John Whelan - Accordion
John grew up in Dunstable, England and recorded his first album, 'Pride of Wexford', at the age of 14. The album is still available and his been followed by many other widely acclaimed solo albums including 'From the Heart' in 1991, Celtic Reflections in 1996, 'Flirting with the Edge' in 1998, 'Come to Dance' in 1999 and 'Celtic Fire' in 2001. John has also been involved in many collaborations with well known traditional musicians.
In 1997 John formed the John Whelan Band and in 2010 worked on a project called the Irish-French Connection.
Check out the John Whelan website for more information on John's CDs and upcoming gigs.
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