Nicholson, Darren


  • From Western North Carolina.
  • 2007, was a founding member of Balsam Range (playing mandolin). He previously worked with the Alecia Nugent Band, Audie Blaylock, Hazel Creek and the Crowe Brothers.
  • He also fronts his own group, The Darren Nicholson Band. Members include Steve Sutton (banjo), Kevin Sluter (bass) and Griff Martin (guitar).
  • 2007, released Darren Nicholson (Bearded Baby).
  • 2014, released “Things Left Undone” album (Bearded Baby) featuring special guests Rhonda Vincent, Carl Jackson, Tim Surrett, John Driskell Hopkins, Audie Blaylock, Aaron Ramsey, Steve Thomas and others.
  • 2018, released Fret a Spell album (Bearded Baby), all instrumentals.