Tag: Balsam Range

Five – Balsam Range

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over the past few years, North Carolina’s Balsam Range has established itself as one of the most consistent hit-producing and award-winning bands in bluegrass music. Now, coming off of the success of 2012’s Papertown (last year’s IBMA Album of the Year), the five-man group has […]


Moon Over Memphis video from Balsam Range

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Balsam Range has offered this clever video to introduce the opening track of their upcoming album, Five. It shows the band’s work on the song Moon Over Memphis, starting with them working up an arrangement in the studio, through to them tracking the cut, and finishing […]


Eagerly Awaited Music for 2014

| February 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

2014 is shaping up to be a banner year for bluegrass music. Some of the best-known bands are in the studio now working on new projects. So are some fine up-and-comers. I started to make a list of new music that I was waiting to […]


Darren Nicholson has Things Left Undone

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Darren Nicholson, mandolinist with Balsam Range, has a new solo project to start 2014. Things Left Undone finds Darren with some of the top names in bluegrass on 12 tracks of new and classic bluegrass, and a pair of bonus tracks with his own Darren […]


Photos from SOIMF 2013

| November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival is well underway, and we have some photos from Day 1 courtesy of Bill Warren. More to come.  


Balsam Range back on the road

| November 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

A highway wreck is the worst fear of a traveling musician, and of their families and friends. Both the driver and their passengers in a touring vehicle are especially vulnerable when a bus or van is involved in an accident, and any time we hear […]


Photos from Three Sisters 2013

| October 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Todd Powers shared these images from this weekend’s 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival in Chattanooga, TN. We’ll have another gallery later this week from this free downtown music event.  


2013 IBMA Awards Show photos

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s the first gallery of Milo Farineau’s images from the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards.  


More Photos from Wednesday’s Bluegrass Ramble

| September 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Bluegrass Ramble has been a popular new addition to this year’s IBMA World of Bluegrass. Here are some pictures from around Raleigh during Wednesday’s Bluegrass Ramble.  


Balsam Range lets loose

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

A number of bluegrass entertainers have spent the past few days celebrating their 2013 IBMA nominations, each according to their own style. Balsam Range has chosen to mark their five nominations by releasing an alternate ending to their recent Papertown video.   Funny guys…