Darlingside Delights at City Winery

Gathered together around a microphone or two, Darlingside, masters of vocal harmonies and conquerors of all things stringed, dazzled and delighted a rapt City Winery audience; currently on tour with Mexo-Americana group David Wax Museum, the busy Boston folk quartet brought "more Doug" to the Music City.  Friend and new Nashvillian, Americana songstress Caitlin Canty, joined the... Continue Reading →

Preview: Darlingside at City Winery on 4/16/16

When I last spoke with indie folk ensemble Darlingside--with whom I had a philosophical post-Thanksgiving discussion about the difference between "dressing" and "stuffing"--they had just released their latest album, Birds Say, and had been on tour with the likes of Patty Griffin, King Cardinal, The Ballroom Thieves, Tall Heights, and Caitlin Canty. Since then, they have... Continue Reading →

Best Of 2015: Darlingside – Birds Say

Darlingside isn’t shy about their crush on the 1960’s. If we're being frank, the opening track “The Ancestor” from Birds Say could easily have found its way onto Brian Wilson’s Beach Boys masterpiece Pet Sounds. Like Wilson, the band brings to the table an understanding of instruments that most never possess. Heavily trained in cello... Continue Reading →

Interview: Darlingside

Formidable folk quartet Darlingside will be performing at The High Watt in Nashville this Thursday, December 10th.  The band released their latest album, the critically acclaimed Birds Say, in September; I had the chance to catch up with band vocalist and banjo maestro Don Mitchell right after Thanksgiving, and we began our chat by discussing our favorite Turkey... Continue Reading →

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