Me­te­ors hon­our Aiken

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - News -

Ku­dos to the Me­teor Ire­land Mu­sic Awards or­gan­is­ers for de­cid­ing to hon­our mu­sic pro­moter Jim Aiken at tonight’s event, with a post­hu­mous In­dus­try Award.

Aiken was the for­mer school­teacher who put this coun­try on the in­ter­na­tional tour­ing map, bring­ing in such acts as Bruce Spring­steen, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and, Garth Brooks.

One of most ex­pe­ri­enced and re­spected pro­moter in Europe, Aiken died in Fe­bru­ary 2007 af­ter a short ill­ness.His fam­ily will pre­sented with the award at the show at Dublin’s RDS tonight.

Jim Aiken: awarded a Me­teor

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