Search Results for 'Jim Rooney'
14 results found.
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.
Uachtaráin na hÉireann Michael D Higgins has led the tributes being paid to Mike Diskin, describing him as a “dear friend” whose death was a “huge loss to all those who worked in the arts, culture, theatre and performance on this island”.
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.
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.
AMERICAN FOLK, traditional, and country music is a convergence of the folk and trad styles that the Irish, Scots, English, and German emigrants brought with them to the New World.
HIT SINGER /songwriter Mick Hanly and guitar virtuoso Arty McGlynn play The Crane next week: Be sure to catch them.
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.
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’
TEXAN SONGWRITER Nanci Griffith released her debut album Lone Star State Of Mind in 1987 and made an immediate impact when it peaked at number 23 in the US charts.
THE 1972 John Boorman-directed movie Deliverance is one probably one of the most hard-hitting on the subject of the battle between man and nature.