Quick Facts

  • Proudly endorses Metcalfe Mandolins
  • JBovier Acoustic Stringed instruments produce the Darren Nicholson Model mandolin A5-X
  • Grammy Nomination (2006)
  • 5 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

January 28, 2015, 3:40 am
Check out Balsam Range on UNC-TV this week.
Thursday, January 29 at 10 PM

David Holt's State of Music | UNC-TV -- Life-changing television
Premieres Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10PM on UNC-TV!
January 27, 2015, 8:26 pm
Congrats Melissa! But remember, the worst thing about retiring is that you'll never get another day off
I'd like to wish my pal, Melissa Ebel, at GHS strings a very happy retirement. Thanks for keeping me in strings all these years.
I love you girl

January 26, 2015, 5:02 pm
Every time I find this picture it makes me smile. I loved Reno 911
I was flying home from a gig in Australia in 2006 and ran into Niecy Nash (Raineesha Williams) at LAX. She's a sweetheart.

January 26, 2015, 11:28 am
There's a lot to love about North Carolina...and we're happy to be performing this weekend in Mount Airy. The home of Andy Griffith and the town that some believe is the basis for Mayberry
"Balsam Range live January 31st at the Historic Earle Theatre in Mount Airy, NC."

Balsam Range in Concert at the Historic Earle Theatre Visit MayberryVisit Mayberry
Balsam Range in Concert at the Historic Earle Theatre in Downtown Mount Airy ? Award-winning bluegrass band Balsam Range will perform on Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at surryarts.org through Jan. 29 or by calling Surry Arts Council at 336-789-7998. Reserved Orchestra Seating is?
January 25, 2015, 2:52 pm
It doesn't seem to bother Caleb, but I can't sleep on the road when Tim looks like he's been to the taxidermist.