John McEuen and The String Wizards at the Folly Theater

John McEuen and The String Wizards at the Folly Theater


John McEuen is an American folk musician and founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

In 1986, after twenty years with the Dirt Band, McEuen departed to pursue a solo career. From 1991–1997, he released four albums for Vanguard Records. He composed music for movies and television. He appeared as a guest on albums with several and Michael Martin Murphey. He returned to the Dirt Band in 2001. John departed the band once again in late 2017

During his career, he has performed and recorded with Alison Krauss, The Allman Brothers Band, America, Arlo Guthrie, Asleep at the Wheel, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Bill Monroe, Bob Dylan, Doc Watson, Dolly Parton, Glen Campbell, Jerry Garcia, John Denver, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Linda Ronstadt, Mark O'Connor, The Marshall Tucker Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Phish, Steve Goodman, Steve Vai, Vassar Clements, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson.

McEuen published an autobiography in 2018 titled "The Life I've Picked - A Banjo Player's Nitty Gritty Journey

Venue Information:
Folly Theater
300 W 12th St
Kansas City, MO, 64105