Month: February 2015


Hidden Agenda presents PORTICO (formerly Portico Quartet) plus guest SNOW GHOSTS (Houndstooth/UK) _ Main Venue _ Tickets €15 + booking fee, available from ticketmaster and ticketABC: Hidden Agenda are very proud to present one of the most exciting live acts in contemporary electronic music to the stage at Whelans on Monday April 20th for a special… Read more »

PØRTS presents PØRTS (formerly Little Bear) plus guests WALDORF & CANNON CONOR MASON ^ Upstairs ^ Formerly known as Little Bear but currently being championed by Cerys Matthews on BBC 6 Music, PORTS are a 4-piece indie folk band from Derry who have just recorded their debut LP and which is now being mixed by… Read more »


INTERSKALACTIC plus guest _ Main Venue _ Old-Skool Jamaican Ska Band Interskalactic have firmly marked their place as a truly unique festival and party favourite. Adding their modern big band flavour to first-wave, old-school Jamaican ska, Interskalactic have brought this infectious music that first exploded worldwide with celebrations of Jamaican independence in the ‘60s back… Read more »


Hidden Agenda presents DOLDRUMS (Sub Pop/CAN) plus guest MELTYBRAINS? _ Main Venue _ Tickets €12 + booking fee – available through, & Hidden Agenda are very proud to present Montreal natives ‘Doldrums’ to Whelan’s on Thursday, May 21st


Live from the Window at Whelan’s THE GREEN ONIONS – PLAY THE FRONT BAR – 10pm – FREE ENTRY The Green Onions are a 4 piece Hammond driven funk and groove outfit from Dublin. Expect to hear rude guitar riffs, greasy bass lines, stabbing Hammond Organ lines and thumping drums as The Green Onions deliver… Read more »


Hidden Agenda presents JAY ELECTRONICA plus guests _ Main Venue _ Hidden Agenda welcomes one of hiphop’s most experimental artists, Jay Electronica, to Whelan’s for a very rare live appearance in Dublin. Born in Now Orleans and having lived a homeless, nomadic lifestyle throughout his early years, the enigmatic rapper quietly gained acclaim


MUNDY AND BAND plus guest _ Main Venue _ Mundy’s brand new album was released on 17th April 2015 went in to the Charts at No. 4. With Mundy’s brand new single ‘Shot In The Dark’, the popular artist gives us a taste of his sixth studio album. Mundy has teamed up with Youth, who… Read more »


HAIL THE GHOST plus guest MIDDLE KID _ Main Venue _ Kieran O’Reilly (Love/Hate) unveils his new alternative band, Hail The Ghost at Whelan’s, with their first ever live show. Their debut album ‘Forsaken’ is out March 6th. “Hail The Ghost’s sound hosts a prevalent brooding ambience intertwined with elegant piano, baritone vocals and a… Read more »


STOMPTOWN BRASS plus guests _ Main Venue _ We’re delighted to be hosting Dublin’s Stomptown Brass in Whelan’s on Friday 13th Feb, and best of all, IT’S FREE ENTRY! Stomptown Brass are a new urban brass outfit from Dublin. With musical roots in the New Orleans tradition of street-stomping horn players, they have spent the… Read more »


featuring – SHiFT/THE SHiFTERS 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. ——— Fathers lock up your sons! Next Saturday is going to be a perfect storm of Valentines Day mayhem: 6 nations Rugby, 50 Shades of… Read more »