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 just released their latest project on Kindred Records to radio via AirPlay Direct. Their latest project, Living In A Moment consists of 13 tracks of true bluegrass music.
The band has performed on historic radio and television shows such as The Merry-Go-Round in Mount Airy, 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 100th 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. Members include Kernersville's Travelin'Travis Frye, host of the Merry-Go-Round and DJ for The Afternoon Show on WPAQ radio, on guitar, Hunter Motts of Spartanburg, SC, on banjo, two time North Carolina State fiddle champion, Henry Mabe of Walnut Cove, NC, on fiddle, Mt. 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.