The Opry Band: Fiddle, Mandolin, Percussion
Member Since 2016
Born into a musical family, McLoughlin began touring all over England and Ireland with his father’s band. He eventually moved to Austin, Texas to join a 10-piece jug band and was also a founding member of The Greencards.
Since then, he’s toured and recorded with big-name artists such as Josh Turner, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Emmylou Harris, Toby Keith, Ashley Monroe, Hailey Whitters, and more.
As an artist, McLoughlin was nominated for two Grammy awards in the Country Instrumental category. In his free time, McLoughlin can be found playing The Nashville Palace with his band 50 Shades of Hay.
Previously worked with: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Rodney Crowell, Anderson East, Bruce Robison, Moe Bandy, and more.