Nashville producer to play Ballinderreen

Grammy winning Jim Rooney returns to County Galway

Jim Rooney. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Jim Rooney. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

JIM ROONEY, the acclaimed Nashville producer and musician, is coming to County Galway to play a concert with guitarist Arty McGlynn and 4 Men & A Dog's Mick Daly.

The trio will play Ballinderreen Community Centre, south Galway, on Friday February 16 at 8pm, for a night of country, bluegrass, and traditional music. Jim Rooney has produced albums for Nanci Griffith, John Prine, Iris DeMent, Peter Rowan, and Tom Paxton, with Griffith's Other Voices, Other Rooms winning a Grammy in 1996. Jim was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Americana Music Association in Nashville. In Ireland Jim is best known for his work with Sean Keane, The Lee Valley String Band, and Chris Meehan & His Redneck Friends.

Support is from John Faulkner and Paul Mulligan.

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