Jim Ballard and The Strangs at The Rialto Theatre
1000 Kenmore Boulevard Akron, Ohio
Friday, April 26th. Doors 7:30. Show 8pm.
A native of NE Ohio, Jim Ballard has been, for many years a part of the music/recording/performing community there. After a long period of touring and performing all over the country, working with artists from 10,000 Maniacs to Gordon Lightfoot,The Mekons to Pete Seeger and Tom Paxton, he moved into producing and recording out of his Akron studio, Skylyne. He has also created film scores for a number of independent films and animations. He has recorded and worked with recording artists from Michael Stanley and Don Dixon to Alex Bevan and Charlie Wiener. His 12th release, Good Bones marks the fifth album since his return to recording and performing. He performs occasionally in the Northeast Ohio area, both solo and with a band.