Jim was a great fit for our venue, providing great music and being able to also engage the audience, all in a very laid-back and casual atmosphere. He was also very easy to work with - Sue Ishak, 2017



Never disappoints . A true story teller with a wonderful collection of songs . Quite a warm personable soul he is as well - Barry Shirley, Music Booker, Columbia, SC, 2017



Jim’s music is captivating and reflective, drawn from a deep reserve of life experience. It is clear in the way he embodies the words of the folk songs he sings, bringing timeless lyrics to life in a relevant way. He is beyond professional and a pleasure to work with. A fantastic voice with guitar playing to match. If you enjoy Folk and Americana music and have the opportunity to hear him, don’t miss it! - Christopher V. Gastonia, NC.

I have seen Jim multiple times and am always wowed by his performance. He has an amazing Irish tenor voice and is a fantastic musician and songwriter. His genuinely warm personality becomes immediately evident when he begins his performance. I would see Jim anytime he is near - Nina B. Virginia 2019

In hiring entertainment our goal was to enhance the atmosphere and mood of our event.  Jim's incredible talent surpassed our greatest expectations leaving us with a full range of emotion from joyful tears to laughter. Jim brings the highest quality and passion to his music, his talent is truly a gift. - Rita G., Tennessee 2019

Jim was truly the perfect addition to our special wedding day. A talented singer / guitarist and an absolutely wonderful individual, Jim is truly outstanding. We cannot recommend Jim highly enough! - Kat Moraros, 2018

Jim Sharkey is an absolutely wonderful guitarist and singer. His music is so sweet, calm, and comforting and reminds us of our travels through Ireland. He performed on our wedding day as guests were arriving and for the processional as the bridal party then I walked down the aisle. It was such a sweet addition to our day that people really enjoyed and were asking about after. Jim is the most kind man and was so very helpful throughout the planning process. I could not recommend him highly enough. You will not regret booking him for any event you have - Heidi Furman, Columbia, South Carolina 2019.