John Whelan & Friends
Flirting with the Edge (Narada)

Flirting With The Edge The inventive button accordionist continues to reshape the genre, just as he did on his 1997 Crossroads release, extending his collaboration with world musicians and the exquisite Sirus String Quartet. Bernadette Peters’ beautiful, spare version of “Dublin Lady” and Connie Dover’s tearjerker “Red is the Rose” are two special vocal cameos. With Ugandan kalimba player Samite Mulondo and guitarist Oscar Lopez, Whelan and friends tour the world and its music with a distinctly Celtic edge.

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    Wild Atlantic Music Tour

    John will be bringing a group of people to Ireland in 2023 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.