Jim Eaton has lived in Colorado, New Orleans, and Nashville, after being born and raised in the Northlands of Kansas City. The band is now based out of Platte County. They travel extensively in the Midwest and South, playing festivals, concerts, private events, as well as the beloved honky-tonks along the way. The Whiskey Benders have played the Grand Ole' Opry Plaza Parties in Nashville, as well as the famous venues on lower Broadway. In Kansas City, they have opened for Aaron Tippin, John Michael Montgomery, Blake Shelton, Josh Gracin, and Carolina Rain. Jim Eaton and the Whiskey Benders opened Y'allapalooza at Verizon Wireless last summer. Playing sing-along favorites and a unique list of original songs, many are comparing Jim Eaton to the original outlaws, but with a flare all his own.