JJ McGuigan was born in Wichita Kansas where he currently resides. He found a passion for music at the age of 13 when he received his first drum set.
He later picked up guitar and started writing songs at the age of 20. He attended Newman University where he played for the Men’s basketball team and was an assistant coach there while attending Full Sail University.
His main focus and passion is writing songs with an emphasis on lyrical creation.
He has just recently wrapped up a 5 song EP that was sung by Garrett Crow and is writing another album with guitarist Brian Elwick.
Songwriter/Musician seeking publishing and music supervisors. EP Dissociative available on iTunes and Amazon.
JJ McGuigan caught the attention of radio programmers and music journalists with the first two singles from his EP, Dissociative. “Letter” and “Home” received both critical praise and airplay chart success, reaching the New Music Weekly country chart Top 80, as well as the Top 40 Roots Music Report Americana chart. “Letter” earned McGuigan an Akademia Award for Best Alternative Song in January 2017.
Indie-Spoonful.com said, “The lyrics to this song (“Letter), and every song on the EP, are dripping with insight.
This song is like a prayer and McGuigan sounds like an angel.” JJ McGuigan is a VH1 Save The Music Songwriting Contest Finalist.
For more information on JJ McGuigan, please visit www.jjmcguiganmusic.com.