• Sneak peek at Papertown

    Balsam Range has released a video sneak peek at their next album, Papertown, due in late July. It offers a taste of several of the songs, plus some comments from three of the band members congregated in the studio. They discuss

  • Balsam Nation launches

    Balsam Range has launched a modern-day fan club they call Balsam Nation. And before you ask... it has nothing to do with vinegar or evergreen trees. The "X Nation" meme has been gaining steam this past few years, since it was

  • Buddy Melton back on stage with Balsam Range

    Balsam Range fiddler Buddy Melton made his return to the stage on Saturday (4/7) in Canton, NC following a freak accident last month that required facial reconstruction surgery. His recovery has been both rapid and remarkable, and the band was delighted

  • Buddy Melton in the studio

    The entire bluegrass world was horrified when word of Balsam Range, fiddler Buddy Melton's accident came to light last month. While loading cattle on March 12, a cow kicked at the truck door, slamming it into Buddy's face, and causing some severe

  • Update from Balsam Range

    Balsam Range is in the studio this week, working on a new project for Mountain Home. At least most of them are. Fiddler Buddy Melton is still recuperating from a head injury and concomitant facial reconstruction surgery, and he was surely on

  • Buddy Melton surgery a success

    Good news this weekend from Balsam Range. Their fiddler, Buddy Melton, who was injured last week, underwent major facial reconstruction surgery on Sunday in Asheville, NC. Mandolinist Darren Nicholson posted the following this morning on the band's web site. Buddy’s surgery today

  • Buddy Melton update

    Balsam Range mandolinist Darren Nichols posted on Facebook last night about their fiddler and dear friend Buddy Melton, who was seriously injured on Monday while loading cattle. "Here's a little update I can share about Buddy Melton. We just left his

  • Balsam Range on WDVX

    Balsam Range will be featured on Friday's (8/12) edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX, performing material from their current CD, Trains I Missed. The shows airs at noon (EDT) from Knoxville, TN at 102.9 FM, and via live streaming online

  • Balsam Range video from Crossroads

    Crossroads Music has released another live concert video for Tar Heel grassers Balsam Range. This set was recorded at the Colonial Theater in Canton, NC on February 19, marking the second time that Crossroads has offered live video from the band