Professionally, Darren has performed extensively in a variety of settings since he was 18 including:
Tours in the United States, Europe, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
- Major festivals, Clubs, & Performance Halls
- Wedding receptions
- Private & Corporate Events
- Parties & street dances
Grand Ole Opry, Merlefest, Zac Brown's Southern Ground Music Tour, Ryman Auditorium, SXSW Music Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Stagecoach Music Festival, RockyGrass, NASCAR Hall of Fame, CMA FanFest, Woodsongs, Song Of The Mountains, University of Kentucky, John Girard Music Festival, Merle Haggard Tour 2004, LSU, Suwannee Music Park, The Belcourt Theatre (Original Home of the Grand Ole Opry), CMT, ESPN, Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree, Penn's Peak, IBMA FanFest, Sirius/XM Radio, IBMA Awards Show, GAC Opry Live, The Bluegrass Cruise, Harrietville Bluegrass Festival (Australia), Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival, M.A.C.C., RudyFest, Silver Dollar City, Kluane Bluegrass Fest (Yukon), Graves Mountain Music Festival, Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, Asheville Civic Center (with Travis Tritt, John Anderson and Joe Diffie), Mohegan Sun Casino and many more.