John Earle Mainord was raised on the border of Hunt and Collin Counties in the Blackland Prairie region of Northeast Texas, attending school s in Celeste and Merit, Tx. At the age of 13 he cleaned up around his step father's custom door and cabinet shop and saved $70 to buy an acoustic guitar from a Hastings store in Greenville, Tx. Playing in bands throughout his teens, he found his footing as a live musician, performing around the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Mainord has remained dedicated to an honest, hard-working approach, and aims to connect with, and inspire his audience regardless of the venue size or demographic. He's worked to fine tune an enjoyable and familiar experience for country music fans, while on stages in Texas, Oklahoma, Washington, and New Mexico, continuing to expand his reach.
What is certain in John Earle Mainord, is a hunger to connect with and move people, as well as a sense of responsibility to carry on the tradition of quality Texas songwriting. Through a contemporary lens and an old school filter, Mainord's music is a treat for any country music fan. The positive energy and casual nature at his live shows make for a memorable and enjoyable experience, where all are welcome and good times are in no short supply.
A native of rural Northeast Texas and currently based in Cashmere, Wa, John Earle Mainord is set on bringing quality songwriting back to country music.
With lyricism that wanders from emotive to playful & a sound that's both fresh and familiar, Mainord’s music is a go-to for any country music fan.