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Balsam Range Music Video Premieres on CMT Edge

Balsam RangeArden, N.C. -- Monday, July 15th marks the exclusive video premiere of "Papertown" from the five outstanding artists who comprise the award-winning band Balsam Range. The video was produced and directed by Kim White of ViewFinders, Inc. and includes a spectacular array of historic images along with performance footage. The resulting video is as captivating as the song that inspired it, one that tells the story of Canton, NC, honors the 100 year history of the paper mill, and features the amazing talent of North Carolina’s own Balsam Range. Catch the video Monday on CMT Edge.

Balsam Range Helps a Small Town Make a Big Difference

Balsam RangeArden, NC -- When Balsam Range member Tim Surrett was told by his niece, Paige, about two students at one school who are fighting cancer, he and his band mates heeded the call. A third grade teacher at Clyde Elementary School in Clyde, NC, Paige told Tim that the school was trying to find a way to help the two families, and the power of love and music was set in motion. A Sunday afternoon benefit was held at Haywood Community College with bluegrass artists Balsam Range providing the toe-tapping entertainment. All proceeds were donated to the families of young Carter Green and Howell Brown III. Carter was able to attend the event, but little Howell is currently hospitalized at Duke University.

Today, You Can Visit “Papertown” by Balsam Range

PapertownIntroducing Papertown, Balsam Range’s fourth release on Mountain Home Music. It’s been a wide river to cross for Balsam Range. Last year’s Bluegrass Song of the Year winners have tasted success, faced a potential demise, started a community from their fan base and created ground-breaking ways to get their music out. Now they top it all by delivering the best music of their career to date. Papertown gets the trains they missed back on track.

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