Sawmill Road


  • Based in Carson City, NV.
  • Formed in 2006 by Steve Spurgin (bass and lead vocals), Mark Miracle (mandolin), Dick Brown (banjo), Charles Edsall (guitar) and Bruce Johnson (fiddle).
  • Spurgin previously was the lead singer with California and Bluegrass Etc. and was also known as a hit songwriter.
  • Johnson previously worked with Byron Berline & the LA Fiddle Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and the Laurel Canyon Ramblers.
  • Edsall previously worked with Feather River, High Strung and Ron Spears & Within Tradition.
  • Miracle previously worked with such bands as Shady Creek and Mountain Therapy.
  • Brown previously worked with the Lynn Morris Band, Traditional Bluegrass and Lost Highway.
  • 2007, released first album Sawmill Road (no label)..
  • 2008, Johnson was replaced by fiddler Doug Barlett, formerly with Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.
  • 2009, released “Fire on the Kettle” album.
  • 2010, broke up.
  • 2018, reunited to perform on an occasional basis, with guitarist David Dickey replacing Edsall.