| Eamon McLoughlin|
Sugar Hill Records
| Singer, songwriter, musician|
The Greencards (2003 – 2009), Asylum Street Spankers
What? And Give Up Show Biz?, Weather and Water, Spanks for the Memories, Movin' On, The Last Laugh
Carol Young, Kym Warner, Gurf Morlix, Wammo
Eamon McLoughlin Wikipedia
Eamon McLoughlin is a musician based in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is originally from London, UK. Primarily a Fiddle player, he has toured and recorded with Artists in the Country Music, Bluegrass, Americana fields. Currently working as Staff Fiddler for The Grand Ole Opry, and touring with Ashley Monroe. He also sings, plays mandolin, guitar, cello, viola, and can be seen performing regularly with The 50 Shades of Hay. He has received two Grammy nominations for Country Instrumental Performance as a founding member of the American bluegrass band The Greencards.
Raised in South London by Irish parents, McLoughlin began to perform country music shows with his family on weekends, influenced by George Jones, George Strait and Ricky Skaggs. McLoughlin's father was head of a London-based country band. At age nine, McLoughlin moved away from piano lessons to play fiddle, and performed with his father's band. McLoughlin moved to Austin in 1997, after leaving Sussex University with a Degree in Politics and American Studies. He first toured with the Asylum St. Spankers, and later Ray Wylie Hubbard, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis and the Austin Lounge Lizards As a founding member of The Greencards, he received two Grammy nominations and created 4 albums for DualTone and Sugar Hill Records.
2010-2015 Eamon McLoughlin worked with Josh Turner. 2015: The Bodeans, Ashley Monroe. In 2016 he became the Staff Fiddler for The Grand Ole Opry. In 2016 The Fifty Shades of Hay released their first album.
Eamon has written and recorded String Arrangements for Mary Chapin Carpenter, Anderson East, John Paul White. He has appeared as a Session musician for Robert Earl Keen, Kim Richey, Toby Keith, A Thousand Horses, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, Nielson Hubbard, Caroline Spence, The Band Perry.