Based in Chicago and native to the Chicago area, Timothy has also lived in the South for most of his life where he developed his love of traditional Irish, Scottish, British and European folk music with American folk, bluegrass, country, rock and pop music.
Timothy is a founding member along with Laura Hollingsworth of Chicago indie-folk band Burn the Barn who's debut album will release this summer of 2021.
In 2018 Timothy collaborated with Chicago area singer-songwriter Colleen Wild and released the album Along the Way under the name Preston - Wild.
Tim is a multi-instrumentalist and has played in festivals with bands including Four Men and a Dog, Black 47 and Hevia.
Timothy's main instrument is the guitar and also plays the banjo, fiddle, mandolin, bass, ukulele, piano, tin whistles and bagpipes.