Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tone's !!
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Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tone's !!!!
Friday Febuary 19th
Redmeptorist Catholic Church Gym:
3333 Linwood & Broadway K.C.M.O
Derek Warfield is a singer, songwriter, noted historian and a charismatic founding member of the legendary Wolfe Tones. For 42 years he has been the voice behind the stirring introductions and author of many famous ballads that have endeared him to countless thousands of fans all over the world.
Considered a legendary figure on the Irish music scene, Derek continues to tour the world, taking with him the story of Ireland, which he has championed for over 40 years. His NEW DOUBLE CD "The Night Is ....Young" with The Young Wolfe Tones is in US stores now or is available online by clicking the title or cover image below.
His love of musical tradition is such that a way to pass it on was in order. So a new day dawns on The Wolfe Tones legend, The Young Wolfe Tones. Assembled to continue the legacy of a legend are some of Ireland's finest young musicians.
Singer / songwriter Padraig Allen hales from a famous musical family himself and as front man for the popular Tipperary Celtic rock band The Whole Shabang is no stranger to the American tour circuit having played all major US festival venues.
Multi instrumentalist Damaris Woods has won more Irish musical awards than even she can count. Much sought after as a teacher, studio and tour musician, audiences are left spell bound by her amazing musicianship. She is duly recognized as one of the best banjo players of our time.
Jim Woods, brother to Damaris, has a host of awards himself and plays a sweet accordion. He is no stranger to television in Ireland, England, Canada and America, he has toured & shared the stage with a who's who of Irish acts, Altan, Andy Cooney, Liz Doherty he's even shared the stage with Jethro Tull.
Their new double CD set is a combination of classic Irish crowd pleasers and a showcase of pure musical talent. It is tradition being "handed on” as the Irish say, but most of all it is just plain fun.
The Young Wolfe Tones are Irish music tradition the way it's meant to be.