Raising the Bar

"Raising the Bar" Featuring Chad Darou

"Raising the Bar" is an album, produced by Cad Darou through Midnite Mountain Music  and Executive Producer "Midnite" Mike Pokalsky. The project, released by Bell Buckle Records, showcases a wide variety of all star musicians and vocalists. There are traditional songs with fresh sounds and original tunes that are cleverly arranged and recorded by dobroist Chad Darou.


Claire Lynch: Grammy-Nominated & IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year

"Chad  Darou joins the ranks of those who have made exceptional Bluegrass recordings. Although many great voices lead the pack of these classic   songs, it is Chad's playing and arrangements which provide the heart  and  soul of the project and strings them all together." 


The project features Dave Adkins, Ryan Paisley, Rick Faris, Greg Cahill,  Valerie Smith, Dan Eubanks, Nick Dumas, Cia Cherryholmes, Alecia  Nugent, Donna Schacher, Jim VanCleve, Merl Johnson, Scot Eager, Tom  Mindte, and  dobro player Chad Darou.

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Roots Music Report

"Raising the Bar" was in the Top Ten Albums for 2018

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Boasting a cast of major All Stars, featuring dobroist, Chad Darou, this CD was produced through Midnite Mountain Music and released by Bell Buckle Records  in September, 2018.

Chart Topping "Raising the Bar"

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Chad Darou

Featured Dobro Player and Artist

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Mike Pokalsky

Executive Producer and Artistic Director

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BLUEGRASS TODAY , "CHAD DAROU: RAISING THE BAR" Jacqueline Kame, Contributor HUFFINGTON POST

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Bluegrass Today Feature Article

About Us

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Single, "Heaven" by Chad Darou, featuring Cia Cherryholmes

Nominated for Producer of a Bluegrass Single, Chad Darou & Mike Pokalsky

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"Heaven" Cia Cherryholmes

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Featuring Dave Adkins performing the classic Hazel Dickens song, "A Few Old Memories" from Raising the Bar.

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Single, "A Few Old Memories" featuring Dave Adkins

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Chad Darou, Raising the Bar, Part 1

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Bluegrass Breakdown featuring "Chad Darou, Raising the Bar"

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Raising the Bar "CD Mix"