Born and schooled in Palmerston North, Carson Taare started his music career at an early age and his passion for music has never stopped. Carson has performed on live television for the ‘This Is Not Who We Are’ concert at Sky City. 2019 was a busy year for Carson. He performed at the prestigious Country Music Association Festival in Nashville Tennessee, performed with the Glenn Millar Orchestra in Hamilton and Auckland, and was awarded the Pat McMinn Rising Star Award at the Variety Artist Club Awards. Carson is currently a member of the NZ Secondary Schools choir and the NZ Youth Choir and you can find him most months performing around the Manawatu at various fairs and events. Carson will be accompanied by world renowned guitarist Gray Bartlett and top music director Mark Dennison from DD Smash.