Sharing His Gifts
Carl Towns is a singer, songwriter and minister, who loves to share the gospel through music.
He has been singing since the age of 3, and playing mandolin since the age of 10. He is also proficient in Guitar, Bass, and Resonator Guitar.
Carl performed with his family in churches, singing the old hymns and Bluegrass Gospel songs. Later the family reformed as the Bluegrass Harmoneers touring for over 15 years at festivals and concerts, playing bluegrass music across the southeast and into parts of the northern region of the USA.
He formed Cherokee Wind in 1998 after a stint with Greenback Records, touring overseas as a country artist.
Afterwards; he performed in various outfits as Mandolin player or bass player and vocals.
"My voice is my real instrument." Carl has stated more than once.
Carl has won awards for his guitar playing and singing and songwriting.
Carl's songwriting spans the gamut of musical genres. From Blues, to Country to Bluegrass. He performs solo work, sharing his song variety and performs with his Bluegrass band called Upward Road.
He is now recording a Posgrass album and preparing to tour nationally. Preaching the Gospel through "Posgrass", that is, Positive Bluegrass music with his band, Upward Road.
Carl is now accepting bookings for the rest of 2023 and 2024 season. Either as a solo artist, a trio or as a four-piece band.