Month: November 2016

JOHN COLLEARY presents JOHN COLLEARY plus support ^ Upstairs ^ As well as performing live, JOHN COLLEARY has also co written and starred in IFTA nominated shows, THE SAVAGE EYE(RTE2) and IRISH PICTORIAL WEEKLY (RTE1).


DAVIS plus support ^ Upstairs ^ DAVIS release their EP “Simple Words, Complex World” – OUT NOW Following the release of their debut single “Eager” and second song “Love Hate and Drugs” DAVIS release their EP. Simple Words, Complex World EP by Davis About Davis; they are a folkrock band which was formed by cousins, Gavin… Read more »

PALACE presents PALACE plus support PEPPY ^ Upstairs ^ Tickets €13 including of booking fee go on sale Friday 2nd December from Ticketmaster They sing of escapism, death and diving headfirst into relationships they know will destroy them.


REWS plus support BEAUTIFUL CORRUPTION ^ Upstairs ^ REWS are the sassy, high energy, pop rock duo consisting of songstress Shauna Tohill and beat-maker Collette Williams. Together they are creating a genuine buzz on the UK/Irish music scene following the release of their four recent singles.

THE MOONLANDINGZ presents THE MOONLANDINGZ FEATURING: LIAS SAOUDI FROM FAT WHITE FAMILY plus support _ Main Venue _ The Moondlandingz have announced a headline date at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on Friday March 24th 2017. Tickets priced €17.50 inclusive of booking fee go on sale at 10am this Friday, December 2nd from Ticketmaster


ON SALE FRI 25th NOV, 10AM presents THE AMAZONS plus support _ Main Venue _ “Deliciously heavy” – NME “Undeniably special” – Clash “[The Amazons] are already getting people hot under the collar with their rowdy rock’n’roll.” – Beat Magazine

JAMES McMURTRY presents JAMES McMURTRY AND BAND plus support _ Main Venue _ JAMES McMURTRY RELEASES COMPLICATED GAME, HIS FIRST STUDIO ALBUM IN SIX YEARS “Back before Napster and Spotify, we toured to promote record sales. Now we make records to promote tour dates.”


THE SOUTHERN FOLD MOONLOOKSON plus support NEIL MORAN ^ Upstairs ^ THE SOUTHERN FOLD “THEY CITE Hank Williams and Kurt Cobain as their inspirations, and they seek to communicate messages of truth and honesty through harmony singing and the craft of songwriting in its simplest, purist, form.” – Kernan Andrews, Galway Advertiser


WE RAISE BEARS EP LAUNCH plus support Eamonn O’Connor (Lucky Bones) ^ Upstairs ^ Celebrating the release of their debut EP, We Raise Bears bring their distinct sound to Whelans. A band noted for “standout live performances” (The Last Mixed Tape) and a poignant and political lyricism


CHEWING ON TINFOIL plus support THE SCRATCH All proceeds go to Barnardos _ Main Venue _ Hi pals, just wanted to share this with you because Chewy are playing one more gig before the year is out, and then we’ll be looking at doing a release show for our new EP in the new year… Read more »