Month: November 2010


+ guests. Conor Boyle is an Irish born and bred Singer/Songwriter from Dundalk. His first real connection with music sparked after a life threatening accident in 2001. Whilst recovering, he recorded and produced his fist album to raise funds for Beaumont Hospital. “It all came very natural to me and I was ready for more”… Read more »


+ guests – Monsienur The McGetigans were found in a cabbage patch, given a summary education, baptized in Whiskey, slapped on the arse and sent forth to sing their filthy black guts out.


THE MIDNIGHT HOUR featuring – tbc Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight is proud to bring The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.


+ guests You could say that Sara Watkins’ solo debut has been a lifetime in the making. The 27-year-old singer-songwriter and fiddle player spent nearly two decades—all of her teenage and young adult life—as one-third of Nickel Creek, the Grammy Award–winning acoustic trio that used contemporary bluegrass as a starting point for its no-genre-barred sound…. Read more »


Charity Fundraiser in Aid of Temple St Hospital MIRACLE BELL + guests – The Problematic and Stayokay


“Dungen’s latest album, Skit I Allt—loosely translated as “fuck all this”—is the band’s most focused, largely forgoing Ejstes’ wilder stylistic excursions in favor of insistent, precisely modulated “head music.” Obvious touchstones include early-’70s Pink Floyd and latter-day Flaming Lips, though with Dungen’s love of flute, strings, and sunshine-pop harmonies, Skit I Allt sometimes resembles a… Read more »


Nova Static were fully formed in late 2006 when Stradbally based Daniel Heffernan (guitar/vocals), Brian Scully (guitar) and Stephen Wall (bass), who had already been playing together for a couple of years, joined up with Carlow drummer Dara Comerford. The band immediately began focusing on their own material, and having such a wide range of… Read more »


TOXIC FUNK BERRY Fresh from Sky 1’s ‘Must Be The Music’ Toxic Funk Berry are a dynamic and exciting three piece ‘dirty disco dance’ act from North London. The band consists of brothers Dom and Joe and their best friend Jonny Falls Over. Bored of the conventional music that has been flooding the commercial scene… Read more »


+ guests ‘ On stage this hybrid monster roams the space between their instruments and your ears like some kind of fairytale colossus spewing out metal, flamenco and jazz stained compositions that raise their guitar necks to Tool, Django & Daft Punk. Be warned………. Don’t feed the animal!’ – Ray Blackwell (Director, Clonikilty International Guitar… Read more »