Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones are known throughout the world for their quality musical presentation of Irish patriotic songs and traditional music featuring top class fiery introductions from their lead singer, songwriter and storyteller, Derek Warfield.
An outstanding singer, stage personality, composer and historian of the music and song tradition, Derek Warfield is a legend wherever Irish roots have been put down. He enjoyed phenomenal success for some 40 years with the Wolfe Tones, including best-selling albums, number one hits, television appearances and shows in Carnegie Hall, New York and the Royal Albert Hall, London. Added to that, Derek has been prolific as a solo artist, with an astonishing twelve albums in just over a decade.
Ten years on from the beginning of his solo career, the man often described as ‘Ireland’s greatest ballad singer’ is bringing an old tradition with a young sound to his legion of fans across the world. The Young Wolfe Tones feature some of the finest Irish musicians and singers from a younger generation and bring guaranteed excitement, fun and passion to every performance.
Young Wolfe Tones members include Damaris Woods, tenor banjo player from County Meath; Mylo Moylan, guitarist and vocalist from Kildare; Andreas Durkin, keyboard player and vocalist from County Cavan; and Cormac McGuinness, vocalist from Dublin.
Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones brings a fresh perspective of traditional music, with Mr. Warfield relaying Irish history before each song.
We are so excited to have this much beloved group back at the Irish Heritage Center. Don't miss your chance to see these outstanding musicians and storytellers at the IHC.