Quick Facts

  • Proudly endorses Metcalfe Mandolins
  • JBovier Acoustic Stringed instruments produce the Darren Nicholson Model mandolin A5-X
  • Grammy Nomination (2006)
  • 2 Time IBMA Award Recipient
  • Performed as part of Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music Festival plus collaborative recordings
  • Appeared with Merle Haggard
  • Performed numerous times at the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium
Latest News & Ramblings

October 23, 2014, 5:14 am

Bluegrass Artists Play Benefit for Sam Wharton
Bluegrass Artists Play Benefit for Sam WhartonUpdated: Tuesday, October 21 2014, 11:40 PM EDT ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Local bluegrass musicians played for one of their own in a benefit concert in West Asheville, Tuesday night. They were playing for Sam Wharton, a popular mountain bluegrass musician who's?
October 22, 2014, 3:47 pm
We had a blast playing with the Steep Canyon Rangers last night
We're gonna keep the party rolling at BearWaters Brewing in Waynesville tonight! 7pm Come on.

October 21, 2014, 6:16 pm
Darren Nicholson Band live this week
10/21 ISIS - Ashevill
10/22 BearWaters Brewing - Waynesville
10/24 Burnsville Town Center - Burnsvill
10/25 Lattimore Baptist Church - Lattimore

October 20, 2014, 6:09 pm
Come support a friend.

October 20, 2014, 1:19 am
Performing at the Biltmore Estate tonight with my pals, Whitewater Bluegrass Co.
Beautiful Western North Carolina
Tomorrow night Darren Nicholson Band and Steep Canyon Rangers will be live at the ISIS Music Hall in West Asheville for the Sam Wharton benefit. So come out for a good cause.