Month: March 2013

MODDI

Communion & Whelanslive.com present MODDI (Norway) plus guests LAURA SHEERAN Pål Moddi Knutsev comes from the island of Senja in Northern Norway, where he grew up in the fishing village Medby. He made his musical debut at five on the local radio station (his mother was the show host), learned to play the trumpet at nine… Read more »

GRETTA GUNN

GRETTA GUNN [EP LAUNCH] plus guests SWORDS BOOMKAT REVIEW Very promising debut of industrial-edged synth-pop from one Gretta Gunn of Kildare, Ireland.

CAMDEN CRAWL DUBLIN LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT

We just can’t hold it in any longer! Whilst some of the most hyped homegrown artists have already been announced in recent weeks, anticipation has built for the unveiling of names that will be travelling from abroad to grace the stages of the second Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin on 3rd – 5th May 2013. So, without further adieu,… Read more »

RAGLANS ADDED TO COAST TO COAST: TEA & TOAST

Raglans have been added to the incredible line up for Goldenplac’s Coast to Coast: Tea and Toast a charity event raising funds for Down Syndrome Ireland. Full info here: www.whelanslive.com/index.php/coast-to-coast-tea-toast

THE SILVER SEAS

Aiken Promotions presents THE SILVER SEAS plus guests “They combine the knowingness of classic-period Steely Dan with the pop surge of a classic radio act like the Turtles and harmonies that could have wandered in from Mad Men” The Word Magazine “At it’s best Chateau Revenge delights…. and the likes of What If It Isn’t… Read more »

ANGEL OLSEN

Skinny Wolves presents ANGEL OLSEN (USA, Bathetic Records) plus guests LISA O’NEILL & BILL BLOOD Tickets available again from: skinnywolves.com/tickets Facebook Event: facebook.com/events/137698426392389 Angel Olsen has a fresh edge to her sound, a warm and wonderful range, and an otherworldly skill and charm.

THE MIDNIGHT HOUR w/
PRIVATE UNDERGROUND RESISTANCE [ALBUM LAUNCH]

featuring – PRIVATE UNDERGROUND RESISTANCE [ALBUM LAUNCH] plus guests GUILTY OPTICS Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm Sign up for guest list HERE Whelanslive.com is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.

GROOVE BAND COMPETITION (HEAT 2)

Whelanslive.com presents Groove Festival ‘Whelan’s Stage’ Band Comeptition with EMPIRE SAINTS CASH IS KING THIRD SMOKE ATTIC KNIGHTS Doors 8pm | Free Entry The Groove Festival is taking place on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July and is set in the amazing Killruddery Estate situated between Bray and Greystones and right on the doorstep of… Read more »

LIVE FROM THE WINDOW
w/ MIKEY & THE SCALLYWAGS

Live from the Window at Whelan’s MIKEY & THE SCALLYWAGS – PLAY THE FRONT BAR – 7pm – FREE ENTRY Formed out of creative and financial necessity in June of 2010, Mikey and the Scallywags met on the streets of Galway and are still based on the west coast of Ireland. Renowned for their energetic… Read more »

SWORDS [Album Launch]

SWORDS [LIONS & GOLD ALBUM LAUNCH] plus guest LEANNE HARTE Ahead of their hotly-anticipated festival appearances at Camden Crawl and Vantastival, Dublin-based band Swords announce their first ever headline performance in Whelan’s on Friday July 5th.