21st

Master Accordion Workshop (via Zoom) – 03/21/21

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When
Sunday, March 21, 2021
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
Master Accordion Workshop (via Zoom) (map)
Other Info
John will be offering a 90-minute master accordion workshop via Zoom on Sunday, March 21st, starting at 12 Pacific time / 3pm East Coast time. The cost is $25 per person, with a minimum of five people. He will cover all aspects of playing the B/C and C#/D button accordions, but all accordion players interested in traditional Irish music are welcome.

To sign up, please email John at whelanbx1@me.com.

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23rd

Whelan Master Session #11: Dermot Byrne and Yvonne Casey – 01/23/21

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When
Saturday, January 23, 2021
TBA - All Ages
Where
Whelan Master Session #11: Dermot Byrne and Yvonne Casey (map)
Other Info
This an opportunity to listen, play and chat LIVE on Zoom with some of the best musicians in the business. This week's guests will be Dermot Byrne and Yvonne Casey.

The session will start at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm GMT and run for about two hours.

Listeners and players of all levels, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to join in; there is a $20 requested donation to save your seat.

Please see the Master Sessions tab on this website or click http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/ for details on how to sign up, along with a list of other master musicians who will be featured in upcoming sessions.

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16th

Whelan Master Session #10: John and James Carty – 01/16/21

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When
Saturday, January 16, 2021
TBA - All Ages
Where
Whelan Master Session #10: John and James Carty (map)
Other Info
This an opportunity to listen, play and chat LIVE on Zoom with some of the best musicians in the business. This week's guests will be John and James Carty.

The session will start at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm GMT and run for about two hours.

Listeners and players of all levels, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to join in; there is a $20 requested donation to save your seat.

Please see the Master Sessions tab on this website or click http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/ for details on how to sign up, along with a list of other master musicians who will be featured in upcoming sessions.

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09th

Whelan Master Session #9: Liam Kelly and Tom Morrow – 01/09/21

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When
Saturday, January 9, 2021
TBA - All Ages
Where
Whelan Master Session #9: Liam Kelly and Tom Morrow (map)
Other Info
This an opportunity to listen, play and chat LIVE on Zoom with some of the best musicians in the business. This week's guests will be Liam Kelly and Tom Morrow.

The session will start at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm GMT and run for about two hours.

Listeners and players of all levels, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to join in; there is a $20 requested donation to save your seat.

Please see the Master Sessions tab on this website or click http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/ for details on how to sign up, along with a list of other master musicians who will be featured in upcoming sessions.

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06th

“Taking Time” slow session – 01/06/21

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When
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
TBA - All Ages
Where
"Taking Time" slow session (map)
Other Info
Every Wednesday, John hosts a free, live “Taking Time” slow session on Zoom. The session starts at 4pm Pacific time/7pm Eastern/midnight Irish time, and regularly draws attendees from around the world.

Players and listeners of any level are very welcome to enjoy playing or hearing favorite tunes at a comfortable tempo, along with the all-important warmth of connection that shared music brings into our lives. This is also a great opportunity for learning new tunes, as everybody but the session leader (John) will be muted while they play.

John sends out the Zoom link and tune list to his newsletter subscribers every week, usually on Tuesday evening (Pacific time), so please make sure to sign up for his email newsletter so you can join in.

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02nd

Whelan Master Session #8: Oisín Mac Diarmada and Samantha Harvey – 01/02/21

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When
Saturday, January 2, 2021
TBA - All Ages
Where
Whelan Master Session #8: Oisín Mac Diarmada and Samantha Harvey (map)
Other Info
This an opportunity to listen, play and chat LIVE on Zoom with some of the best musicians in the business. This week's guests will be Oisín Mac Diarmada and Samantha Harvey.

The session will start at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm GMT and run for about two hours.

Listeners and players of all levels, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to join in; there is a $20 requested donation to save your seat.

Please see the Master Sessions tab on this website or click http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/ for details on how to sign up, along with a list of other master musicians who will be featured in upcoming sessions.

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30th

“Taking Time” slow session – 12/30/20

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When
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
TBA - All Ages
Where
"Taking Time" slow session (map)
Other Info
Every Wednesday, John hosts a free, live “Taking Time” slow session on Zoom. The session starts at 4pm Pacific time/7pm Eastern/midnight Irish time, and regularly draws attendees from around the world.

Players and listeners of any level are very welcome to enjoy playing or hearing favorite tunes at a comfortable tempo, along with the all-important warmth of connection that shared music brings into our lives. This is also a great opportunity for learning new tunes, as everybody but the session leader (John) will be muted while they play.

John sends out the Zoom link and tune list to his newsletter subscribers every week, usually on Tuesday evening (Pacific time), so please make sure to sign up for his email newsletter so you can join in.

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26th

Whelan Master Session #7: Boxes on Boxing Day! – 12/26/20

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When
Saturday, December 26, 2020
TBA - All Ages
Where
Whelan Master Session #7: Boxes on Boxing Day! (map)
Other Info
This an opportunity to listen, play and chat LIVE on Zoom with some of the best musicians in the business. This week's guests will be a still-mysterious line-up of box players. Stay tuned for updates!

The session will start at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm GMT and run for about two hours.

Listeners and players of all levels, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to join in; there is a $20 requested donation to save your seat.

Please see the Master Sessions tab on this website or click http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/ for details on how to sign up, along with a list of other master musicians who will be featured in upcoming sessions.

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23rd

“Taking Time” slow session – 12/23/20

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When
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
TBA - All Ages
Where
"Taking Time" slow session (map)
Other Info
Every Wednesday, John hosts a free, live “Taking Time” slow session on Zoom. The session starts at 4pm Pacific time/7pm Eastern/midnight Irish time, and regularly draws attendees from around the world.

Players and listeners of any level are very welcome to enjoy playing or hearing favorite tunes at a comfortable tempo, along with the all-important warmth of connection that shared music brings into our lives. This is also a great opportunity for learning new tunes, as everybody but the session leader (John) will be muted while they play.

John sends out the Zoom link and tune list to his newsletter subscribers every week, usually on Tuesday evening (Pacific time), so please make sure to sign up for his email newsletter so you can join in.

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19th

Whelan Master Session #6: Kevin Burke – 12/19/20

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When
Saturday, December 19, 2020
TBA - All Ages
Where
Whelan Master Session #6: Kevin Burke (map)
Other Info
This an opportunity to listen, play and chat LIVE on Zoom with some of the best musicians in the business. This week's guest will be Kevin Burke.

The session will start at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm GMT and run for about two hours.

Listeners and players of all levels, from anywhere in the world, are welcome to join in; there is a $20 requested donation to save your seat.

Please see the Master Sessions tab on this website or click http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/ for details on how to sign up, along with a list of other master musicians who will be featured in upcoming sessions.

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