Chris Thile & his Mandolin

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  • The Beginning

    The Beginning
    Chris Thile is born in Oceanside California.
  • Nickel Creek Begins

    Nickel Creek Begins
    Nickel Creeks WebsiteThe band performs their first show with Chirs's father, Scott Thile playing an upright base.
  • Nickel Creek

    Nickel Creek
    Release their dabout album Little Cowpoke
  • Solo Album

    Solo Album
    Chris Thile releases his first solo album Leading Off
  • Nickel Creek

    Nickel Creek
    Release their album Here To There
  • Solo Album

    Solo Album
    Second solo titled Stealing Second
  • Nickel Creek

    Nickel Creek
    Release thier third and biggest yet album self titled Nickel Creek. The album went on to be certified gold in 2002, and then soon to platnum. Gained two Grammy nominations for Best Bluegrass Album and Best Country Instramental for the sond Ode To a Butterfly.
  • Collaborative Album

    Collaborative Album
    Chirs makes an appearance on a claasical album put together by Bela Fleck.
  • Solo Album

    Solo Album
    One of Chirs's most popular albums that brought him a little step further into the mainstream scene. Titled Not All Who Wander Are Lost.
  • Nickel Creek

    Nickel Creek
    Release their fourth album This Side. Won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album, and sprung them into a few tours with headliners like John Mayer.
  • Solo Album

    Solo Album
    Titled Deciver
  • Nickel Creek

    Nickel Creek
    Release the third Why Should The Fire Die? This will be their last album recorded together to this point. Folowing relases will be collections of their previous compostions. peaked at #17 on the Billboard 2000.
  • Duet Album

    Duet Album
    Chris Thile and Mike Marshall record a live album together. Self titled, Chis Thile and Mike Marshall: Live Duets.
  • Duet Album

    Duet Album
    Chris Thile and Mike Marshall record a another album together, this one in the studio titled Into The Caludron.
  • Punch Brothers Form and Start Recording

    Punch Brothers Form and Start Recording
  • Solo Album

    Solo Album
    How to Grow A Woman Out Of The Ground
  • Nickel Creek Finale

    Nickel Creek Finale
    Final album released, going out in a best hits collection with two songs previously unreleased and all the groups music videos.
  • Punch Brothers Album

    Punch Brothers Album
    First Album recorded by Chris Thile's current group self titled, Punch
  • Collaborative Album

    Collaborative Album
    Chris made an appearance with many other artists in a country album titled Jam Sessions .
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    Chris Thile with Nickel Creek

    Chris's Time with the band Nickel Creek
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    Farwell Tour (for now)

    The group takes the stage for the last time together and parts ways in a friendly manner. Each to go develop their own musical careers in a new light and to take some time off the road.