Month: October 2015

BRIAN KENNEDY (POSTPONED UNTIL JAN 23RD)

* * * * * THIS GIG HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SAT 23rd JAN ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID OR REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE * * * * * BRIAN KENNEDY ***DUE TO ILLNESS THIS HAS BEEN FORCED TO RESCHEDULE UNTIL SATURDAY THE 23RD OF JANUARY. ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID** plus guest _ Main Venue… Read more »

SHONEN KNIFE

Whelanslive.com presents SHONEN KNIFE 35th Anniversary Tour plus guest _ Main Venue _ 35 years old as a band in 2016, loved by Nirvana, Teenage Fanclub, John Peel, Stewart Lee, Built To Spill and almost every 6Music DJ and many young bands. No one leaves a Shonen Knife gig without a smile on their face

SAINT SISTER

MCD.ie presents SAINT SISTER plus guest RACHAEL LAVELLE ^ Upstairs ^ ‘Theirs is a strong, resonant, magnetic sound, with a clear folk influence in the wash, but one where the spooky, full-bodied songs they’re digging out also come with a lot of melodic gumption’  Jim Carroll, The Irish Times

dREA

dREA plus guests RED KID ^ Upstairs ^ TICKETS €10 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat) – 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets. Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required. AFTER THE GIG Whelan’s Indie Club w/… Read more »

BALLROOM BLITZ

BALLROOM BLITZ plus guests GAVIN GLASS ^ Upstairs ^ Meet Ballroom Blitz When Dubliner and up and coming pop sensation Conor Hamilton put an ad on a social media looking for people to join his new band, he had no idea it would take him nearly 2 years before his request finally was answered.

ELEPHANT

ELEPHANT plus guest ^ Upstairs ^ Elephant, the musical vehicle of Dundalk based multi-instrumentalist Shane Clarke has three variations; playing the same set but with different musical and vocal arrangements, making for intriguing live shows.

MIDNIGHT HOUR RESIDENCY w/ STATE LIGHTS

featuring – STATE LIGHTS Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm Get guest list HERE Whelanslive.com is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland. ——– We’re delighted to be back gigging and we couldn’t be happier to be playing in Whelan’s again! THIS IS A MIDNIGHT SHOW. We’ll be playing… Read more »

FOXES

MCD.ie presents FOXES plus guest MATT WILLS _ Main Venue _ Tickets on sale Friday October 30th from Ticketmaster.ie In the three short years since she released her debut EP Warrior, Grammy-winning, Top 5 recording artist Foxes, aka 26-year-old Louisa Rose Allen, has swiftly become one of the UK’s best pop stars

DERMOT KENNEDY

MCD.ie presents DERMOT KENNEDY plus guest LAURA ELIZABETH HUGHES ^ Upstairs ^ LIVE UPSTAIRS @ WHELANS, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28TH. TICKETS €12 INCLUSIVE OF BOOKING FEE ON SALE NOW “….Kennedy delivers in spades on the emotional front. He is a worthy performer who deserves to be taken seriously.” – Jackie Hayden, Hotpress

NAOISE ROO + THUMPER

NAOISE ROO plus guest THUMPER ^ Upstairs ^ “Naoise Roo’s deep and powerful vocals are stunning, and album ‘Lilith’ is a dark and multi layered listen” -Aoife Barry, Irish Times Online “Like an Irish PJ Harvey Naoise Roo brings her listeners on a journey from a world of soothing calmness to one that is covered… Read more »