John is still the current lead vocalist & guitarist for The Yardbirds but plays tonight with his undeniable talented band – what a legend to grace The Rec Rooms stage.
John Idan, who is originally from Detroit, Michigan, discovered his musical talent at an early age.
Following his high school band, he soon started playing with his first professional band ‘The Natural Blues Band’ making himself a name around Detroit and southeast Michigan. After the break-up of the Natural Blues Band Idan went on a holiday to London during which he met former Yardbirds’ guitarist Top Topham and drummer Jim McCarty.
In 1988 he moved to the UK to become the singer and lead guitarist of their blues band. Idan soon became known as ‘Detroit’ John Idan on the London, blues scene.