Here's My Story...
Born and raised in Washington State, emerging country newcomer Cort Carpenter now resides in Nashville TN. Over the past 4 1/2 years, Cort continues to "wow" country music crowds across the country. Playing some of the nation's biggest festivals and country music clubs, the people pack in to see his show when the band is on tour. When not on tour, Cort and his band stay tight by performing in the Nashville honkytonks a few times a week. They often
An ex-collegiate athlete, Cort works day and night perfecting his craft, and his overall product. "I know what I have to do behind the scenes as I mainly work for myself at this time due to costs. From bookings, to travel, to practice, to shows, to band leader, I am doing 95% of it.. I'm visualizing my time coming and a label taking me in and helping me do the behind the scenes stuff and letting me focus on the music. However, my work ethic and drive have come from my
Cort is happy to now call Nashville his home. Cort says "Moving to the heart of the country music scene was the best decision for I've ever made three years ago." Cort has been slated by many as the "real deal" & "next big emerging act" coming up in Nashville. People pack in to see Cort and immediately fall in love with his charm, his voice, and his undeniable stage presence and
Cort has released his brand new single "Let Me See Your Koozie" and it's becoming a favorite for country music fans nationwide. "This single has the potential of being a game changer and put me on the map if enough country fans hear it. I just would love the opportunity to be heard on this tune, and then see how country music responds to it. I'm
In his time away from music, Cort enjoys hanging out with his friends and family and spending time with his wife', Kelly, who were
You can also say Cort is one of a kind for the fact of his interest in helping animals. "Anyway I can help get an animal adopted, fed, or feel safe, I am all about it. I help as many animals as I can & I learned that from my parents". Cort plans to get involved with more charities in 2016 and help spread the word in anyway he can. "Adopt don't shop" is a phrase he uses frequently. "There are too many animals filling up rescue shelters and other facilities that it is so sad to me. I always encouarge everyone to go and adopt a pet and save a life. It's the only way to do it", he says.
He was born July 7th, 1986 in Longview, Washington. He's the son of two long time legendary high school teachers and former coaches. Cort has one sibling, an older brother, Rhett, who is in the
Cort was involved in a car accident after
Cort says his biggest country musical influences are Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith, George Strait, Eric Church,