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Sun 18th Feb
Jim Rooney, Arty McGlynn and Mick Daly
9 pm,€ €10

The Grumpy Old Men ;) 3 Legends playing together on for one night!

Jim Rooney , a pioneer in the genre that would come to be labeled as "Americana". is an American instrumentalist, songwriter and producer whose credits include Nanci Griffith's Other Voices, Other Rooms (which earned Rooney a Grammy Award for production), Hal Ketchum's Past the Point of Rescue, Iris DeMent's Infamous Angel, John Prine's Aimless Love and many other widely hailed albums. In recognition for his contribution to Americana music, Rooney received a lifetime achievement award from the Americana Music Association in 2009.

Arty McGlynn is without doubt one of the most influential Irish musicians of the last 40 years. His career began during the showband craze, and has seen him perform with everyone from Van Morrison to Christy Moore, Paul Brady, Frances Black and Liam O'Flynn. He released the seminal McGlynn's Fancy in 1979 and has featured on countless other classic albums including Matt Molloy's Stony Steps, Four Men and a Dog's Barking Mad and several with West Cork fiddle player Nollaig Casey.

Mick Daly is a true legend of the Cork and Irish music scene having played for over 40 years with the iconic Lee Valley String Band. During that time he has also been a member of Arcady, Any Old Time, The Mary Black Band, Scullion, and was part of the original Four Men and A Dog line-up. He is equally at home playing traditional Irish music as traditional American bluegrass and Old Time music whether on 5 string banjo or guitar and is also an exceptional singer and interpreter of traditional song

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