Jimmy Carton was born and raised in Drogheda, Ireland. He came to Canada as a young man, after having already established his career in Ireland as a successful ‘show band’ lead singer with such well-known bands as “The Checkmates” and “The Diamonds”. Since his arrival here over 30 years ago, Jimmy has performed extensively across North America in pubs, festivals and major concert halls including the prestigious Massey Hall in Toronto and the Arts and Culture Center in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Jimmy has recorded extensively to deliver albums with his own bands and as part of collaborative albums with other artists.
Check out his ‘music’ page to find out how to purchase his music.