Nickel Creek is touring in support of their upcoming release A Dotted Line. It might be the band's first release in nine years but fans in Washington, D.C. are eager to see the band perform live. Washington's famed 9:30 Club is sold out on Saturday and Sunday as Nickel Creek returns to the stage.
Nickel Creek is a Grammy Award and two time IBMA Award winning band that has recorded a half dozen albums. The band consists of Chris Thile on mandolin, Sara Watkins on fiddle, and Sean Watkins on guitar. Collectively the group is amazing and individually the band mates are highly talented. Chris Thile has won two Grammy Awards away from Nickel Creek. He has also one the BBC Folk Musician of the year award and the IBMA Award for mandolin player of the year. Sean Watkins has played on a few other projects. Sara Watkins has also enjoyed some solo success and even had the honor of opening for Jackson Browne!
The 9:30 Club is located a short walk from Metro stations at 815 Vine Street in Northwest Washington, D.C. You can learn more about Nickel Creek at their website. The Secret Sisters get the honors of opening for Nickel Creek on both nights. The sisters are touring in support of their second album Put your Needle Down. You can learn more about them here. More information on Nickel Creek can be gathered here. Check out the venues site so you won't miss out on the next exciting show.