Andy May - Endless Possibilities - cover

Jim Rooney: “Endless Possibilities” by Andy May

Andy, Congratulations! I put your CD on tonight and thoroughly enjoyed it. …. As Bill Monroe would have said, “I hope this record does you some good.” There’s a lot of good to be gotten out of it.      —Jim Rooney on Endless Possibilities by Andy May

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Wynn Fay-Andy May-c.1980

Wynn Fay

Wynn was the REAL deal: soulful, musical, knowledgeable, kindhearted, and humble. I performed many a show with him. And, once you were asked to be a Ridgerunner, you were a Ridgerunner for life – and also a member of Wynn’s musical family. Ask other former Ridgerunners like Jim Rooney, Bill Kieth, Jim Heffernan, or Jeff Greenwood (who married Wynn’s daughter Zoe!) or many, many others, and you will hear them all agree.

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"Room for Roots" - Session 1

Studio Session: “Room for Roots”

Nashville, TN, September 11, 2013The first recording session for what would become Andy’s 2016 CD, “Room for Roots.” Present: Andy May, Kenny Malone (percussion), Jim Rooney (guitar), Jeremy Shearer (bass), and Nathan Smith (engineer).

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–Things Said to Me by Some Amazing Friends–

Jim Rooney~
Go where you’re welcome.



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Andy May - MerleFest - Americana Stage


In a career spanning over 4 decades and 3 regions of the nation, Andy has appeared with artists as diverse as Merle Haggard, Pete Seeger, Mike Seeger, Nickel Creek, Brownie McGee and Sonny Terry, Tom Paxton, Jerry Jeff Walker, John Hartford, Ralph Stanley, Joan Osborne, Jim Rooney, Janis Ian, John Prine, Nancy Griffith, and many, many others. Andy started and runs the IBMA award-winning record label, Swift River Music. He has had songs on Juno- and Apollo Award-nominated albums and T.V. shows, United Way fundraisers, and major T.V. documentaries. He has been a yearly performer and educator at major music festivals like MerleFest (since 2001) and Winfield (since 1989), and a regular workshop contributor to the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN.

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