Month: October 2014

MARK OLSON (Jayhawks) in assoc. with Sunshine 106.8 presents MARK OLSON (Jayhawks) plus guest KICKING BIRD – Upstairs – Tickets €18.50 from locall 1890200078 **** Mojo Americana Album Of The Month **** Rolling Stone There are only few artists who left such a strong and lasting imprint on a musical genre


RAPHAELS ‘Colours & Sounds’ EP Launch plus guest RAY SCULLY & MONGOOSE – Upstairs – Raphaels are holding their launch night for the EP on November 27th in Whelans, with support from the incredible ‘Ray Scully’ and ‘Mongoose’. Tickets €5 with a free CD on enrty.


* * * * * MOVED TO THE ACADEMY  ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID * * * * * presents THE AFGHAN WHIGS plus guest – Main Venue – MOVED TO THE ACADEMY  The Afghan Whigs have just announced a show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on 2 February 2015. Tickets priced €23 inclusive of booking… Read more »

ARBOREA presents ARBOREA plus guests CLAIRE BONASS & GRAINNE MELLON – upstairs – AllMusic ‘Favorite Folk Albums of 2013’ Acoustic Guitar Magazine ‘Best Albums of 2013’ Rolling Stone Best ‘Under-the-Radar Albums’ of 2011 Mojo Magazine: “Buck and Shanti Curran’s fifth LP of spellbinding psych folk feels both stronger and frailer than 2011’s ‘Red Planet’


MOVED TO VICAR ST ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID Harmonic presents SHARON VAN ETTEN plus guest – Main Venue – Tickets priced €24 (incl booking) on sale Friday October 31st from & outlets nationwide “Her self-produced fourth album executes another dramatic confidence leap… she sounds like a singer taking total command of her heart-stopping voice.”

HVMMINGBYRD (Album Launch)

HVMMINGBYRD [ALBUM LAUNCH] plus guests Aisling Jarvis, Miriam Donohue Music, Joanna Marie and Tropical Florist – Upstairs – All-female Dublin band Hvmmingbyrd release debut album Hvmmingbyrd are very proud to announce the official launch date of thier debut album ‘Hvmmingbyrd’ in Whelan’s on Thursday, November 13th 2014!


TRAMPOLINE SCENE plus guest – Upstairs – Trampoline Scene AKA Senan Sheedy, Irish based solo artist is singer/guitarist and songwriter of alternative/acoustic music. Making his mark on the Irish music scene and further afield, his debut single “What You Might Be” garnered notable attention that led to receiving airplay and to playing live on numerous… Read more »


Aiken Promotions present DAWN LANDES plus guest – Upstairs – Based in Brooklyn, but raised in Louisville, singer-songwriter Dawn Landes has been writing songs for most of her life, and already has more than a decade of experience as a professional producer and engineer.


AwkwardSilence presents COLUMBIA MILLS plus guests – Upstairs – New single “Never Gonna Look at You The Same Again”, taken from the EP “Factory settings” will be released on Fri November 28th followed by a launch gig in Whelan’s on Nov 29th.

ROCSTRONG presents ROCSTRONG plus guests – Main Venue – Andre J.P Bangala AKA Rocstrong is a singer songwriter from Dublin, Ireland. With music in his blood he writes and co-produces all his music!