BALANCED ROCK is a five-piece rock band based in Colorado Springs, CO. Founded in 2011, they have been performing at music venues in the Pikes Peak Region for over a decade. The band released their second album Urban Myths, and are one of the upcoming recording artists in the Southern Colorado region.


BALANCED ROCK posed at the base of The Balanced Rock formation (l-r) Dan Santistevan, Roger Nutter, Andrea Fine, John Crawmer and Dryden Hill. Photo: Prudence Crawmer


BALANCED ROCK’s brand of original music combined with their Classic Rock cover tune renditions drawing inspiration from their roots in rock, delivering a memorable musical concert performance!


musical lineup

Balanced Rock’s music repertoire includes original music and sizzling Classic Rock cover tune renditions, drawing inspiration from their deep roots in rock.

Andrea Fine is the band’s tour de force. Her dynamic stage presence and vocal prowess  combines to deliver her powerhouse lead vocals!

Lead guitarist John Crawmer brings his fire-brand style of guitar playing to the mix. His mastery of the electric guitar is second-to-none. 

As a bassist, Roger Nutter has accompanied many fine musicians and vocalists, as well as being a member of various bands in the Southern Colorado and the New York/New Jersey area. In addition, Roger is a music professor at Pikes Peak State College.

Dan Santistevan co-founding member of BALANCED ROCK, contributes to the songwriting effort playing acoustic guitar and writing lyrics. Dan also provides creative direction for the band with graphic design and artistic approach to branding.

Dryden Hill is the heartbeat of the band! His command of the drums, keyboards and vibraphone, culminates from his degree in music from Adam State University majoring in percussion. During college, Dryden played drums for a variety of bands in Colorado. 

KRCC Music Digest

BALANCED ROCK received favorable review on the KRCC Music Digest on their sophomore CD release Urban Myths.

Vicky Gregor, long-time KRCC Music Director, hosts the weekly Music Digest highlighting a few of the tracks off the album.

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“New music from a long time, hard working Colorado band that continues to evolve in its’ songwriting and production ideas.  The band settles in and unfolds nicely in the record’s self-titled centerpiece, highlighting the confidence and pleasure they share with each other and the listener.”


KRCC Music Director