Arts & Entertainment: Local band: old-time bluegrass

  • Few bands have a day named for them: Balsam Range does. August 10 was proclaimed “Balsam Range Appreciation Day” in Haywood County. It’s a well-earned accolade. The group has racked up the awards, including the 2011 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Song of the Year for “Trains I Missed.” And, of course, this award. — A.M.