Mark Nicholson grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of western Virginia. Surrounded by music from The Stanley Brothers to The Rolling Stones to inspire him Mark began singing and playing guitar at a very early age. Working as a land surveyor to subsidize his true passion, Mark performed live concerts in the evenings,
quickly building enough fans to pursue music full time. Mark’s songwriting is a mix of all the great American music styles; Country,Blues,and Rock & Roll, all melding together to create his own special sound. Mark teamed up with producer Bruce Allen in 2015, they began honing Mark’s signature sound while recording and developing a catalog of strong songs in Nashville studios..
Mark Nicholson and The Distance bring the rock and roll show to Parkway Brewing!
Mark Nicholson and The Distance Live at Martin's Downtown in Roanoke Va!
Mark Nicholson and The Distance open for the Legendary Eric Gales!
The Distance bring their high energy rock and roll to Billy's Barn!
Mark Nicholson and The Distance bring high energy rock and roll to Salem. Free show!
Misty Mountain Music Festival
Hoe Down, Waynesboro Virginia