Darren Nicholson is a bluegrass and Americana musician based in Haywood County in the mountains of western North Carolina. A GRAMMY®-nominee and recipient of multiple International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, Darren has appeared countless times on WSM’s Grand Ole Opry, at the Ryman Auditorium, CMT, GAC, and many of the world’s most famous venues and networks. Darren is also renowned as a solo artist, session musician, and songwriter. After concluding a 15-year tenure as a founding member of award-winning bluegrass quintet, Balsam Range, Darren is taking the next step forward and releasing music of his own.
Planning a wedding? Darren Nicholson would love to play for you!
Darren’s original brand of mountain music offers a unique and memorable experience for your guests. With its roots in American folk tradition, bluegrass music brings a warm and lively atmosphere that can easily be tailored to both intimate and larger celebrations. With guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and more, Darren’s music creates an inviting and upbeat ambiance, ideal for entertaining guests of all ages. Darren offers a versatile repertoire, able to shift seamlessly from soothing ballads perfect for ceremonies, to spirited, danceable tunes ideal for receptions. Darren and his band perform in a variety of configurations, ensuring that they’ll fit perfectly into your special day.