• Balsam Range: concert series and webcasts

    Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range, has announced an exciting new concert series. Taking place at the Colonial Theatre, originally built in 1932 and then restored in 1992 and again in 2006, in the band's hometown of Canton, NC, the

  • 3 new Christmas tracks from Mountain Home

    The folks at Mountain Home/Crossroads have a special digital release of Christmas music featuring three of their top bluegrass artists. These are all new recordings which can be purchased for download either individually, or as an album. A Mountain Home Christmas

  • Trains I Missed from Balsam Range

    Balsam Range has released the title track from their upcoming Mountain Home CD, Trains I Missed, as a single to bluegrass and Americana radio. The song, written by Walt Wilkins, Gilles Godard and Nicole Witt, is a unique take on

  • New Gospel CD from Doyle Lawson

    I spoke earlier this week with Ty Gilpin of Crossroads Music, and he shared some news sure to be of interest to bluegrass fans. First up is word that the next Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver CD, Light On My Feet,

  • Balsam Range – Last Train To Kitty Hawk

    Crossroads Music has announced January 20, 2009 as the release date for Last Train To Kitty Hawk, the sophomore effort from North Carolina's Balsam Range. The CD will feature 12 tracks, mostly new songs, many of them written within the

  • Balsam Range are Marching Home

    The Clyde, North Carolina-based quintet Balsam Range has just announced the release of their debut CD, Marching Home. The band comprises Marc Pruett (banjo), Caleb Smith (guitar), Darren Nicholson (mandolin), Tim Surrett (upright bass and resonator guitar) and Buddy Melton (fiddle)