Thursday 28th Apr
Aiken Promotions presents LAKE STREET DIVE plus guest _ Main Venue _ ON SALE FRI 20th NOV, 9AM New album ‘Side Pony’ out 19th February 2016 A “side pony,” the hairstyle that Lake Street Dive’s Nonesuch debut is named after, is the kind of one-sided Cubism-worthy ’do that requires unwavering self-confidence to pull off.
Friday 29th Apr
Aiken Promotions presents HOOKWORMS plus guests _ Main Venue _ Tickets priced €15 (incl booking) on sale Tuesday December 1st from www.ticketmaster.ie & outlets nationwide As many as 11% of people can hear The Hum. Reported in the UK and USA since the 1940’s, the phenomena of these invasive low-frequency drones
Saturday 30th Apr
Whelanslive.com presents SHONEN KNIFE 35th Anniversary Tour plus guest _ Main Venue _ 35 years old as a band in 2016, loved by Nirvana, Teenage Fanclub, John Peel, Stewart Lee, Built To Spill and almost every 6Music DJ and many young bands. No one leaves a Shonen Knife gig without a smile on their face
Saturday 30th Apr
UMACK presents JEFFREY LEWIS & LOS BOLTS plus guests ^ Upstairs ^ Saturday 30 April, Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts play upstairs Whelan’s. This is probably gonna sell out quick cos it’s a small room.. tickets on sale next wednesday. The Los Bolt’s album “Manhattan” is out now on Rough Trade.
Sunday 1st May
Aiken Promotions presents GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS plus guests _ Main Venue _ In a career defined by risk and reflection, Phillips only just recently took on the biggest gamble of his life…and with the wager comes The Narrows. For practically all of his time on Earth, songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips has reconciled widescreen mystery and wonder
Sunday 1st May
Aiken Promotions presents BC CAMPLIGHT FULL BAND SHOW plus support ^ Upstairs ^ “Melodic and eccentric, this is a multi-layered beauty” Q Magazine “An exhilarating step beyond albums’ late-’60s foundations” MOJO Watch the haunting video for the enchanting ‘Just Because I Love You’: Lost treasure needn’t be found in the distant past
Monday 2nd May
Skinny Wolves presents RYLEY WALKER (USA, Dead Oceans) plus support _ Main Venue _ Ryley Walker is the reincarnation of the True American Guitar Player. That’s as much a testament to his roving, rambling ways, or as to the fact that his Guild D-35 guitar has endured a few stints in the pawnshop.
Friday 6th May
Aiken Promotions presents PHIL COOK & THE GUITAR HEELS plus guests THE DEAD TONGUES _ Main Room _ Tickets priced €17 (incl booking) on sale Friday November 13th @ 9am from www.whelanslive.com & www.ticketmaster.ie & outlets nationwide After impressing on his recent solo visit to Dublin opening up for The Tallest Man on Earth, Phil [...]
Saturday 7th May
MCD.ie presents THE FRANK AND WALTERS plus guest _ Main Venue _ ON SALE FRI 18th DEC, 10AM The Frank & Walters are synonymous with great albums, radio hits and a live show that has taken them all over the world during the course of a celebrated and critically acclaimed career.
Sunday 8th May
Aiken Promotions presents THE LONG RYDERS plus guests _ Main Venue _ The Long Ryders Final Wild Songs – ★★★★ MOJO ‘’The Complete works of Alt Country pioneers corralled into a career-spanning boxset’’ – Uncut ‘’The Long Ryders burned briefly but brightly in the mid-80’s, playing a punk-country hybrid to a world full of DX7 synths