Eamon McCann hails from Creggan near Omagh in Co.Tyrone , Ireland . He bought his first guitar with the money he received for winning a local talent contest and, at the age of sixteen, and along with his two younger brothers, he started playing his music all around his home county of Tyrone . After some persuasion from close friends, Eamon made his first recording in 1990 – a demo album entitled “I Give You Music” – and he has been giving us music ever since!
His next album followed shortly after entitled “Gold In The Mountain” gave Eamon his big break. When hearing his demo album Harmac Music, a top label, decided to sign him for the “Gold In The Mountain” album. Eamon’s authentic country tones soon created a lot of attention throughout Ireland and the U.K. and soon the top Irish label, Ritz, signed Eamon for a four year contract in which he recorded four singles and three albums.
Eamon later moved to Tulip Records, where he has recorded three albums,
“Clear Cut Country”, “My Country” and “Turn To Me”.
Eamon McCann is now one of the top country attractions throughout Ireland and the UK where he tours regularly and in at present making a big impact in Scotland where he has recently received the prestige award two years in a row in the Nashville Country Music Club as-
International Singer and Band Of The Year.
Eamon McCann’s live dance show is one of the liveliest in Ireland with a band of very talented musicians. Eamon’s many fans who follow his shows all over the country will say “You just have to dance to the Eamon McCann band with their great dance beat”
With his musically talented Band, Eamon has also played country festivals all over Europe and Australia . His lively dance program, which includes country, Irish and popular sixties-seventies music makes for a great night’s entertainment.
Eamon McCann has to date, recorded numerous self-composed songs, which gives him the title as Ireland ‘s No.1 Country Singer/Songwriter.
It is easy for radio listeners to recognise Eamon McCann because of his unique syle of singing.
According to his many fans Eamon’s live shows with his special beat are now better than ever for dancing. “His very lively versatile shows send everyone home in good form” they say.
Eamon and his band entertain at big dance venues, weddings, festivals, concerts and private functions.