Month: June 2016

PROJECT WEST

PROJECT WEST plus support _Main Room_ The new traditional music based group, Project West, and its eponymous debut album will be launched in Ireland and the UK from July 2016 TICKETS €20 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,… Read more »

PORCHES

Aiken Promotions presents PORCHES plus support WAKE AMERICA _ Main Venue _ Tickets priced €15 (incl booking) on sale now from www.ticketmaster.ie www.whelanslive.com PORCHES POOL – Out NOW on Domino Best New Music 8.3 – Pitchfork When Aaron Maine looks back on his early work as Porches, he’s often struck by how sad and angry it… Read more »

MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ FALLEN LIGHTS

featuring – FALLEN LIGHTS plus support MEN OF TWENTY Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:30pm Sign up for guest list HERE Whelanslive.com is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.

PLAID

UMACK presents PLAID plus support _ Main Venue _ Electronic legends return to Dublin for a special performance in Whelans on Saturday 10 September. Their incredible new album “The Digging Remedy”, released on June 10 on Warp Records is available to stream or buy here: http://smarturl.it/the-digging-remedy

THE GARDEN

Aiken Promotions present THE GARDEN plus support OLD BEAN GIRLFRIEND ^ Upstairs ^ ‘Visionary and forward thinking’ i-D ‘Thrilling and ferociously paced avant-punk’ NME ‘They have rock in their DNA’ The Guardian All Smiles Over Here 🙂 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHFdkl7dSsM West Coast neo-punk twins, moonlighting models and provocateurs The Garden have announced a Dublin date for… Read more »

DAVIE FUREY

DAVIE FUREY plus support THE CARTY SISTERS ^ Upstairs ^ Fusing traditional roots with contemporary folk and rock, Davie Furey’s sound is characterised by storytelling, energy and guitar riffs that beat like a pulse. Citing Christy Moore, Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen as a diverse cross-section of influences

AIDAN KNIGHT

AIDAN KNIGHT plus guest ^Upstairs^ On his third LP he sounds closer to Smog’s Bill Callahan, his forlorn baritone suffused with a world-weariness that suggests a singer twice his age and experience. UNCUT Somber and yet stirring, Each Other is an album that encourages shoe gazing, day dreaming and simply settling into quiet contemplation.PASTE

AMAZING APPLES

AMAZING APPLES plus guest _Main Venue_ ‘Amazing Apples’ are a 5 piece multi instrumentalist Indie/Folk band from Galway, Ireland. They just released their debut album, ‘A Little Sense’ which was recorded in Grouse Lodge with renowned Irish music producer, Joe Chester (The Coronas, Ryan Sheridan, Hermitage Green).

TROUBLE PILGRIMS + THE DRAYS

TROUBLE PILGRIMS plus THE DRAYS _ Main Venue _ Two great bands on one DOUBLE (trouble) BILL. The Drays and Trouble Pilgrims to play the main venue in Whelans….There will be guitars!!! TROUBLE PILGRIMS http://www.thetroublepilgrims.com/ https://www.facebook.com/TheTroublePilgrims Trouble Pilgrims are Pete Holidai (vocals/lead guitar), Steve Rapid (vocals/Theremini) and Johnny Bonnie (drums and vocals)