Bluegrass Today Review

In his review of “Dreaming Small” appearing in Bluegrass Today, Lee Zimmerman recognizes Timothy’s “ability to find common ground between bluegrass, country, and a more mainstream mantra” and credits him with possessing “an uncanny knack for parlaying earnest emotion into an otherwise unassuming setting.” You can read the full review at

New CD “Dreaming Small” Available Now

Journey through the peaks and valleys of Southern life with this new collection of 5 original songs. Traditional bluegrass instrumentation adds a timeless appeal and sense of place. Learn more about the album or purchase your copy (physical or download) from our Store.

IBMA Songwriter Showcase Selection

The International Bluegrass Music Association has selected Tim and Sarah’s song “Down Below” for the 2019 Songwriters Showcase to take place in Raleigh NC during the annual World of Bluegrass convention in September. Tim is excited to be one of only ten songwriters chosen to perform in the showcase for artists, producers, and labels.

NC Gold Album Music Project Showcase Live

Debrick Media Group and the NC Gold Album Music Project have selected Timothy to perform in the NC Gold Album Showcase Saturday, June 1st at the NC Gold Festival in Old Fort. This is the first step of the selection process to be included on the NC Gold Album. Tim will perform at 2:45 pm.  Continue Reading »

Finalist in 2019 Don Gibson Singer Songwriter Competition

Timothy has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 Don Gibson Singer Songwriter Competition. Timothy will perform in the finals at the Don Gibson Theater on April 6, 2019.

Carolina Calling

Tim and Sarah have been exploring some of North Carolina’s deepest musical roots – from helping staff a booth and host a showcase at the IBMA Business Conference in Raleigh to attending the Ola Belle Reed Songwriter Retreat in Ashe County, the high energy world of bluegrass has been keeping the pair busy. Recently the  Continue Reading »

Timothy’s Original Ukulele Music in PBS series RoadTrip Nation

Two of Timothy’s original ukulele instrumentals were used in Episode 4 of RoadTrip Nation’s series “Setting Course” that takes place in Hawaii. You can watch the whole series online, or hear Tim in the trailer (starting at 0:37).

2017 Don Gibson Singer Songwriter Competition Finalist

Timothy was selected as a finalist in the  2017 Don Gibson Singer Songwriter Symposium competition. The finals will be held on Saturday, April 1 at 7 pm in the Don Gibson Theater. Tickets may be purchased through the website or by calling the box office at 704-487-8114.

2017 TRIO Exhibit debuts at SIBA

Timothy and Sarah were asked to participate in the TRIO exhibit again this year – this project, organized by Shari Smith, creates a “trio” of an author, visual artist, and songwriter by having the songwriter and visual artist create works based on a book. You can hear our song “Mama’s Table” based on Shellie Rushing Tomlinson’s  Continue Reading »

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival finalist

Tim and Sarah’s original song “Together We Cannot Be Ignored” has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Songwriting Contest.  Sad to see that entertainment has “trumped” policy in our political discourse…get out and vote for change!!