Month: February 2015

LACE WEEPER (Album Launch)

LACE WEEPER ‘AS THE CROW FLIES’ ALBUM LAUNCH plus guests BLACK SVAN ^ Upstairs ^ In March 2015, Lace Weeper will release their debut album “As The Crow Flies” via French record label M&O Music. The album launch will take place on the 13th March, upstairs in Whelans.


MONGREL STATE plus guests THE DAILY HOWL ^ Upstairs ^ Mongrel State is a four-piece band from Dublin with a sound that incorporates a wide sonic palette – from Rockabilly to Rock, Latin-American grooves and Cinematic Western Scores. Aside from their unique songwriting, what really sets them apart is the fire,


featuring – GODHATESDISCO ‘Nimoy‘ EP LAUNCH plus guest LANDLESS Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm Sign up for guest list HERE is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland. — — — — — Little Gem Records Present: Nimoy by GODHATESDISCO Following the success of their first release… Read more »


ORCHID COLLECTIVE ‘Figure it Out’ Single Launch plus guests WE RAISE BEARS JOEY GAVIN ^ Upstairs ^ Orchid Collective are happy to announce that they will be releasing our debut single ‘Figure it Out’ in Whelan’s, Upstairs on Thursday 12th March. Support comes from the brilliant Dublin based We Raise Bears and Joey Gavin.


FANGCLUB plus support ^ Upstairs ^ “This is a band you want to see in a small venue that’s been packed up to the rafters, their music echoing and pouring out into the streets. Their music is about a “moment”, mainly, that beautiful and wonderful moment where you feel like the world outside of the… Read more »


Hidden Agenda & Palisade present JAM CITY (LIVE) plus support incl. Palisade DJ’s ^ Upstairs ^ Tickets priced €10 + fees from,, & WAV Hidden Agenda and Palisade team up to bring you the brand new live show from Night Slugs leftfield R’n’B artist Jam City for a very, very special intimate… Read more »

NIAMH CROWTHER (Single Launch)

NIAMH CROWTHER SINGLE LAUNCH plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Debut single from award winning singer songwriter from Co Meath. “mightily impressed” – Hotpress “stunning” – KFM “The gentle and docile tones are truly chilling.” – PureM Magazine Origins is the new single from award winning Co. Meath singer songwriter Niamh Crowther At just 18 years… Read more »


featuring – GUILTY OPTICS plus very special guests JOGGING Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm Sign up for guest list HERE is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland. ——– GUILTY OPTICS Guilty Optics are a Dublin based Rock band, formed in late 2009.

KILA presents KILA plus guest _ Main Venue _ Spring Equinox – half-day, half-night, half dark, half-light! And what better way to spend it than dancing to Kíla’s tunes in Whelan’s on Sat 21st Mar.


Turning Pirate presents THE YOUNG FOLK plus support JOHN BLEK _ Main Venue _ “quite simply, one of the most promising young bands to come out of Ireland in several decades” – Maverick magazine Having established an ardent following in Dublin, Ireland’s foremost alternative-folk-pop band The Young Folk