Month: October 2012

STAND

STAND + guests STAND hail from the outskirts of Dublin, Ireland. The band was formed in 1998 by four schoolmates who began gigging at school assemblies and then into the clubs of the city.

RAGLANS

Whelanslive.com presents RAGLANS + The Mighty Stef & Echotape Since the release of Debut ep “Long Live” earlier this year on Whelans Records it has been all go for the young Dublin band, having played at just about every major Irish festival (Electric Picnic, Knockanstockan, Sea Sessions, Indiependence, Westport to name a few)

THE ENEMIES, STEAM BOAT, EMILY WHELAN & THE STALKS

Whelan’s Newest Music Night TUESDAYS | 3 BANDS | €5 THE ENEMIES STEAM BOAT EMILY WHELAN THE STALKS – Whelan’s main venue – Confirm on facebook HERE Whelanslive is proud to present a celebration of new Irish music. Every Tuesday will see the upstairs venue play host to a series of the best of new music… Read more »

THE LUMINEERS

THIS GIG HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE OLYMPIA ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID MCD.ie presents THE LUMINEERS + guests **Tickets €15 including booking fee on sale this Friday at 9am** The Lumineers are set to be one of the hottest American bands this year with over half a million singles sold in the USA already.

THE JIGSAW JAM

THE JIGSAW JAM – Night Vision Single Launch – + Adrian Boyle & Keith O Brien’s Missing Links The Jigsaw Jam launch ‘Night Vision’ ,the first single from their debut album (due in April 2013) in the intimate upstairs venue of Whelan’s.

LEANNE HARTE, MORAX, SIREN ALLEY & HOWYA’S

Whelan’s Newest Music Night TUESDAYS | 3 BANDS | €5 LEANNE HARTE MORAX SIREN ALLEY HOWYA’S & MORE Confirm on facebook HERE Whelanslive is proud to present a celebration of new Irish music. Every Tuesday will see the upstairs venue play host to a series of the best of new music this country has to… Read more »

ERIC McGRATH

Aiken Promotions presents ERIC McGRATH + guests Having released his debut album, “Little Ripples”  to critical acclaim this summer Irish /Spanish tunesmith Eric McGrath headlines his first Whelan’s show Saturday, November 24th.

WOUNDS, KID KARATE & VACANT

Demented Promotions Presents WOUNDS w/ KID KARATE + VACANT Free Admission // PARTY HARD Confirm on facebook HERE ————————– WOUNDS Wounds are brothers Aidan and James Coogan, Aaron McGrath and Craig McCann. Influenced by The Stooges, Every Time I Die, Amen and Nine Inch Nails, they released their debut EP ‘Dead Dead Fucking Dead’ with rave reviews from Kerrang… Read more »

RACHEL AUSTIN

RACHEL AUSTIN + ERIC McGRATH Rachel Austin stretches the borders of indie folk and grungy jazz, reflecting the influences of both her childhood home in the mountains of Virginia and her current home in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

BLIND YACKETY

BLIND YACKETY + ROCKET SURGERY Blind Yackety is a constantly evolving eight-piece band, incorporating a myriad of influences, from fifties’ lounge pop to psychedelic, Arabic soul music, to Ennio Morricone-esque climaxes.