Travis Frye & Blue Mountain CD Now Available!
The debut release of "Living In A Moment" on Kindred Records by North Carolina based bluegrass group Travis Frye and Blue Mountain was recorded at Eastwood Studios in Cana, VA and includes 13 tracks. An excellent blend of new original material and classic covers ranging from Lefty Frizzell to Albert Brumley to Cowboy Copas, a mix you may not expect in bluegrass. "Living In A Moment"has soulful ballads, an upbeat and cheerful "rodeograss" tune, some new twists on classic country, original and classic Gospel, and with band members from the Carolina's you can expect some hard driving banjo pickin' and fiddlin' instrumentals...
Travis Frye and Blue Mountain is a multi-generational bluegrass band that honors the Appalachian roots of the music while adding a modern twist. With members spanning from North Carolina to South Carolina, the band incorporates spirited fiddle and banjo tunes along with modern selections from country, bluegrass, and gospel traditions, as well as original material. The band has performed on historic radio and television shows such as The Merry-Go-Round in Mount Airy, North Carolina, the Blueridge Backroads in Galax, Virginia, and PBS's Song of the Mountains in Marion, Virginia. They have also had the honor of playing for the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway at Appalachian State University. The band has shared the stage with Big Country Bluegrass, the Steeldrivers, Lou Reid and Carolina, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Sammy Shelor, and Terry Baucom. Band members include Kernersville's Travelin' Travis Frye, host for The Afternoon Show on WPAQ radio, on guitar, Hunter Motts of Spartanburg, SC, on banjo, Henry Mabe of Walnut Cove, NC, on fiddle, Mount Airy's Tim Frye, host of Mountain Morning and Mountain Midday on WPAQ radio, on mandolin, and Renee Martin of Belews Creek, NC on bass.
Kindred is pleased to add Travis Frye and Blue Mountain to its catalog of artists. For more information visit their website at www.travisfryebluemountain.com