Month: April 2017


JOOCE plus support _ Main Venue _ JOOCE are Psychedelic Alternative Band formed in Dublin, composed of four BIMM students. JOOCE use effects pedals and synthesizers to create a Psychedelic Indie-Rock Fusion. They will release their debut Single Nostalgia//Trip On May 18th on the Main Stage at Whelan’s.


Demented Promotions Presents LEMURIA Get Better 10 Year Anniversary Tour plus support ^ Upstairs ^ The band began in 2004 above the restaurant Amy’s Place in Buffalo, New York.  If you have never dined there, please visit them and order the Margie Meal or their very well priced breakfast.


DERMOT BARRETT plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Dermot Barrett returns from Norway. The former lead singer of the critically acclaimed Indie rock band Ten Speed Racer, finally returns to Whelan’s to promote his solo album ‘Dawns Eras Tides’.


CANCELLED EOIN MAHER plus support ^ Upstairs ^     TICKETS €tbc available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-7pm M-F) – 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… Read more »


THE EMMA BYRNE FOUNDATION plus very special guests HAM SANDWICH MIX TAPE HOUSE BAND GAVIN GLASS ORCHID COLLECTIVE RHOB CUNNINGHAM ..and more to be announced! _ Main Venue _ The foundation endeavors to raise much needed funds towards assisting patients and their families battling cancer in Ireland through uplifting, accessible events. The foundation will be launched on 26th… Read more »


MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents SOLID SUN Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, Sign up for GUEST LIST & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.


*  *  *  *  * THIS SHOW HAS BEEN  CANCELLED REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE *  *  *  *  * presents DOUBLEPLUSGOOD plus support ^ Upstairs ^ DoublePlusGood is the moniker of singer/songwriter Erik Carlson. A longtime Portland musician, Carlson has created a sound that beautifully straddles 1960s crooner melancholy with dream pop textures.


PENROSE plus support THE VALVES ^ Upstairs ^  Having spent the last year realeasing 2 singles all with glowing reviews and national airplay, supporting there hereos Aslan in Vicar Street doing 2 tours in the UK one of which they were invited by non other than Alan Mc Gee (Creation Records)


THE CHOIR INVISIBLE plus support DEATH IN THE SICKROOM DAVE LORDAN ^ Upstairs ^  The Choir Invisible, with support from Death in the Sickroom & Dave Lordan. Saturday May 6th 8pm. Tickets €7 (in advance) The Choir Invisible kick off their 7″ single fundraising campaign with a headline gig in Whelan’s Upstairs.


VIA EVENTBRITE.IE RUBA SHAMSHOUM ALBUM LAUNCH plus support RÍONA SALLY HARTMAN ^ Upstairs ^ On May 25th, Palestinian vocalist, Ruba Shamshoum will launch her debut album ‘Shamat’ (Beauty Spots) at Whelan’s – upstairs. Ruba’s music draws from the harmony, sensibility, improvisation and playfulness of jazz, mixed with tinges of Middle Eastern and Arabic musical elements