Mickey Meets the Wolfe Tones

The world-famous Irish band, the Wolfe Tones, came to Kansas City on February 23, 2000 for a concert.  Mickey was there to enjoy the concert, and was able to spend some time chatting with the boys.  If you are interested in CDs by the Wolfe Tones and other Irish and Celtic bands, check out the selection under Mick's Paraphernalia.

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Mickey at the Wolfe Tones concert...in the background, these Dublin natives play while a fan waves the Orange and the Green.

The four original Wolfe Tones have been playing Irish songs of patriotism for over thirty-seven years.

Band founder, leader, mandolin player and singer Derek Warfield takes time off from autographs for a photo with Mickey.

Brian Warfield picks the banjo and sings.

Noel Nagle plays the tin whistle.

Tommy Byrne sings and plays guitar.

Mickey poses with Noel Guthrie, who has backed up the Wolfe Tones on the bass guitar for seventeen years.

The Wolfe Tones drew a crowd of about 1000 Irish-Americans and others passionate for a peacefully united Ireland.

Mickey with Tommy Byrne, lead singer and guitar player for the Tones, and Jerry Wyatt, owner of a local Kansas City Irish pub.

Derek Warfield sings and plays mandolin.

Brian Warfield, co-founder of the Wolfe Tones with his brother, plays several instruments including the banjo and guitar, and writes the majority of the band's songs.

Noel Guthrie plays the bass guitar.

Noel Nagle, tin whistle and uilleann pipe player, and one of the four original band members, takes a moment with Mickey.

By the end of the night, the crowd was in a frenzy over the highly emotional, lively and entertaining music of the Wolfe Tones.

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Photos by Megan Kilbride

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