Will Carter of Will Carter Band is a recognizable staple in the country music world as an original singer and songwriter with 8 singles on the Texas charts (Texas Regional Radio, CDX Traction TX, Texas Country Music Chart) and two that have gone nationwide on the Music Row Chart. For the past two years, he has been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year and taken home awards for Songwriter of the Year at the Texas Country Music Association Awards.
His most recent performances include (Dosey Doe, The Rustic, and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Cook-off. As an artist that exclusively quotes, “music found me” at age three years old and picked up his first guitar at age 10, Will has continued to project his love and passion for storytelling through music.
Texas born and bred, Will Carter, was raised to respect hard work and traditional values. Deep love of family combined with a regimen that included homeschooling and working day and night on a substantial home farm provided Will the gateway to music. A more intimate relationship with music developed for Will during the time his father was severely ill. He decided to create a playlist for he and his father’s favorite songs as a sense of comfort and joy. Will sold the playlist as CDs to help raise money for his family during this sacrificing time, in which landed him featured on the Deborah Dunkin show when he was just 13 years old. The peace brought from simple memories and melodies was played everyday until his father passed and since that day Will Carter has been creating music with the purpose of inspiring others through experiences.
Will Carter of the Will Carter Band has been actively touring and booking between 150-200 shows per year for the last four years, in venues such as Dosey Doe, Texas Music City Grill, Main Street Crossing, Houston HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade, Texas Crawfish and Music Festival, and SXSW. Will has been featured on podcasts such as, The Troubadour, The Sports Guys, and Scenes Live. His music can be heard on radio stations all over Texas and neighboring states. He was scheduled to play for Freedom Fest 2018, but the event was rained out. Will has participated in the AMP UR ROOM Program performing for children at the Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer Center. Will has worked one on one with Tom Jackson Productions to design his live show and was chosen to compete in the songwriter competition for Larry Joe Taylor Fest. His quality of song writing, and production has consistently landed Top 40 charting singles in Texas with his most recent single, You Feel Like Home, hitting the Top 10.