Eamon McLoughlin

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Staff Musician
Company Name
Grand Ole Opry

Eamon McLoughlin grew up in England where his father had a band, which later developed into a family Country style band that included Eamon and his two sisters. He attended college in Austin, Texas, where he played in several local bands before moving to Nashville. He has since been activetouring and recording with the likes of Asylum St. Spankers, Kelly Willis, The Greencards (for which he was a founding member), Josh Turner, Ashley Monroe as well as Toby Keith, The Band Perry and Mary Chapin Carpenter. In 2017 Eamon joined the staff band playing fiddle for the Grand Ole Opry and has performed on stage with hundreds of artists including the Oak Ridge Boys, Vince Gill, and jazz legend Nina Simone.