Tag: Balsam Range

Song of the Mountain season 8 announced

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

24 new episodes were announced today for the 8th season of the live bluegrass and acoustic music program, Song Of The Mountains, debuting June 15 on almost 200 public television affiliates across the US. The show works in collaboration with UNC-TV in Research Triangle City in North […]


Balsam Range to the silver screen

| May 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

“They’re gonna put me in the movies…” So sang Buck Owens (and Ringo Starr) in the mid 1960s in Act Naturally, a hit song that told the story of a country boy set for stardom in the movie biz. In 2014, it appears that Balsam […]


New Live Album from Balsam Range

| March 21, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Mountain Home Music has announced the release, yesterday, of a live album by Balsam Range, Live at the Altamont. It was recorded on January 18th and 19th at Asheville, North Carolina’s premiere listening venue, the historic Altamont Theatre, in Ashville. It includes these requested favorites […]


Hopkins and Balsam Range on the Opry

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This past Friday on The Grand Ole Opry, Balsam Range performed with John Driskell Hopkins to promote Daylight, the album they recorded together last year. Hopkins has made his living in music for some time, as both a side man and songwriter, and is in the […]


Daylight – John Driskell Hopkins & Balsam Range

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Numerous country musicians have made the short leap to bluegrass in recent years, perhaps most notably Marty Raybon and Joe Diffie. These artists had already established careers as vocalists, and simply adjusted their sound for a new audience. Now, another country musician has released a […]


PopMatters – Best of Bluegrass 2012

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again, where pundits assess various aspects of the past 12 months. One of the first to do so and publish their list of favourites is PopMatters, the international magazine of cultural criticism. PopMatters’ bluegrass Top Ten listing includes a good […]


Daylight coming soon from John Driskell Hopkins and Balsam Range

| December 14, 2012 | 2 Comments

John Driskell Hopkins, bass player with the Zac Brown Band, has teamed up with Balsam Range to record an album of his original music, Daylight, which will be independently released on January 22, 2013. The bulk of the music is performed with Hopkins on guitar and […]


Balsam Range to Class Act

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Balsam Range has been announced as the newest artist to be represented by Class Act Entertainment. They join such stellar acts as J.D. Crowe & The New South, The Hillbenders and Mountain Home labelmates The Boxcars and Darin & Brooke Aldridge at Class Act. Principal […]


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. […]


Balsam Range on WNCW

| July 27, 2012 | 5 Comments

The Balsam Range guys will stop in to the WNCW studios on Saturday to talk with Dennis Jones about their new release, Papertown. Dennis is on each Saturday for Goin’ Across The Mountain, which airs in western North Carolina on a number of FM frequencies. […]