Hank Wedel was born in Dayton, Ohio, USA, in 1963. Raised in New York City and Mallow County in Cork, Ireland, he is now based in Cork. This songwriter/vocalist/guitarist/ recording artist/bandleader has performed thousands of gigs from The North Pole to Lanzarote, from Oklahoma to Azerbaijan, solo or with bands.
His regular shows have been with his bands–Princes Street, Open Kitchen, Small Town Talk, and a 25 year Monday night residency at “Charlies,” in Cork City with mandolin maestro Ray Barron. Hank has performed onstage with Shane McGowan, Mary Black, Christy Moore, Kila, Philomena Begley and Bono. His song “Listen” has been covered by Ireland’s “Dylan”–Christy Moore, on the album, LISTEN.