• Behind The Mic with Tim Carter

    Most, if not all, bluegrass DJs have a serious, longstanding love of the music they spin on the radio. They’re devoted to the music and the musicians, and sometimes even a certain style of bluegrass. However, for many broadcasters, the

  • Congratulations Tim and Cindy Carter

    Tim Carter, the banjo playing half of The Carter Brothers was married over the weekend to Cindy Hiatt. The couple took their vows at The Apple Barn in Valle Crucis, NC, and are on their way to St. John's for a week. Tim

  • Tim Carter on a Bang Bang tour

    Tim Carter, the banjo pickin' half of The Carter Brothers, is currently on tour with an all star band in support of his Bang Bang album. Tim May is on guitar, Barbara Lamb on fiddle, Matt Flinner on mandolin and Adam

  • A Waltz For Earl from Tim Carter

    Nashville banjo picker Tim Carter has composed and recorded a lovely tribute to Earl Scruggs, using the uncommon form of a banjo waltz. The tune is titled A Waltz For Earl, and Tim has used it as a backdrop for this

  • Barney McKenna passes

    Tim Carter, who posted his thoughts on losing Earl Scruggs yesterday to our Remembering Earl Scruggs page (for reader tributes), shared some sad news about the passing of another legendary banjo player, this time of the four stringed variety. "We've lost

  • Tim Carter launches Treehouse Studios

    Tim Carter, the banjo playing half of The Carter Brothers, has opened a recording studio in Ridgetop, TN - about 12 miles north of Nashville. Treehouse Studios was built as an addition to Tim's log home, with a separate entrance, rest

  • Banjos at NAMM

    Tim Carter of The Carter Brothers sent along a couple of photos from the Summer NAMM show, being held in Nashville this weekend. NAMM (National Association of Music Merchandisers) holds two large trade shows each year, where manufacturers and distributors of

  • The Carter Brothers on Woodsongs

    The Carter Brothers (Danny and Tim) brought their eclectic bluegrass-fusion sound to The Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour this week. They appeared this past Monday (3/3) along with Irish folksinger Tommy Sands, and the video for the full program is

  • Two new CDs: Tim Carter and Tommy Webb

    We received two fine CDs recently, from artists whose music may not be familiar to a wide listening audience. Both projects have their roots in the rich, fertile "bluegrass crescent" that encircles eastern Kentucky and Tennessee along with western Virginia