Thank you for your interest in supporting John, as COVID has shut down all in-person performance and touring opportunities for the foreseeable future. If you would like to make a contribution to help keep the music going, please consider using one of these convenient online methods:

By visiting paypal.me/buttonboxman (just click the link to go there)

Or by Venmo to @John-Whelan-37

John also has a Patreon account!

Again, thank you for your support, and please consider dropping in to John’s free “Taking Time” slow session for a tune on Wednesdays (online via Zoom), or supporting a phenomenal roster of guest artists by booking a seat in one of John’s lively Whelan Master Sessions — a chance to play, listen and chat live on Zoom with true exemplars of the Irish music tradition.

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    Wild Atlantic Music Tour

    John will be bringing a group of people to Ireland in 2021 in conjunction with Wild Atlantic Music Tours. John is proud to be part of these exceptional tours with such luminaries as Kevin Crawford, Séan Tyrrell and Blackie O'Connell.

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    to download the details of the exciting events, sessions and special guests in John's tour itinerary, or visit the Wild Atlantic Music Tours website to book your seat on the tour.