Carolyn Kruse

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Meet Tim Buono from Upton, MA


Now hear this!


Armed with a knack for telling a story, a guitar, and an easy- going likeability, it’s no wonder Tim Buono has been popping up more and more on stages around New England. This singer/songwriter was inspired to perform after seeing Brad Paisley in concert, and the influence is obvious. Like Brad, Tim charms while relaying his message, and always seems at ease, and ready to please.

Tim Buono takes you places with his songs. He has a way of making you feel like you are with him on his personal journey, and that is a real gift.



Tim Talks

  • Grew up in: Upton, MA
  • Now lives in: Millbury, MA
  • Current single: “Anywhere”
  • What lead to music: Seeing Brad Paisley perform at Indian Ranch at 9 years old
  • How old when you started: 9 years old
  • Instruments played: Guitar
  • How would you describe your sound: tough question! Kinda Eric Church-y
  • Who inspires you: Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Luke Combs, Brooks & Dunn
  • Dream duet partner: probably Paisley or Brooks & Dunn
  • All time favorite country song: Letter to Me – Brad Paisley or House that built me – Miranda Lambert
  • First country concert: (guess who!) Brad paisley
  • What songs do you like now on Country 1025: Done – Chris Janson, Beer Can’t Fix – TR and Jon Pardi, Does to Me – Luke Combs / Eric Church
  • If you weren’t a musician, you’d be: Bored!
  • Day job: High School Shop Teacher!
  • Most proud moment: getting to play on the stage at Indian Ranch, where I was inspired to become a musician
  • Crazy thing that happened in your music career: Dierks Bentley shouting me out for a cover I did of his song “Say You Do”
  • Other things you like to do: Saltwater fishing, building stuff, beach
  • Fun facts: I recorded a couple songs in Nashville about 100 feet from RCA Studio B (where so many legends have recorded). My first full band show was opening for a teacher I had in 1st grade.  I’ve got a 4 year old German Shepherd named Marvel!

Buono On The Go

  • March 14th– Cheers (Beacon Hill in Boston)
  • Multiple Thursdays between March and May Acoustic at Six String Grill & Stage in Foxboro
  • May 1– Lorettas Last Call – Boston
  • May 16 – Central Tavern – Milford
  • June 27 – Official Announcement coming soon!

The Tim Buono Network



Every week, Kruser’s Local Catch highlights New England’s homegrown country music talent, and tells you where to catch them locally and in Nashville. Click here to view previous catches.

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