"The Carters are selling some killer instruments" -- Timm Kummer, Facebook, 4/6/13

Carter Vintage
10:30-6:30 Mon-Sat
1:00-5:00 Sun
615 915-1851

Acoustics Electrics Basses Mandolins Banjos Steels, Resos, Ukes Amps & Effects Lessons GuitarArt
Have an effective Christmas with Analog Alien pedals (left), or get on the Christmas train with Pedaltrain boards, Mooer and Lotus effects (right), and more. Details on the CVG page for amps and effects pedaltrain
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youtube  Our YouTube channel features J.D. Simo and more than 40 great musicians, including Chris Thile, Guthrie Trapp, and our favorite duo - Mr. and Mrs. Dawg. Also check video listings by artist and instrument.

 janis Janis Ian stopped in for one last visit with instruments from her collection that are now available from 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 and an amp.

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took a minute for a family portrait with his latest batch of instruments. Only one guitar is still unsold. Call or email for pricing and a place in the spring 2015 batch. We offer lessons - former Vince Gill bandmember Jeff White has just joined our teaching staff. We have a full-line repair department. And we do appraisals. email Christie or email Walter. Click here for a list of instruments not yet photographed.
                          cooder acousticsStunning Tasmanian blackwood OM-45 and a D-18 custom, just arrived on the CVG MARTIN PAGE  And not to be missed are the five flat-tops from Bob Altman, plus the new Gilchrist 16" archtop, new on the  CVG ACOUSTIC PAGE.

bassmanThe tweed Bassman is gone, but check out the '59 tweed Twin and 20 more new arrivals on the  CVG AMPS AND EFFECTS PAGE.

dblneck Steelin' big time... with a rare Franklin S12, a Sho-Bud Lloyd Green, a Gibson Console Grand, and a Harlin Bros.... all new on our page for STEELS, RESOS and UKES.

willisSigned 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 artwork, on the  CVG GuitarArt page.

nocasterColors, man... a White Falcon, a black Pensa-Suhr with Skynyrd pedigree, a blond ES-225 and a sunburst reverse-body Firebird V...  see them all on the CVG ELECTRIC PAGE.

Pralph Frank Neat's tribute to Dr. Ralph, new Hubers, an RB-75 Blackjack, even a GTR, all new on CVG BANJO PAGE, plus a reduced B&D Serenader tenor and two Gibson Style 6 conversions.

smartNew Duffs, a new Ellis, plus a Unicorn 76, an R.T. Webber, a Voight A, a Gibson electric solidbody, a Gilchrist Artist and two excellent prewar F-5s on the CVG MANDOLIN PAGE.
rocketNot a Dali-effect from Photoshop but a cool Rocket Science 5-string, plus a Kay S-9, and a Sandberg lefty, all new on the CVG BASS PAGE.
                          logo A killer-top '59 gloss finish, an L-5CES, a 2014 R8 and a Les Paul Special '56 in TV Yellow, from Gibson's Custom Shop. Please call or email.

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 Carter Vintage T-shirts and ball caps. $20 

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