Tag: Balsam Range

Balsam Range lets loose

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Comment
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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…

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Papertown video from Balsam Range

| July 15, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Balsam Range and Crossroads Music have released a music video for the title track of the band’s latest album, Papertown, which hit in July of 2012. The song was written by Milan Miller, and the video filmed in the mill town of Canton, NC, not […]

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First photos from Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Here’s a look at the first two days of Red, White & Bluegrass from Bill Warren. More to come as the festival continues through this week.  

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Song of the Mountain season 8 announced

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Balsam Range to the silver screen

| May 6, 2013 | 2 Comments
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“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 […]

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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 […]

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Hopkins and Balsam Range on the Opry

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Daylight – John Driskell Hopkins & Balsam Range

| January 22, 2013 | 1 Comment
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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 […]

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PopMatters – Best of Bluegrass 2012

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Daylight coming soon from John Driskell Hopkins and Balsam Range

| December 14, 2012 | 2 Comments
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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 […]

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