Search Results for 'Jim Rooney'

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Nashville producer to play Ballinderreen

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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.

Jim Rooney’s ‘long run’ through music

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ONE EVENING in 1951, in the Massachusetts town of Dedham, a young Irish-American teenager happened to tune in to the local radio station as a country band called The Confederate Mountaineers were playing.

Nanci Griffith returns to the Town Hall

NANCI GRIFFITH one of the best loved country singers in the world, who also enjoys a devoted fan-base in Ireland, plays the Town Hall Theatre on Friday March 2.

Musical veterans join forces for Bog Lane gig

Three music veterans, Jim Rooney, Arty McGlynn, and Mick Daly, will join forces for an evening of country, bluegrass, and traditional music not to be missed at the Bog Lane Theatre, Ballymahon, Co Longford, on Sunday November 6 at 8pm.

The root and branch of country music with Philip Donnelly

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HUNDREDS OF years ago the music played on Scottish and Irish fiddles combined with Spanish guitar, Italian mandolin, and West African banjo in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of America.

Queen of ‘folkabilly’ Nanci Griffith returns to Galway

FOR MANY years Nanci Griffith has straddled the fine line between folk and country with a unique style of playing and singing she has christened ‘folkabilly’

A touch of Nashville at The Crane

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NASHVILLE IS the home of country music, and one of that city’s most respected producers Jim Rooney is returning to his second home of Galway to play a show at The Crane Bar, Sea Road.

Past the point of rescue and beyond with Hal Ketchum

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“I NEVER meant to push or shove you/ Do you know how much I love you/ No you don’t, but I do/and I wonder if I’m past the point of rescue?”

 

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