Quick Facts

  • Proudly endorses Metcalfe Mandolins
  • JBovier Acoustic Stringed instruments produce the Darren Nicholson Model mandolin A5-X
  • Grammy Nomination (2006)
  • 2 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

April 23, 2014, 11:11 pm
Heading to the Ugly Dog Pub in Highlands to make some music.
Nice hats gentlemen.

April 23, 2014, 2:05 pm
Looking forward to filling in with Charles Wood, John Looney, and Dakota Waddell tonight at The Ugly Dog Pub in Highlands!
We start at 7:30pm and will have copies if my new CD "Things Left Undone".
Come join us for live music, cold beverages, and good times!

April 23, 2014, 3:10 am
Love Haywood County! Watch this HC video and be Happy!


"Happy" in the NC Smokies!
Happy in the NC Smokies! There's no where else you can go where everyone treats you like a local. We are full of smiles, laughs, and good stories. We do not ...
April 22, 2014, 9:42 pm
We would like to invite our friends and all music lovers in the Easley/Dacusville area of SC to join us for a night of fun, Americana music!!! And it's gonna be for a great cause as well.
Mark your calendars neighbors!

April 22, 2014, 3:05 am
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy?