Month: August 2016


NATIVE OAK plus guests ^ Upstairs ^ Native Oak is a singer songwriter, surfer & explorer from the Emerald Isle with a warming finger picking style and a voice that has captivated many an audience. He is a solo folk musician currently touring with his debut album ‘never too old’.


featuring – BOB SKELETON plus support ASPECT 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.


LOUD MOTIVE plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Loud Motives keyboard player Eli Dapson explains, “My goal in Loud Motive is to reach people who love good music. Whether they see us live or hear our recordings, I would like people to wake up in the morning with our music in their heads and it making… Read more »


* * * * * THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED * * * * * Unfortunately Pumarosa have cancelled their gig due to illness. Refunds from point of sale. Wavtickets/Whelanslive online sales will be refunded automatically. — — — — — presents PUMAROSA plus support _ Main Venue _… Read more »


TROOPER CHARLIE plus support ^ Upstairs ^ We’re back! It’s been a while, but since our last show we’ve released our debut EP “3AM” and written some brand new songs that we’re very excited to play live for the first time, so we’re happy to finally announce our most exciting gig yet in WHELAN’S intimate… Read more »

CULT CALLED MAN (Album Launch)

CULT CALLED MAN “Cult Fiction” Album Launch plus support SUPER HYPER GIANT ^ Upstairs ^ Cult Called Man release their debut Album “Cult Fiction” downstairs in Whelan’s. With support on the night from SUPER HYPER GIANT


DAN REED from the Dan Reed Network (solo acoustic) plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Dan Reed from the ‘Dan Reed Network’, has just released DRN’s new album entitled ‘Fight Another Day’ on ’Frontier’s Records’ . This is the groundbreaking funk rock band’s first album in over 25 years and DRN is once again delivering their signature… Read more »

JOHN BLEK & BAND (Album Launch)

JOHN BLEK & BAND “Cut the Light” Album Release plus support ^ Upstairs ^ John Blek has announced the release of his highly anticipated second solo album entitled “Cut the Light”. This sophomore outing will be hitting shelves and online stores on the 30th September 2016.


ON SALE THU 18th AUG, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents THE SLOW READERS CLUB plus support BRASS PHANTOMS _ Main Venue _ Tickets priced €15 (incl booking) on sale Thursday August 18 The Slow Readers Club are a Manchester based four piece who specialise in dark and brooding indie electro.


Aiken Promotions presents JOE PURDY plus support AMY VACHAL _ Main Venue _ Tickets on sale now priced €15 (incl booking) from & A few years back, if someone had started giving him some lip in the middle of a gig, Joe Purdy might have left the stage and beat a little sense into… Read more »