Darin, founder and front man for Fine Line, is the resident comedian. His banjo style is very high energy and well known in bluegrass circles throughout the Midwest. Since picking up his first banjo at the age of 15, Darin has won numerous banjo contests over the years and is a 6 time Iowa State Banjo Champion. Darin was the recipient of the 2016 BMAI Banjo Player of the Year Award. Darin enjoys teaching banjo and guitar one day a week when he is not working as a Paramedic for a local hospital.