• Darren Nicholson solo live stream tonight

    Darren Nicholson, Balsam Range mandolinist, vocalist and songwriter, will be featured this evening in a solo livestream performance from White Horse Live in Black Mountain, NC. Since COVID-19 shutdowns have restricted the ability on venues and nightspots to open, White Horse

  • Two new singles from Darren Nicholson

    Darren Nicholson, mandolinist and vocalist with Balsam Range, has released a pair of singles in advance of an upcoming full-length solo project. Long known for his outsized personality and sense of humor, in addition to his demonstrated musical abilities, Darren introduces

  • Fret A Spell – Darren Nicholson

    Mandolin player Darren Nicholson subtitles his new album, Fret A Spell, as Instrumental Bluegrass. Of course, the description isn’t really necessary. Given the fact that most of the offerings in this 13 song set are well known standards, the music itself offers

  • Darren Nicholson has Things Left Undone

    Darren Nicholson, mandolinist with Balsam Range, has a new solo project to start 2014. Things Left Undone finds Darren with some of the top names in bluegrass on 12 tracks of new and classic bluegrass, and a pair of bonus tracks

  • A Great Night of Bluegrass Music

    “Good evening, music lovers!” effused Sam Bush, to a packed-out barn of bluegrass fans and industry folks who’d gathered at the Loveless Barn just outside Nashville last night (August 14) for a special edition of Music City Roots, the weekly