Balsam Range, friends kick off concert series

art balsamrangeNationally acclaimed Western North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range will be kicking off their winter concert series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at The Colonial Theatre in Canton.

They will be joined by veteran Nashville musicians Shawn Camp, Guthrie Trapp, Larry Atamanuik and Mike Bub. A bold and distinctive singer, Camp has provided material for Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Garth Brooks and Brooks & Dunn. He is also a multi-instrumentalist that has played with Yonder Mountain String Band, Alan Jackson, The Osborne Brothers and John Prine. Camp’s music sprawls across the lines that divide country, Americana, bluegrass and roots rock.

Tickets are $15 per person. The winter concert series at The Colonial Theatre continues on Jan. 5 with Balsam Range welcoming bassist/vocalist John Driskell Hopkins from the Zac Brown Band.

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