Month: February 2011

2MINUTES2MIDNIGHT

2MINUTES2MIDNIGHT + guests – Nation of the State & Third Smoke. 2minutes2midnight, a four piece rock outfit hailing from the North East of Ireland are well renowned for their home brew of no-nonsense rock and roll and expert showmanship which has earned them many accolades over their career so far.

GAVIN MULHALL & BAND

GAVIN MULHALL & BAND + guests Gavin started his musical career behind the drums, the foundation of his obsession which developed further as the drummer became a self-taught bassist, keyboardist, guitarist and singer, maturing a sound in countless bars from Dublin to Auckland.

THE RIPTORNS

Debasement presents THE RIPTORNS + Mojo Gogo & Dem Fools

LUNASA

LUNASA + guests.

TODAY IS THE DAY

TODAY IS THE DAY + Retox & Drainland. US noise merchants Today Is The Day make a long overdue return to Irish shores when they play Whelans on Saturday 9th April. Main support will be Retox, featuring members of The Locust and Swing Kids, with Dublin’s Drainland opening the show. Doors are at 7pm.

MILAN JAY

MILAN JAY + At Last An Atlas. Milan Jay started off as John G. Millane’s one man band from Ballinasloe but he has since been joined by Joesph Kenny also from Galway. Their indietronic sound has been likened to 90s indie stalwarts the Beta Band and Super Furry Animals.

THE MIDNIGHT HOUR
w/ The Lynchburg Mob

featuring The Lynchburg Mob. Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Whelanslive.com is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.

A PLASTIC ROSE

A PLASTIC ROSE + PAUL SHEVLIN & LEVITY BREAKS A Plastic Rose are here to inject some much needed passion into our lives. The Belfast/Sligo four piece have been blowing minds all over the UK and Ireland with their incendiary live shows, and are set to release their debut mini-album, The Promise Notes, in 2011.

KEN ZAZPI

KEN ZAZPI + The Curtain Thieves. Few bands have been so successful from the release of their first album. The five members of Ken Zazpi and their melodic pop-rock seduced thousands of fans with a large number of successful singles from the “Atzo da bihar” album (Yesterday is tomorrow).

FIGHTING FOR JANE

FIGHTING FOR JANE + Birdhill Co-op. Fighting for Jane successfully merge the intimacy of a singer-songwriter with mainstream indie pop/rock-their female vocalist,strong rhythm and bass section along with catchy guitar and synth lines,they are showing themselves to be ones to watch.