Jon McLaughlin has been playing piano and making music since childhood. He was born and raised in Indiana, where he also attended Anderson University. With the support of the universitys record label, Oranghaus, a few friends and an old Chevy van, McLaughlin wrote and recorded music, and toured extensively throughout his college years before he was signed to Island Records. The following eight years had one common denominator for Jon McLaughlin: writing and producing songs, releasing albums, driving around the country playing music with his band and collaborating with fellow artists like Sara Bareilles, Demi Lovato, Xenia and Need to Breathe, among others. He has shared the stage with artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Adele, One Republic, Bon Jovi, Colbie Caillat, Parachute, and Duffy. A dream came true when Jon supported the legendary piano man himself, Billy Joel, in selected dates across the country. Jon has also made his mark in music for film and television. He had a cameo appearance in the Disney movie, Enchanted, and performed the Oscar nominated song So Close, both on the films soundtrack and at the 80th Academy Awards. Jons songs have been featured in major films such as Georgia Rule and Bridge to Terabithia. His music has been featured on TV shows such as Scrubs, So You think You Can Dance, Ghost Whisperer, The Event as well as major network promotions. He has also appeared on talk shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, CBS Saturday Morning, The Today Show, and The Bonnie Hunt Show, among others..
How to hire Jon McLaughlin for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Jon McLaughlin.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Jon McLaughlin, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Jon McLaughlin or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Jon McLaughlin's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Jon McLaughlin for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Jon McLaughlin, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Jon McLaughlin. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Jon McLaughlin booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Jon McLaughlin for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Jon McLaughlin booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Jon McLaughlin charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Jon McLaughlin for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Jon McLaughlin agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Jon McLaughlin, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Jon McLaughlin booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Jon McLaughlin, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Age Group-18 To 30's, Age Group-30's-50's, Alternative, Folk, Pop, Pop Style, Pop-Adult Contemporary, Male