The Bald Mountain Boys have been playing Smokin' Mountain Grass around Western North Carolina for several years. The band formed in Asheville, NC and is cooking up a hot mix of Appalachian Roots music. Sam Turner (Guitar, Vocals) Nelson Puckett (Guitar) J.d. Smith (Bass) Kendall Huntley (Banjo, Vocals), and Ben Williams (Mandolin, Vocals) give classic pickin’ due respect while forging a rowdy mountain sound. Their influences include: Doc Watson, Bill Monroe, Stanley Brothers, Yonder Mtn. String Band, Grateful Dead, & Tim O'Brien.