Month: May 2013

LIVE FROM THE WINDOW w/ DONNA DUNNE

Live from the Window at Whelan’s DONNA DUNNE – PLAY THE FRONT BAR – 7pm – FREE ENTRY   Donna Dunne is the most exciting artist on the Irish music scene today!Born and bread Dublin girl Donna, has been inspired by Elvis Presley and other 1950’s icons throughout her life and it is only after… Read more »

STU DALY [EP LAUNCH]

Toast Office Records Presents STU DALY [‘HERITAGE’ EP LAUNCH] plus guests LIZA FLUME https://www.facebook.com/LizaFlume www.soundcloud.com/lizaflume www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgSMrFvuGfk EMMA O’REILLY www.facebook.com/emmaormusic www.soundcloud.com/eoreilly SLIM JIM & THE BONEBREAKERS

NIALL THOMAS

NIALL THOMAS plus guests BAKER JNR. and RUFUS COATES Niall Thomas has just released his debut album Breathe Easy in April 2013. It was engineered and produced by Karl Odlum who has worked and performed with artists such as Gemma Hayes, The Frames, Declan O`Rourke. The album was mastered in Abbey Road Studios by Steve… Read more »

FLING

FLING plus guests TWIN HEADED WOLF Fling is a coming together of like-minded individuals who share a joy in both music and travel, each one an accomplished musician in their own right. The resultant music is a blend of traditions and styles, a ‘world’ music, that has twangs of Bluegrass, Irish Trad and good ol’… Read more »

LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ & RÓNÁN Ó SNODAIGH

Whelanslive.com and Sarah Glennane presents LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ & RÓNÁN Ó SNODAIGH plus guests Following on from exhilarating performances at the World Bodhrán Championship Kerry, Electric Picnic, Uisneach Festival of Fires, Eargail Arts Festival and Feile na Bealtaine, Liam Ó Maonlaí and Rónán Ó Snodaigh are confirmed to perform together in  Whelans Dublin.

THE MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ TEN-PAST-SEVEN & FAMILY PLANNING

Whelanslive.com presents TEN-PAST-SEVEN plus guests FAMILY PLANNING The Midnight Hour showcases the best new talent in Ireland. Sign up for guest list on Facebook HERE     TICKETS FREE before 10:30pm, Club entry applies after 10:30pm (Thur/Fri/Sat)

A LAZAROUS SOUL

A LAZAROUS SOUL + guests THE INSTRUCTIONS & THE HEDGE SCHOOLS While Brian Brannigan, the driving force behind Dublin’s A Lazarus Soul, has built a reputation for being one of Ireland’s finest lyrical commentators, combining the heartbreaking details of lives lived in the margins with warmth and a very particular gallows humour (he was famously… Read more »

IN THIS MOMENT

***THIS GIG HAS BEEN CANCELLED, REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE*** MCD.ie proudly presents IN THIS MOMENT plus guests Change. Some people welcome it. Others resist it. Some seek it out. Others fear the unknown. Sometimes it happens beyond our control. Whatever one’s mindset, change is inevitable.

RAGLANS

RAGLANS + special guests DAITHI Raglans launch their new single Natives with a gig in Whelans on Friday the 28th of June. “The sounds currently flooding my ear canals are so goddam cheerful. With their charging guitars and all-conquering “da da da” refrains, Raglans certainly recall the golden era of indie rock”  (Hot Press) “Big things await Raglans in 2013… Read more »

THE PAPERBOYS

Whelanslive.com presents THE PAPERBOYS plus guests The Paperboys were formed by Mexican born, Tom Landa in the mid nineties in Vancouver. In a music scene dominated by flannel and grunge, Tom had a vision of forming a band that fused Folk, Celtic and Bluegrass music with Pop and Rock. He was armed with a dozen… Read more »