Month: August 2012

KEN VANDERMARK TRIO

IMC presents KEN VANDERMARK TRIO Start time 9pm Ken Vandermark  Saxophone Olie Brice  Bass Mark Sanders  Drums

ALICE JAGO

ALICE JAGO + GAR COX Alice Jago Winner of the RTE/RAPP Breakthrough Artist 2011, released her critically acclaimed debut album ‘ Born Stubborn’ in May 2010

MUTEFISH

MUTEFISH – MAIN VENUE – Doors 9pm – Free Entry http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywZ4nDjGV_0

NANU NANU, KATIE KIM & PERCOLATOR

Flaming June presents NANU NANU KATIE KIM PERCOLATOR Nanu Nanu play their first ever Whelan’s headliner on Saturday September 29. The Dublin duo have been gaining quite a reputation for their unusual electro pop anthems and fabulous lightshow.

THE BAMBIR, GYPSEY REBEL RABBLE & RED SAIL

THE BAMBIR GYPSEY REBEL RABBLE RED SAIL It doesn’t seem so long ago that The Bambir and team were seven people illegally staying in a one-room bedsit waiting to play their first show in Dublin. That was this past January, it was freezing, they had an Irish fanbase of zero, and they were scared to… Read more »

BILLY KENNEDY

BILLY KENNEDY + guests A regular on the Cork music scene, Billy Kennedy released his first full length album ‘This Old Life’ in June of this year to much critical acclaim.

MUMBLIN’ DEAF RO – ‘DICTIONARY CRIMES’ ALBUM LAUNCH

Popical Island presents MUMBLIN’ DEAF RO + guests ‘DICTIONARY CRIMES’ ALBUM LAUNCH Popical Island is proud to announce the release of ‘Dictionary Crimes’, the brilliant new album by acclaimed songwriter Mumblin’ Deaf Ro.

KIERAN HALPIN

KIERAN HALPIN + guests Irish singer songwriter with 19 albums released and a string of hit songs – many recorded by major artists including Vin Garbutt, John Wright, The Battlefield Band, Dolores Keane, Niamh Parsons to name but a few.

THE GUGGENHEIM GROTTO

THE GUGGENHEIM GROTTO + guests In the six years since the Guggenheim Grotto’s first album hit the top of iTunes folk charts, Irishmen Mick Lynch and Kevin May have criss-crossed America to cultivate an audience one gig at a time.

DEVON SPROULE

Whelanslive.com presents DEVON SPROULE + T H O M A S After spending the last six months in Germany and England, Devon Sproule has settled once again in the American south — in Austin, TX.  The city is renowned for its music and also, its brutal summers.