Balsam Range

Balsam Range

Nov 1, 2013 |  0 comments
Date: Nov 1, 2013 Time: 8:00 pm Price: $15 in advance, $20 day of show Type: Bluegrass/Americana

Founded in 2007, Balsam Range consists of five friends with unique experiences and backgrounds that blend together
effortlessly to form their distinctive sound. Since bursting onto the scene, Balsam Range has made a definite mark in the Bluegrass and Acoustic music world.
Balsam Range Balsam Range is:
Buddy Melton, vocals, fiddle – Buddy began his musical journey
in college, learning to play fiddle at that time. He has performed
with Jubal Foster before joining Balsam Range. Buddy is also a
talented acoustic bass player, who has performed regularly with
David Holt and Doc Watson. He is probably best known for his
unique tenor vocal that is a staple in the BR sound.
Darren Nicholson, vocals, mandolin – Darren has performed
many times on the Grand Ole Opry stage with Alecia Nugent, and
has toured with The Crowe Brothers among many other artists,
traveling all over the world. Darren is a Grammy nominee and
multiple IBMA award-winner.
Marc Pruett, banjo – Grammy award-winning Marc Pruett earned
his honor playing with Ricky Skaggs. He led the Marc Pruett
Band for 10 years playing Bill Stanley’s BBQ in Asheville. Marc
earned his honorary doctorate from Western Carolina University in
2010 for his contributions to Bluegrass Music. He also toured with
James Monroe, Jimmy Martin, and The Whites.
Caleb Smith, vocals, guitar – Caleb performed as a member of
gospel group ‘Harvest’ prior to joining Balsam Range. At that time,
he was awarded “Male Vocalist of the Year” for the PowerGrass
Music Awards. Caleb lends his songwriting talents to the band and
is a talented luthier, building Smith Custom Guitars.
Tim Surrett, vocals, bass; dobro – Highly regarded in Southern
Gospel music circles, Tim has performed with the Kingsmen
Quartet, earning a place in the Southern Gospel Music Hall of
Fame. He has also performed/recorded with Tony Rice, Ralph
Stanley, and Vince Gill. He has earned multiple awards for
Gospel Musician of the Year

visit their website: http://balsamrange.com/

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