Allison (Allison Balson) is an award-nominated actress, with Film and Television credits including Little House on the Prairie, Best Seller, Legend of the White Horse, and most recently Broken Blood. She is the host and producer of the radio show “The Art of the Album”, and is the celebrity spokesperson for the nonprofit, Operation Happy Note. Allison holds a BA from Princeton University, and a MBA from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland.
Stone is an award-winning solo guitarist, sound engineer, mixer and producer. He designed and built a state-of-the-art recording studio in Los Angeles, CA. Stone holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
News & Happenings
Host/Producer of Music Scene Live, Allison Balson, was honored to perform a set of original songs with Stone at the Fort Worth Songwriter Association's Spring Showcase. The showcase took place at the Buffalo West Restaurant in Fort Worth, TX. All and all six members of the FWSA performed original songs, and all enjoyed great BBQ, and cold drinks on a beautiful spring day!
(Rob Owen, VP, FWSA, Allison) (Custom Guitar Raffle)
Host/Producer of Music Scene Live, Allison Balson, will be attending *Billy The Kid Western Film Festival in Hico, Texas as a celebrity guest. The Festival runs from October 16-18. Allison will be on hand to meet and greet fans of Western themed Flm & TV shows, sign autographs and participate in Q&A panels. For tickets and more details, please visit Billy The Kid Western Film Festival official website.
(Allison & Randy Travis) (Allison at Billy the Kid Museum)
*Billy the Kid Western Film Festival is sponsored by The True Texas, Hico Film Productions, Blazing Star Books, Sugar Moon Antiques, and Billy the Kid Museum, a nonprofit organization
Music Scene Live is going on-the-road to record a radio show in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the famous music venue The Garage! This special show to be recorded on Thursday July 9th, 8:00pm, is a free admission show and will feature one of the most talented and respected bands from North Carolina -- The Bo-Stevens.
(The Bo-Stevene in performance for
Music Scene Live, at The Garage)
Also, while in Winston-Salem, Allison will be appearing as celebrity guest at the 34th annual Western Film Fair and Nostalgia Convention.
"Celebrating Classic Film and Television of the Golden Era"
A convention that showcases western themed film celebrities, western themed nostalgic collectables, and has all-day screenings of the best-of-the-best western themed movies and television series. Their mission is to celebrate this great genre of American Western themed classics and raise money for the nonprofit organization The Western Film Preservation Society.
(Celebrity Attendees at Western Film Fair) (Allison performing "My Friend" at Western Film Fair Gala Event)
In conjunction with the Fort Worth Songwriters Association (FWSA), Music Scene Live is going on-the-road to record several Texas based singer/songwriters in "live" performance of their original music at this year's Main St Fort Worth Arts Festival, April 9-12. We will be recording shows live at the wine tent music stage, so come on out and enjoy these great artists in "live" performance, some great food, and art!
(Stone & Allison recording radio shows at Main St Arts Festival)
The mission of Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival is to produce a free, high-quality, annual arts festival that promotes the diversity, vibrancy and life of Downtown Fort Worth; to promote the qualities of Downtown to regional and national audience; and to contribute to the overall quality of life for Downtown Fort Worth residents.
A very happy, and creatively blessed new year!! As we move forward into 2015, Music Scene Live thanks our sponsors and supporters, and we are excited to announce that we have been picked up for weekly airing on Friday, 8:00pm (EST), on Florida station, AMI Radio, 1700AM "Cain't Contain Cool"!!!
Music Scene Live is going on-the-road to record several local Texas musicians "live" from Pilot Point Texas on Saturday August 17th in benefit of Jay Melugin to help him in his efforts to raise the roof of his radio station WPNT 91.9FM and Jay's Café which caught fire a few years ago.
(Alison at WPNT 91.9FM Benefit) (Jay Melugin, Allison, Stage Lee) (Krista Richardson, Allison)
A lot of local bands and musicians have come together to put on this benefit to help Jay who lost just about everything in the fire. Bands performing at the benefit event include: Ty Young, Stage Lee, The Lauren Kent Band, and the Twisted Pistol Band. Music Scene Live is proud to help spread the word about Jay's goals in his rebuilding of the radio station and café, and invite all to come out to the benefit to enjoy some great "live" original Texas music, food and a silent raffle.
Music Scene Live is an official Media Sponsor of the Wildflower Art and Music Festival, Dallas, TX. Allison & Stone will be recording Music Scene Live on-the-road "live" from this year's festival on Sunday May 19th, 2013 to bring some of the outstanding Texas based musical artists performing original music at this year's festival to the radio show. Wildflower is an award-winning, multi-day eclectic arts and music festival featuring six performance stages.
Music Scene Live would like to thank the Fort Worth Music Festival 2013 for their generous contribution of Festival tickets for our audience members at radio show recordings in support of the Music Scene Live radio show.
(Allison at Fort Worth Music Festival 2013) (Allison with The Walmen)
The Fort Worth Music Festival is a 2-day event, Friday May 17 and Sat May 18, that celebrates Fort Worth’s deep musical roots. The Festival presents Pop, Indie Rock, Rhythm & Blues, Jazz, Gospel and Texas Country- in total 24 bands on 3 stages during 2 days. In addition the Fest features artwork exhibits, culinary offerings presented by area chefs and unique local vendors. The Fort Worth Music Fest is a collection of those creative forces which make Fort Worth a growing vibrant city. The Fort Worth Music Festival benefits the Fort Worth Community Food Bank.
Music Scene Live radio show will begin airing on KLSR 1650AM in the Dallas, TX area, beginning Sat. February 23rd. The show will continue to air every Saturday from 5:00-6:00pm. Below is a great article written by Jeff Prince, a Fort Worth Weekly staff writer and recent musicl guest artist on Music Scene Live.
Allison & Stone were awarded an Honorary Membership to the Fort Worth Songwriters Association for the support and encouragement they provide to DFW based singer/songwriters through their radio show, Music Scene Live. They are humbled and honored by this recognition, and look forward to sharing the talents and voices from FWSA members on future Music Scene Live radio show.
Music Scene Live is an official media sponsor for the Celina Balloon Festival & Family Fun Day, October 27 and 28, 2012. Come out and join the fun! Among many fun activities, the festival brings you: hot air balloon, carnival and helicopter rides; a kite expo; a petting zoo; a car & motorcycle show; food and beer garden! Each day features great entertainment and live bands. Also, Allison & Stone will be performing on the main stage on Saturday, and Music Scene Live will be broadcasting some of the great bands performing "live" directly from the festival. For more information and tickets, please visit, Celina Balloon Festival website.
(Allison Shows & Music Scene Live Logo, Media Sponsor for Celina Balloon Festival)
(Allison & Stone Peforming at Celina Balloon Festival "You Are Mine" - Theme song for Music Scene Live)
Allison Balson will be a judge at the first annual Thirsty's Throwdown, a "live" music event which features twelve Texas based bands in "live" performance competing for the judges and the fans in hopes of becoming the Throwdown Champion band by The Thirsty Armadillo!
(The Judges - Allison, Noel Nelson, Scott Copeland)
Allison Balson & Stone were honored to perform an acoustic version of The National Anthem at the Texas Brahmas Ice Hockey home game against the Laredo Bucks on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Video below is their performance at this game!