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Event Archive - Jimmy Rankin

Mon. January 30th 2017 The Mary Winspear Centre Sidney BC (All Ages)
7:00 PM doors at 6:30 PM
$30.00
Tickets at: The Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney
Jimmy Rankin is one of Canada’s finest and most popular singer songwriters. Hailing from Mabou, Cape Breton, he rose to fame as a lead singer, guitarist and songwriting lynchpin for multi-platinum Canadian Celtic-pop heroes, The Rankin Family, who sold over 2 million records and earned five Junos including the coveted “Entertainer of the Year” award.


In 1990, Jimmy embarked on a solo career, winning numerous awards and accolades over the course of six CD releases. Jimmy has built his reputation on the power and dynamism of his live shows which while moving effortlessly between Roots, Country and Celtic stylings and drawing on an impressive catalogue of hits, appeal to fans of all ages.

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Jimmy Rankin

After a decade in the business, well over two million albums sold and armloads of industry awards (including 5 Junos), The Rankins, Canada's most decorated musical family, called it a career in 1999. Erasing radio-format boundaries and opening the door to a host of East Coast acts, The Rankins excelled both at traditional Gaelic music and Celtic-in... more info
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