Nickel Creek 2014 Tour Schedule
Few acoustic groups have achieved as great of success as this American progressive
acoustic trio. Since forming in 1989, Nickel Creek has been enthralling audiences with their bluegrass-influenced songs. Some
of the greatest bands in history have been trios, including Nirvana, Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Police, and now Nickel Creek.
With catchy bluegrass acoustic tunes like "When You Come Back Down" and "The Lighthouse's Tale", this acclaimed trio definitely
knows how to crank out incredible indie tunes that will make you want to tap your feet and dance all night long.
summer, be sure to catch Nickel Creek in action as they head out on yet another amazing tour! Starting in July, Nickel Creek
is bringing their fun and soulful acoustic music to cities like Grand Rapids, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Boise,
Vienna, Cary, Portsmouth, Kansas City, Tulsa, Dallas, Austin, and more! Don't miss out on seeing Nickel Creek as these three
phenomenal musicians bring their fantastic on stage charisma and talent to a stage near you! Head to StubHub right away to
secure your tickets to see Nickel Creek and sign up for event alerts from StubHub so that you are one of the first to know
when more tickets become available to one of their upcoming shows!
Nickel Creek Background
talented trio consists of Chris Thile and siblings Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins. The Watkins first met Thile at mandolin
lessons, where they shared the same music teacher. Sean, the oldest of the three, was only 12 years old when they first met,
and the Watkins and Thile formed an immediate friendship that ultimately grew into an incredibly successful musical career.
This Southern California band first performed at a local pizza shop in Carlsbad, California, and went on to play at numerous
bluegrass festivals throughout the country. Eventually, all three children became homeschooled to accommodate their busy touring
With Chris on the mandolin, Sara on the fiddle, and Sean on the guitar, the three talented young performers
attracted significant attention from critics and fans alike. Few people had ever seen such young artists perform bluegrass
instruments with such finesse and ease as the young members of Nickel Creek. They released two albums early on in their career:
Little Cowpoke (1993) and Here to There (1997), but it wasn't until the group met Alison Krauss that their career really took
off. The trio met Alison Krauss at one of their shows, and when they invited her to produce one of their albums, she happily
accepted. The self-titled album went on to be the band's most critically acclaimed record, even earning them two Grammy nominations:
one for Best Bluegrass Album and one for Best Country Instrumental.
In May of 2000, TIME magazine honored Nickel Creek
by naming them one of the "Five Music Innovators of the Millennium". Suddenly, Nickel Creek had achieved major mainstream
success, eventually earning a Grammy Award for This Side (2002), another album produced by Alison Krauss. Rolling Stone went
on to feature the band in their "Best of 2002" magazine edition. For everyone in the music industry, there's no doubt that
Nickel Creek has earned their reputation for one of the best bluegrass acoustic groups around. With so much critical acclaim
and praise under their belts, this trio has solidified their place in music as a creative and talented force. And they sure
do know how to put on an incredible show, too! Make sure that you get to see this phenomenal bluegrass group perform live
and grab your tickets to one of their upcoming shows on StubHub today!
Since the start of
their career, Nickel Creek has released six studio albums and eight singles. Some of their most popular singles include "When
You Come Back Down", "The Lighthouse's Tale", and "This Side". They also collaborated with Dolly Parton on her hit 2001 single,
"Shine". Their self-titled debut record peaked at number 13 on the US country and went on to be certified platinum. Nickel
Creek has undoubtedly become one of the biggest names in bluegrass, and with their phenomenal repertoire of tracks, their
concerts are always fun and dance-inducing. So don't miss out and grab your Nickel Creek concert tickets on StubHub as soon
Nickel Creek has received five Grammy Award nominations and one win for their terrific
bluegrass tunes over the years.
Get ready to dance and sing and listen to some upbeat bluegrass
tunes. With their phenomenal skills and charming on stage energy, Nickel Creek definitely knows how to crank out catchy hits
and put on an outstanding performance. This summer, add some catchy bluegrass flavor to your summer and grab your tickets
to see Nickel Creek perform live in concert! Head to StubHub right away to secure some of these coveted tickets before they're
all sold out!