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9-year-old Carter County fiddler to perform on ‘Leno’

August 6th, 2013 12:20 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

9-year-old Carter County fiddler to perform on ‘Leno’

Carson Peters. (Photo Courtesy fiddlincarsonpeters.com)

ELIZABETHTON — He may only be 9 years old, but local talent Fiddlin’ Carson Peters is getting noticed. On Thursday night, he will perform on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

Peters’ grandfather, Norman Peters, said Carson will be one of three acts from around the country that will compete in a talent contest to be judged by Betty White.

“The producer called my son, Jamie, on Friday afternoon and they got the whole thing lined up. He found out about Carson through the Internet,” Norman said.

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