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Kevin Carter

Texas Fiddle Player

Music that leaves an impression.

Get to know me...

Kevin Carter grew up in Conroe, Texas, and began playing the fiddle at the age of twelve. After graduating from Sam Houston State University, he went on the road with Johnny Bush and The Bandoleros - a 12 piece band which included 3 fiddles and 4 horns.
  Kevin Carter

During that time, Kevin shared the stage with well-known musicians such as Johnny Gimble, Frenchie Burke, Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes, Larry Franklin, Bob Boatright, Bobby Flores, and countless others - their influences bringing variety, experience, and excitement to his music career. Later, Kevin toured throughout the United States and Canada with the legendary Gene Watson & The Farewell Party Band. Kevin is currently a member of Jeff Woolsey and the Dancehall Kings. Kevin was inducted in the Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest Hall of Fame on July 11, 2015.  In 1995, he left the road to raise a family, settling in Angelina County. Kevin has been employed with Temple Inland in Diboll since 1997.  Kevin is currently available for fiddle jobs, recording, full band jobs with The Kevin Carter Band and duet jobs for restaurants and parties. He offers four CD's that feature a combination of Western Swing, Classic Country, and Cajun music. Albums include Breakin Out, Fiddlin' around in East Texas with Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes, Christmas Time's a Comin' with Bryan Harkness, and aLive and Fiddlin' at the Texas Opry. Kevin is currently working on his fifth CD - Mind of My Own.