Friday 8th Jul
JOHN BLEK & THE RATS plus guest ^ Upstairs ^ John Blek & The Rats announce the release of their second album, ‘Borders’ An album that captures the band shaking off their ramshackle beginnings and committing to tape a collection of new songs with a cohesive sonic richness
Saturday 9th Jul
Whelanslive.com presents MARY COUGHLAN plus support _ Main Venue _ Mary Coughlan is one of our greatest female singers. At over ten albums she’s made the most mature, uncompromising, wholly personal and utterly universal music. She has taken the classic standards of jazz balladry and the recent gems of rock and Irish songwriting, shaken them and offered them up new, like jewels dripping from [...]
Monday 18th Jul
Aiken Promotions presents THE DEVIL MAKES THREE plus support _ Main Venue _ “There’s a road that goes out of every town. All you’ve got to do is get on it,” Pete Bernhard says. The Devil Makes Three’s travels and travails serve as inspiration for their fourth album and their New West Records debut, I’m a [...]
Thursday 21st Jul
Double headliner w/ THE KLARES & LITEHOUSE ^ Upstairs ^ THE KLARES http://www.theklares.com/ The Klares is a four piece indie rock band based in Dublin. They’ve been together since 2012 and write their own music and lyrics. Members are Andy Burke (vocals and rhythm guitar), Jordan Lawless (bass and backing vocals), Eoin [...]
Monday 25th Jul
Whelanslive.com presents DOM FLEMONS (From Carolina Chocolate Drops) _ Main Venue _ Dom Flemons is the “American Songster,” pulling from traditions of old-time folk music to create new sounds. Having performed music professionally since 2005, he has played live for over one million people just within the past three years. As part of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, [...]
Thursday 28th Jul
ON SALE FRI 15th APR, 10AM MCD.ie presents CC SMUGGLERS plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Tickets €14.00 including booking fee go on sale Friday April 15th at 10am from Ticketmaster It’s a classic tale of how hard work can pay off and CC Smugglers have definitely been working hard.
Saturday 30th Jul
MCD.ie presents COASTS plus guest _ Main Venue _ This five piece, who met while at university in Bristol, are proving to be a band who are relentlessly on the rise. A growing body of songs has been earning them huge amounts of praise amongst the music community & beyond.
Wednesday 17th Aug
Aiken Promotions presents GUN OUTFIT plus support _ Main Venue _ Tickets priced 13 (incl booking) on sale Thursday April 14th @ 9am from www.ticketmaster.ie & www.whelanslive.com Brilliant cult Olympia band with widespread underground acclaim make their Irish debut on top of grow.
Sunday 11th Sep
ROYAL WOOD plus support PETER KATZ _ Main Venue _ Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Royal Wood has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft
Monday 19th Sep
RESCHEDULED DATE: ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID MCD.ie presents D.A.R.K. featuring DOLORES O’RIORDAN plus support _ Main Venue _ D.A.R.K. – Dolores O’Riordan, Andy Rourke, Olé Koretsky D.A.R.K. is an unlikely collaboration between Dolores O’Riordan, Andy Rourke and Olé Koretsky.Dolores, known famously as the singer of The Cranberries