The Whistlin’ Donkeys, a popular Irish folk band from County Tyrone, has gained tremendous recognition over the past six years. With a crowd-pulling performance, the sold-out Birmingham gig at Nortons is a testament to their overwhelming popularity.
Having played at many concerts and festivals throughout Ireland, they have gained thousands of followers both at home and abroad. They have a unique spin on Irish Folk music, blending elements of traditional Irish with Celtic rock influences. They have toured extensively over the past year, entertaining huge crowds in the USA, England and across Europe.
The band consists of Fergal McAloon, lead vocals, bodhrán; Stephen Corrigan, acoustic guitar, backing vocals; Tomás Quinn, banjo; Michael Kerr, fiddle, backing vocals; Danny McCormick, bass guitar, backing vocals; Oscar Bradley, drums and percussion.