Nickel Creek Release Date Set

Nickel Creek will release a new album, This Side, Aug. 13 on Sugar Hill Records. The adventurous acoustic trio — Chris Thile, Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins — recorded their self-titled debut three years ago. Nickel Creek has sold over 600,000 copies and spawned three videos popular on CMT. Alison Krauss produced both collections. All in their early 20s, the members of the group say they are “a conglomeration of everything we listen to.” 06/19/02