Tag: Balsam Range

Balsam Range at World of Bluegrass

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We were fortunate to catch up with Balsam Range the morning after their big wins at Thursday night’s IBMA Awards. They talked about that, and everything else they’re up to these days.


More from Bristol RRR 2014

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion continued Saturday with another beautiful day. Last year’s Saturday schedule was marred by heavy rains early in the day, but this year brought 80 degree temps and nearly cloudless skies. Thanks to Alane Anno Photography, we are able […]


Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival 2014

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker was on hand when the 2014 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival was held earlier this month. Here’s his first of several galleries.  


Two Bluegrass Today charts this weekend

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Friday saw two new Bluegrass Today radio airplay charts, with both our weekly and monthly charts hitting on the same day. By examining them both, you can get a snapshot view of what was played on bluegrass radio the previous week on dozens of stations, […]


Songwriter Profile – Milan Miller

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Milan Miller started learning guitar around the age of five. Guitar is his primary instrument, but he also plays the mandolin, bass, piano, and “just enough banjo and Dobro to get myself into trouble.” Miller’s song catalog includes such Balsam Range staples as Calloway County […]


Red, White & Bluegrass 2014

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

This early report from the 2014 edition of the Red, White & Bluegrass festival last week is a contribution from Jessica Boggs, an enthusiastic bluegrass fan in East Tennessee. Sweltering heat couldn’t keep fans from coming out to the first day of Red, White, and […]


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 […]