Balsam Range

Balsam Range Art of Music Festival

NEW! 2024 Tickets/Lodging Packages

A festival featuring concerts by some of the top bluegrass and acoustic musicians in the nation

December 1-2, 2023

The event features concerts in historic Stuart Auditorium and a range of workshops with internationally-acclaimed bluegrass band Balsam Range plus top artists from across the country. Performing along with Balsam Range on Friday, Dec. 1, will be The Cleverlys, Sister Sadie and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble with Balsam Range, and on Saturday, Dec. 2, will be Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, John Cowan‘s Newgrass All-Stars, and Balsam Range with The Studio Dream Team Band (Milan Miller, Julio Cesar Barreto, Tony Creasman and David Johnson). Plus, a special festival kickoff event featuring songs from Balsam Range’s forthcoming album will be held Thursday, Nov. 30!

Tickets & Lodging

More Festival Information

For on-site festival lodging, call reservations at 800-222-4930 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or book your accommodations online.
Balsam Range Art of Music Workshop with Buddy Melton
Photo of a Lakeside room inside the Terrace Hotel


Stay at Lake Junaluska during the festival, and be just steps from the concerts in historic Stuart Auditorium and workshops held inside The Terrace Hotel and at the nearby Harrell Center. Lodging is available at our lakeside Terrace Hotel and historic Lambuth Inn.

To book lodging, call 800-222-4930 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to speak with a reservationist or book online.


NEW! 2024 Balsam Range Art of Music Festival Package

Enjoy on-site festival lodging at Lake Junaluska, premium reserved seating at the 2024 Balsam Range Art of Music Festival concerts and more when you purchase a 2024 festival package. The 2024 Balsam Range Art of Music Festival concerts will be Friday, Dec. 6, 2024, and Saturday, Dec. 7, 2024, with a kickoff event on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2024.

Save 10% when you book by Monday, Dec. 4, 2023!

Balsam Range

About Balsam Range

Balsam Range is a bluegrass and acoustic music group founded in 2007 in Haywood County, N.C. They are the 2018 IBMA “Entertainer of the Year” recipients as well as winning the 2018 IBMA “Male Vocalist of the Year” for Buddy Melton and 2018 IBMA “Bass Player of the Year” for Tim Surrett.