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

May 20, 2015, 4:53 am
I'm looking forward to performing at home, in Sylva NC, with four-time Grammy winner...David Holt
Make plans to join us. Mark your calendars
I'm headed back son...to Jackson

July 4 & Concerts on the Creek - Jackson County Chamber & Visitor Center, NC
[Jackson County Chamber & Visitor Center, Sylva, North Carolina. ocated in the North Carolina Mountains and right in the midst of the Great Smoky Mountains, Jackson County is the ideal location for your next mountain getaway.]
May 19, 2015, 11:41 pm
My office in the Great Smoky Mountains today
Sitting in with Ole Smoky Distillery band, Firewater Junction. Join us Friday in Pigeon Forge for a free concert with Easton Corbin.

May 16, 2015, 4:41 am
Good time playing Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. After our set Caleb and I sat in with our fellow WNC brethren, Steep Canyon Rangers tonight. They're great...fun times.

May 15, 2015, 11:14 pm
Bluegrass in Gettysburg tonight.

May 14, 2015, 9:10 pm
Would like to wish a very Happy Birthday to our beloved "Dracler", Steve Sutton
He's always fun and always pickin' great. Just a great guy.