John McEuen

Americana

Quick Bio


John McEuen, one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (August, 1966) has played both solo and with the NGDB over 10,000 shows, recorded 45 albums, and received various recognitions for his work - Grammys, Western Heritage Award, Best in the West Performer award, Emmy nominations, CMA and IBMA awards, and been recognized as one in the forefront of acoustic music.

He brought Country music icons together to create the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken album (now in Library of Congress and Grammy Hall of Fame) and was recently inducted in to the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame. Last year McEuen's Made in Brooklyn album received "Best Americana" album at the IMA Awards in New York City. At the end of NGDB's 50th year tour, McEuen felt it was time to fulfill the demand for his own shows, and departed the group, playing the last show in October 2017.

He now brings guitar, banjo, mandolin and fiddle to the stage and his incredible and fun performers he calls 'The String Wizards, which features two previous NGDB members, as he covers the music and stories of of his incredible career, one that has touched millions.

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Show Details


  • Requires Accommodation
  • Available for any type of event
  • 90+ Minute Set
  • Available for Autographs/Selfies
  • Performs as a Band
  • Performs Solo
  • Has Merch Available
  • Offers Multiple Date Discount
  • Sound Required

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I'm excited to be a part of Bookable!

PRO TIP:

Artists typically route tours based on the location of existing bookings. For the best chance of booking the Artist, check out their tour dates here. Still reach out even if your event isn't in the region of their tour... there is always a chance!

Show Details


  • Requires Accommodation
  • Available for any type of event
  • 90+ Minute Set
  • Available for Autographs/Selfies
  • Performs as a Band
  • Performs Solo
  • Has Merch Available
  • Offers Multiple Date Discount
  • Sound Required

Fun Facts


One of his particular points of pride has been performing on the Grand Ole Opry - many times - featured numerous times solo, and as a guest with several other Opry member acts; and he brought Steve Martin there in 2010 for the Opry debut of The Crow, Steve's album that John produced.. But his highest point on the Opry was playing it with sons Jonathan and Nathan, which they have done twice .

Quick Bio

John McEuen, one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (August, 1966) has played both solo and with the NGDB over 10,000 shows, recorded 45 albums, and received various recognitions for his work - Grammys, Western Heritage Award, Best in the West Performer award, Emmy nominations, CMA and IBMA awards, and been recognized as one in the forefront of acoustic music.

He brought Country music icons together to create the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken album (now in Library of Congress and Grammy Hall of Fame) and was recently inducted in to the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame. Last year McEuen's Made in Brooklyn album received "Best Americana" album at the IMA Awards in New York City. At the end of NGDB's 50th year tour, McEuen felt it was time to fulfill the demand for his own shows, and departed the group, playing the last show in October 2017.

He now brings guitar, banjo, mandolin and fiddle to the stage and his incredible and fun performers he calls 'The String Wizards, which features two previous NGDB members, as he covers the music and stories of of his incredible career, one that has touched millions.

Quick Bio

John McEuen, one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (August, 1966) has played both solo and with the NGDB over 10,000 shows, recorded 45 albums, and received various recognitions for his work - Grammys, Western Heritage Award, Best in the West Performer award, Emmy nominations, CMA and IBMA awards, and been recognized as one in the forefront of acoustic music.

He brought Country music icons together to create the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken album (now in Library of Congress and Grammy Hall of Fame) and was recently inducted in to the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame. Last year McEuen's Made in Brooklyn album received "Best Americana" album at the IMA Awards in New York City. At the end of NGDB's 50th year tour, McEuen felt it was time to fulfill the demand for his own shows, and departed the group, playing the last show in October 2017.

He now brings guitar, banjo, mandolin and fiddle to the stage and his incredible and fun performers he calls 'The String Wizards, which features two previous NGDB members, as he covers the music and stories of of his incredible career, one that has touched millions.