"The Carters are selling some killer instruments" --
Timm Kummer, Facebook, 4/6/13
1-5 pm Sunday
Saturday 9/12, 7:30 pm... Monroe Mandolin Camp
instructors concert - the foundation of bluegrass
mandolin, as interpreted by Mike Compton, Chris Henry,
David Davis, Casey Campbell, Raymond Huffmaster, Mark
Royal, Roland White, Tony Williamson and Skip Gorman -
plus the Luthiers Duo (Will Kimble and Paul Duff).
Saturday 9/19, 5:30pm... Join Banana
(aka Lowell Levinger) - famed guitarist from the
Youngbloods - during Americana week to celebrate the
release of his new CD Get Together - Banana Recalls
This Flatiron bouzouki has sold, but we have many
more instruments from the Steve Earle
collection, all with a signed letter
Schaffer serves up a sample of what Iced Earth
fans have been enjoying since 1985, using an Ice
Sparkle Les Paul from the selection of Jon
Schaffer guitars at Carter Vintage. Also
check out out guitar videos from J.D. Simo,
Jonathan Brown and Guthrie Trapp, mandolin videos
from Tyler Andal, David Benedict, and Chris Thile,
and banjo videos from Charlie Cushman, plus our
favorite duo - Mr. and Mrs. Dawg. Also check
video listings by artist and
||Janis Ian stopped in for one last visit
the Janis Ian collection
offered by Carter Vintage. The two-time
Grammy winner is lightening her arsenal to
help fund future artistic projects , and
our offering of instruments is as eclectic
as her career, with acoustic and electric
guitars, plus a bass.
We offer lessons. We have a full-line
repair department. And we do appraisals.
It's gettin' loud in here... Visit our Amps page for more
on the Dumble OD Special and super-rare OD
Deluxe owned by Keith Urban. And on
our new Marshalls
page, check out the whitefront, the
offset, the Mini-Bluesbreaker, the
Series 1 Bluesbreaker and more.
Earth's Something Wicked inspired
the custom graphics on this Explorer, part of the
Schaffer Collection. Start your own
collection with cool electrics from the CVG ELECTRIC
PAGE., like a BC Rich Ironbird or a
metallic blue-green Epiphone Emperor or a
Guild Johnny Smith Award.
fern has just arrived on CVG MANDOLIN
PAGE. It's joined by a new Giacomel,
a new Ellis F, and the first mandolin to
bear the Nugget logo.
One of only two petite-bouche
Django style guitars made by John Monteleone,
pre-Norlin J-200s, and a Kurt
Gisclair, all new on the CVG ACOUSTIC
PAGE... plus a super clean 1948 D-18
and new prices on our '35 and '38 D-18s
.... check 'em out on our MARTIN
in... an original Klon Centaur,
and pedals by Jetter, J. Rockett, Mythos
Wampler, and more, all on the CVG EFFECTS
PAGE. And don't miss the Ludwig Phase II
Synthesizer and the 1966 Maestro
pair of Scheerhorns join the Paul
McGill resonator guitar (left), the Sho-Bud
Lloyd Green and the ZB Custom D-11
pedal steel.... all on our page for STEELS, RESOS and UKES.
The Margaret Boote custom RB-4/Florentine has
sold, but check out our pristine prewar TB-18
on the CVG BANJO
PAGE along with some outstanding openbacks
Pisgah, Chuck Lee and Enoch.
out the great relic'd basses from Bluesman
Vintage, along with a Fender Bass VI in
Candy Apple Red and a simulated-marble
finish on a Roscoe Fretless, new on
the CVG BASS PAGE.
Michael Lowe lute (sold), a bass viola
da gamba (find another in a guitar store), a
couple of dulcimers, a giant guitar book,
and a stray violin, all on the CVG page for
| Signed and numbered prints
of Allen Messer's iconic SRV photo, plus
Messer's photos of Johnny Cash; James A.
Willis's guitars; and Lamar Sorrento's
portraits. All on the CVG GuitarArt
| We've got 'em.
Please call or email.
|| STEVE GILCHRIST left a
batch of mandolins with Carter Vintage in Nov.
2014, but they're all gone now. The next batch,
due in September is spoken for, too. For pricing
info and a place on the list, please call 615
915-1851 or email.
Carter Vintage T-shirts and ball caps. $20
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