Nashville country music singer Cort Carpenter has been performing around the country for the past 3 years and gaining a steady growing and faithful fan base that has been built completely on his own. Currently unsigned, Cort continues to work harder than anyone else in the business and hopes to eventually grab the attention of a major record label. Each time Cort hits the stage, the common question is “Why hasn’t he been discovered yet?” The 27 year old talent has spent the last 3 years perfecting his craft on and off the stage and has dedicated his life to his music career. With his naturally appealing vocal sound and easy on the eyes appearance, Cort also brings a high spirited show people can’t forget. Putting in his time and playing honkytonks all over the country, he and his band continue to wow audiences and leave people stunned that they have not yet been discovered. His unique sound derives from his home in Washington State, and before long, Cort would love to rewrite history and put the Pacific Northwest on the map as a breeding ground to major country music star. "Country is huge where I come from and it's time people around the country know it".
Cort lives in Nashville and is happy to call "Music City" his new home. Cort is excited for all the different opportunities in Nashville and says, "Moving to the heart of the country music scene was the best decision for I’ve ever made.” Cort has one of Nashville’s best backing bands and has the sound and look that Cort needs behind him. In fact, Cort and his band have been slated by many as the “real deal”. People pack in to see this fresh new country music artist, and are instantly falling in love with Cort and the band. When playing on Broadway, the band is up to date and playing the hottest new cover hits that are currently popular on country radio. He and his band separate themselves from the pack by covering songs as good as the original artists. Cort's brand new 7 song EP entitled "Those Nights These Days" released in late January and has been very popular amongst fans around the country.
In his time away from music, Cort enjoys hanging out with his friends and family and spending time with his fiancée', Kelly. He loves animals and likes to go to the movies frequently. Cort also loves working out and keeping in shape. Cort is a compassionate person who is thankful for everyone in his life and everyone who supports his dream and his music. He is truly a one of a kind soul who appreciates life and everything around him.
Cort Caleb Carpenter 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 construction safety industry and an ex-college football player at Central Washington University. As a youngster, Cort played String bass in orchestra from the 4th grade until he graduated high school. Following his mom's talents in art, he also excels in drawing and painting. Cort has a B.A. in Organizational Communications from the University of Portland, where he also starred as the starting first baseman on the baseball team. Cort was nominated as one of the top players for his position (1st base) in the entire West Coast Conference in 2009. Cort also holds the wood bat home run record for the NWAACC power house Lower Columbia College Red Devils. He was also standout 3-sport athlete in high school where he quarterbacked his football team to state, and set different records in baseball and basketball. Cort is no stranger to hard work.
Cort says his biggest country musical influences are Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, George Strait, Eric Church, Joe Nichols, & Jason Aldean.
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