Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Instructors
Instructor Website: http://www.theyoungwolfetones.com
Teaching C02: The History of Irish Patriotic Songs & Music
After spending nearly 40 years as founder leader and front man of the legendary Wolfe Tones (named after the 18th century Irish Revolutionary Theobald Wolfe Tone) Derek Warfield is revered as a singer songwriter historian and entertainer in all parts of the world where Irish roots have been put down. The Wolfe Tones enjoyed phenomenal success with 13 best-selling albums 3 number one hits many television appearances and shows in esteemed venues such as New York’s Carnegie Hall and The Royal Albert Hall in London. Derek has been proudly presented with the keys to San Francisco New York and Los Angeles for his contributions to Irish Song & Music over the years and was honoured as “Dublin Gael of The Year 2013” by the New York Dublin Society.