Month: March 2013


TOUCHWOOD [EP LAUNCH] plus guest WALKING ON CARS The finishing touches have been placed on the EP by three-time Grammy Award winning mastering engineer – Bob Katz and are ready to be unleashed on the world.


featuring – EMPTY LUNGS Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm & Youth of the Nation are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour w/ Empty Lungs. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.


Live from the Window at Whelan’s STUART WILDE – PLAY THE FRONT BAR – 7pm – FREE ENTRY Stuart Wilde’s music is unique. Dark, heartfelt and poetic, his songs range from thunderous to tender… Populated by stories of lost love, shadow worlds, dirty dishes, the sea and crows. Stuart’s shows are thought provoking and engaging…. Read more »

COAST TO COAST: TEA & TOAST w/ RAGLANS presents COAST TO COAST: TEA & TOAST featuring RAGLANS SHADOWPLAY ELAINE MAI THE DIRTY 9s A charity event raising funds for Down Syndrome Ireland – DONATE HERE – presents…. Coast to Coast: Tea and Toast. Our cross country charity promotional event pairs promoting Irish bands with raising money for Down Syndrome Ireland culminating with a… Read more »


THE GRUNTS [‘What goes on’ Single Launch] plus guests TRANS WORLD STAR + YOUNG SAVAGE Formed over 5 years ago The Grunts have steadily become one of Irelands most respected Indie/Rock bands. Taking their influences from early U2, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Cure and The Pixies, the bands live performances have earned them great… Read more »


NIALL COLFER plus guests “Proving that the art of song writing isn’t dead, Niall Colfer’s debut is a joy to listen to from start to finish….Blind Eye is one of the best tracks that i’ve heard in moons”. Hot Press “.. you’d need a heart of concrete to resist..” Sunday Business Post

HAIM presents< HAIM plus guest RAGLANS “HAIM are a group on a crest of a wave – in demand, adored and feeling capable of anything” – The Guardian The brilliant HAIM have announced details of a headline show in Whelans on the 25th of May.


FUSION FAMILY [EP LAUNCH] plus guests MORGAN MOONEY + a secret guest performer ”Charismatic, dynamic, soul gripping, Fusion Family grab you by the scruff, and pull your ass through a set that makes you laugh, cry, sweat, f*%k, love, hate and tickle your groovebox, brilliant!” – Brian Hogan (Kíla) ”Fusion Family are an impressive Irish… Read more »


REDWOODS plus guests We, Redwoods fresh off the back of our TV debut on The Late Late Show are headlining upstairs in Whelan’s this coming Friday the 8th of March. Check us out on The Late Late here: