Rick Barker, an original member of Appalachian Trail, Eric McMurray of The Scott County Boys and Moccasin Gap along with Tim Laughlin who has shared the stage with Larry Sparks, Doyle Lawson, Wayne Taylor and Ron Block.
The band line-up is Mark Mervis (Bass, Vocals), Eric McMurray
(Banjo, Vocals), Rick Barker (Guitar, Vocals), Glen Harlow (Mandolin, Vocals - replacing Tim Laughlin), Randy Jackson (Fiddle, Vocals).
...Eric McMurray - Banjo, lead and harmony vocalsEric
grew up in Hiltons, VA and now lives in Gate City, VA with his
and Luanne have three children: Megan, Taylor, and Zachary.
...Eric is currently employed as a Senior Electrical Engineering Technician at Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, TN.Eric's
musical career began at age 10 when he
learned to play guitar and continued through his
teenage years when he
began playing banjo at age 13.During his
early twenties, Eric
began playing mandolin and, since that time, he
has also taken up fiddle and the dobro.
is not playing with Wires and Wood, he
can be found playing with Moccasin Gap, a group that he
wife started several years ago as well as filling-in with other groups in the region.Eric is a former founding member of the Scott County Boys and a former member of the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass Band.