Month: June 2012


HERITAGE CENTRE – Single Launch – + BOUTS Gearing up for the release of their debut album, Heritage Centre take to the stage at Whelans to play a very special show! As a thank you for the continued support and patience of everyone who’s stuck with the band these last few years the show is free in and… Read more »


RADIO ROOM When You’ve Made It – Ep Launch + THE DARK LANES & SHILOH PLACE RADIO ROOM are four incredibly handsome hand models from Middle Earth who love hanging out at oxygen bars and betting on snail races. All that, is a lie! A terrible one at that. Radio Room are four young Dublin… Read more »


Youth of a Nation presents AXIS OF + Ginola & Gascan Rucku   “The most exciting band to come out of Northern Ireland, possibly ever. 9/10” Rocksound Axis Of’s brand of Alternative Hardcore was born in a shed on the wind battered North Coast just over 2 years ago. Hundreds of shows, 6 UK tours, over a month touring… Read more »


SORCHA RICHARDSON + SLOW SKIES Sorcha Richardson is a 21-year-old musician from Dublin, whose atmospheric folk has been compared by both Nialler9 and Jim Carroll of the Irish Times to Bon Iver.  After moving to New York at 18 to study writing, Sorcha returned home her first summer and play her debut Dublin show upstairs… Read more »


SEANIE VAUGHAN + with special guests Kenneth Coyne and Damien McMahon Support Shane O’ Brien   In the aftermath of his debut album “Altered Vision” and a rip-roaring show in The Button Factory last February, the dust has settled and Seánie Vaughan lands at Whelan’s to introduce his latest release, the new single “The Fall”. He ticked off 2011… Read more »

THE CAST OF CHEERS presents THE CAST OF CHEERS + KOWALSKI Returning with their new album, Family, due for release on July 22nd the 10-track album has received rave reviews from critics. 


ELEVENS + Special guests ‘New Beginning’ – EP Launch ELEVENS is a three piece acoustic band from Dublin, Ireland. Formed in 2009 by Martin McCann and Tony Barrett from two of Dublin’s most prestigious Indie bands (SACK and BRILLIANT TREES), it wasn’t long before a third member Mark Healy (THE JOSEPHS / JERRY FISH &… Read more »


featuring – MOSCOW METRO Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland. TICKETS FREE before 10:30pm, Club entry applies after 10:30pm (Thur/Fri/Sat)  


FUSION FAMILY + Red Kid (acoustic set) & Nite Jewel   Fusion Family have been invited to L.A. this summer to make an album with super producer and ex Black Grape member Danny Saber who has worked with The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Alice Cooper,  Public Enemy,  Marlin Manson, Garbage, Willey Nelson, Black Grape, U2 to name but a few.Danny… Read more »


YES CADETS + SEPTEMBER GIRLS   Yes Cadets Bio An enticing mix of sensual, reverb-drenched guitars and edgy, rhythmic art-pop, Belfast-based Yes Cadets feature singer/guitarist Alan Haslam, singer/ drummer Lisa Mageean and bassist Steven Matthews.