown

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Balsam Range held their CD release concert for their new album Papertown on Friday, August 10th at the beautiful Colonial Theater in the paper town of Canton, NC. The event was sold out bringing locals and visitors alike to the area to celebrate with the band. […]


Brand New Strings CD release party

| March 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville in Nashville, TN was the location for a CD release party for Rural Rhythm recording artists Brand New Strings on Friday evening, March 23rd. Fiddler Preston Schmidt, who is employed at Margaritaville as a sound engineer, arranged for this non-traditional bluegrass venue […]


2011 Fan Fest photos

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments
Brooke Aldridge, Ronnie Bowman and Darin Aldridge at the 2011 Fan Fest - photo © Roy Swann

As we pack up to head back east from Nashville, here’s one last photo gallery from Roy Swann, capturing this weekend’s Fan Fest activities.  


More from IBMA 2011

| September 30, 2011 | 1 Comment
Caleb Smith with Balsam Rage's trophy for the 2011 IBMA Song of the Year - photo © Roy Swann

Roy Swann has sent along another fine batch of photos from the 2011 IBMA Awards show.


Even more IBMA Awards photos

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments
Ron Stewart accepts for Banjo Player of the Year at the 2011 IBMA Awards - photos © Roy Swann

Here is another batch of pictures from last night’s International Bluegrass Music Awards at The Ryman in Nashville, taken by Roy Swann.    


2011 Awards Show pics

| September 30, 2011 | 2 Comments

Here’s a first batch of photos from tonight’s IBMA Awards show, taken by Roy Swann.