Jimmy to Play PEI Festival Saturday

The first annual Rock the Boat MusicFest is set for this Saturday, August 2nd, in Tyne Valley PEI. This musical addition to the 50th Tyne Valley Oyster Festival will be sure to draw a great crowd, as the MusicFest features Jimmy Rankin, Blue Rodeo, Alan Doyle, Gordie MacKeeman, and Meaghan Blanchard.

To learn more about this exciting show, be sure to read this article by
The Guardian.

Tickets are available for sale here.

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Jimmy Rankin Visits Select Needs Stores Across Nova Scotia

Jimmy will be setting out across select Needs Convenience Stores in Nova Scotia, along with The Chronicle Herald, to promote the upcoming Backyard BBQ contest being hosted by the Herald. These visits offer fans in various locations the opportunity to meet Jimmy, grab a copy of his newest release Back Road Paradise (sold at Needs), and even get Jimmy to sign it for them! Visitors can also register for the Backyard BBQ contest on-site.

Starting Thursday June 12 and running until Saturday June 14, Jimmy will be visiting Needs locations in Sydney, Baddeck, Truro, Kentville, Halifax and Bedford. The following photo lists specific dates and times for each location:


The Chronicle Herald has teamed up with Needs Convenience Stores to offer an unbelievable contest to Nova Scotians. The lucky winner of the Backyard BBQ contest will win a brand new BBQ and a private performance by Jimmy himself. “You and 19 friends could be jamming to Jimmy Rankin as he performs in your very own backyard while a professional chef serves up burgers, salads, hotdogs and more cooked to perfection on a new Weber Genesis Gas Grill that you get to keep!”

You can also enter the contest online by visiting the Chronicle Herald’s Backyard BBQ Contest page. The contest ends June 24, 2014, so be sure to enter today!

Jimmy Rankin Talks “Back Road Paradise” – Top Country

Jimmy had the chance to talk with Kayla Tinson at Top Country about his recent release of Back Road Paradise, what it was like to work with his duet partners on the album, memorable moments of 2014, and much more!

To read the full article, click here: Jimmy Rankin Talks “Back Road Paradise”

Jimmy Rankin to Headline Toronto Show June 7

Jimmy Rankin will headline the Enwave Theatre in Toronto this Saturday night, June 7th, in support of his new album “Back Road Paradise”. For more information, be sure to read the article below. It’s a show you won’t want to miss!

“Celtic-pop hero and roots-rock devotee Jimmy Rankin has a remarkable ability to charm audiences.”….

Times Colonist Article on Back Road Paradise

Great article on Back Road Paradise in the Times Colonist!


CBC Manitoba Article!


1-2-1 Interview

Jimmy had a great chat about “Back Road Paradise” with Dale from MBC Radio’s 1-2-1 last week. Listen to the entire interview below!


Prince Albert Daily Herald Article

Prince Albert Daily Herald Article


Cape Breton Post Article

Cape Breton Post article on Back Road Paradise!