Month: July 2011

GRAND POCKET ORCHESTRA

GRAND POCKET ORCHESTRA + PANTONE 247 & RHINO MAGIC Art-Pop Messers Grand Pocket Orchestra take a break from recording the follow up to last year’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Ice Cream’ to play a free gig.. expect Glockenspiel based injuries, possible flashes of male genitalia and a show the Swiss press are calling ‘Absolutely… Read more »

TUPELO

TUPELO plus special guests. Tupelo are an exciting, original, acoustic roots act consisting of an eclectic line-up of instruments which includes banjo, guitar, fiddle, saxophone and double bass. Their sound is fresh and unique in today’s world of endless electric outfits.

FISH

whelanslive.com presents FISH (Ex Marillion) Fishheads acoustic tour 2011 TICKETS: €20 incl booking fee available from WAV Tickets [Lo-Call 1890 200 078], Tickets.ie & Ticketmaster.

GHOSTPOET

Whelanslive.com presents Mercury Music Prise nominee GHOSTPOET + MOTHS Migrated from the capital city of the West Midlands – Coventry – to the southerlyclimes of London, Ghostpoet looks set to make his mark on 2010. The softlyspoken 24 year-old has already won over BBC Radio 1’s foremost taste makerGilles Peterson and his Brownswood recordings with… Read more »

FRANK TURNER AND THE SLEEPING SOULS

MCD presents FRANK TURNER AND THE SLEEPING SOULS + guests Frank Turner has just announced a headline performance at Whelan’s on Sunday September 18th, where he will be joined by his band The Sleeping Souls. Frank Turner’s meteoric rise to success continues this year with news of award nominations, special intimate shows, festival appearances and… Read more »

BRENDAN O’SHEA

BRENDAN O’SHEA + JENNA NICHOLLS BRENDAN O’SHEA readies third studio album Songs From A Tenement for Irish release On the heels of it’s Fall 2010 US release, Brendan O’Shea’s third album Songs From A Tenement will at last become available in Ireland. Now a staple in the New York Indie-folk scene,

KATIE KIM / LAURA SHEERAN

Flaming June presents KATIE KIM LAURA SHEERAN Two of the most interesting female artists in the country have come together to form an unholy alliance this month. Waterford’s Katie Kim and Galway’s Laura Sheeran launch their split 7inch vinyl on Flaming June records at Whelan’s on Sunday 14th Aug. Over the past year Katie has… Read more »

USELESS EATERS

USELESS EATERS + WIZARDS OF FIRETOP MOUNTAIN USELESS EATERS – Disjointed post punk trio Useless Eaters, formerly known as Dograck will be rocking some new tracks along with some old as they re-emerge from a long and dark hibernation period in the run up to the recording of their new EP. WIZARDS OF FIRETOP MOUNTAIN – With floods of… Read more »

CHEWING ON TINFOIL

CHEWING ON TINFOIL + JIM LOCKEY & THE SOLEMN SUN (UK) + more tbc After their debut release on the New York based label Quote Unquote Records, Chewing on Tinfoil have kept themselves busy.

UKERISTIC CONGRESS

Whelanslive.com presents UKERISTIC CONGRESS in Whelan’s Front Bar – 7pm-9pm – FREE ENTRY