Month: May 2015


SONNTAGS (DISCO/HOUSE) [EVERY SUNDAY 11PM TIL LATE] Upstairs @ Whelan’s A weekly Sunday night event held in the upstairs venue of Whelans, concentrating on a mix of underground electronic music with some throwback classics and future favourites. Geared towards the like minded Sunday revellers who don’t want to finish their weekend so early whether you… Read more »


THE NEEDABLES EP LAUNCH plus guest ^ Upstairs ^ The Needables celebrate the release of their new EP ‘Tales From The Fish Tank’ upstairs in Whelan’s on 19 June 2015. The EP which includes their No 1 Country iTunes Chart hit ‘Bringing It Home’ and their charity single in aid of the Laura Brenan Trust


SAL VITRO plus guests THE SHADES KICKING BIRD _ Main Venue _ “A truly knockout debut” – Louise Molony, Kerrang! Radio Having upped sticks from the Emerald Isle to hustle their brand of low-slung Rock’n’Roll under the lights of London, Sal Vitro now unveil their first single ‘Wear it Out’, released May 25th on IRL.


SUB MOTION plus guest LUNA LUNA ^ Upstairs ^ Like many exciting bands, Sub Motion was formed in 2009 whilst the members were still at school. So with few distractions (apart from homework) they worked together to begin to find their now well established, core, full bodied modern rock sound.

SCOTT MAHER (Album Launch)

SCOTT MAHER “Butterfly” Album Launch plus guest ^ Upstairs ^ Scott Maher NEW ALBUM “Butterfly” “I am releasing my 3rd studio album “Butterfly” on the July 24th 2015. This album is a very different sound as every song on the album is based around the nylon string guitar and the double bass with punctuated brass.

CC BREZ (EP Launch)

CC BREZ “Her Alibi” EP Launch plus guest  ^ Upstairs ^ The next CC BREZ show is happening in Whelan’s, Dublin on June 18th. The first EP entitled “HER ALIBI” will be meeting you at the door. The EP includes the title single and 3 tracks from the forth coming debut album. Full band show!


Skinny Wolves presents RYLEY WALKER (USA, Dead Oceans) plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Ryley Walker is the reincarnation of the True American Guitar Player. That’s as much a testament to his roving, rambling ways, or as to the fact that his Guild D-35 guitar has endured a few stints in the pawnshop.


PINHOLE plus guest ^ Upstairs ^ Following their appearance on Other Voices 2014 Pinhole immediately went to ground to forge their debut EP. After months of intensive work in their laboratory they now emerge, holding aloft their brand new DEBUT EP


NIAMH CROWTHER plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Little by Little is the follow up to “Origins” from Irish singer songwriter Niamh Crowther. Recorded in Windmill Lane by Colm Finnegan and mixed by Tim Martin (Tim’s previous credits include The Corrs, Declan O’Rourke et al.)


THE JIGSAW JAM plus guest KEITH O’BRIEN ^ Upstairs ^ The Jigsaw Jam launch their long awaited second EP ‘Somewhere Between Lost and Found’ in the intimate surrounding of the upstairs venue of Whelans. With a diverse mix of contemporary folk and pop songs this launch night is a gig not to be missed.