29 October 2012

Rooney, McGlynn, & Daly at Croc an Oir, 3 Nov. 2012

Thanks to John Bermingham for this news:

Three music veterans will join forces for an evening of country, bluegrass, and traditional music not to be missed at Croc an Oir on Saturday 3 November at 8.00 p.m.

Jim Rooney has been producing records in Nashville for the past twenty-five years. Many of his recordings with Nanci Griffith, John Prine, Iris DeMent, Peter Rowan, and Tom Paxton have been nominated for Grammys, with Nanci 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.

Arty McGlynn is in demand as a top guitarist and record producer. He has played with everyone from Van Morrison to Liam O'Flynn and produced hits for Frances Black and Sean Keane. He and his wife Nollaig Casey are acknowledged as two of Ireland's best traditional musicians.

Mick Daly has played an important part in many of Ireland's best known groups, including 4 Men & a Dog (he was the dog), Any Old Time, and the Lee Valley String Band. There are still some tickets available for what promises to be a great night's music with three superb musicians.

Croc an Oir
Co. Tipperary
+353 52 9153117  

BIB editor's note: A few of Jim Rooney's substantial claims to fame in the bluegrass world can be seen here.

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