Month: December 2017


Aiken Promotions presents BIG THIEF EXTRA DATE plus support CLÉMENTINE MARCH TIMES: SUPPORT 8:30, MAIN ACT 9:15 SAT 31st MAR + SUN 1st APR _ Main Venue _ *** SECOND SHOW ADDED DUE TO DEMAND: Sunday 1 April 2018 *** Big Thief will bring their live show to Whelan’s for two nights next year: Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April 2018 in… Read more »

CHRIS DIFFORD presents CHRIS DIFFORD (SQUEEZE) plus support THE OUTER LIMITS BOO HEWERDINE _ Main Venue _  “ A Masterclass in Singer-Songwriting, Wit and Story Telling” We are really thrilled to welcome a genuine songwriting legend in the form of Squeeze frontman Chris Difford as part of his Irish tour.


ON SALE FRI 15th DEC, 9AM presents SEARCH PARTY ANIMAL plus support _ Main Venue _ Irish band Search Party Animal released their debut single, “Evergreen” in 2017. The young band (an average age of 19), create a sound which transcends the sum of its parts.


Demented Promotions presents TIGERS JAW plus support SLAUGHTER BEACH WORRIERS _ Main Venue _ Demented Promotions are proud to present Tigers Jaw at Whelan’s on Tue 10th April, 2018. Tickets go on sale Tue 12th Dec from


* * * * * THIS GIG HAS BEEN CANCELLED SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE * * * * * Aiken Promotions presents GLENN WOOL VIVA FOREVER plus support _ Main Venue _ The Bafta Award winning comedian returns to Birmingham. (As heard on Freestyle with Frankie Boyle and seen on Doug… Read more »


BAILE AN SALSA ALBUM LAUNCH plus support _ Main Venue _ Launch Gig for the new Baile An Salsa CD, “Ériu!” Join us as we celebrate the release of our second full length CD, recorded at the Grouse Lodge Recording Studio and produced by five time Grammy winner, Walter Flores.


Born Optimistic presents THE PALE ‘Here’s One We Made Earlier’ 25th Birthday Party plus support SYLK & RUTH MAC _ Main Venue _ A celebration of over 25 years at the vanguard of the Irish Indie scene! The Pale are about to revisit their classic album ‘Here’s One We Made Earlier’ for a very special… Read more »


Aiken Promotions presents OTHER CREATURES plus support OH JOY ^ Upstairs ^ Dublin newcomers Other Creatures are set to announce the first single, “Luxembourg” from their aptly titled “TheFirst EP” via indie label Trout Records. Joining their label mates Saint Sister, Tandem Felix and Spies, they are thelatest act to emerge from a country teeming… Read more »


Aiken Promotions presents BRYDE plus support THE MURDER CAPITAL ^ Upstairs ^ Bryde explores the self-deception of lust in new single ‘Desire’ Being human is being imperfect, impulsive and vulnerable, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the daily struggle to gratify our desires.

REWS presents REWS plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Freshly signed to Marshall Records, REWS are a gritty girl:girl Belfast/London duo that play edgy rock guitar and drums… “FANTASTIC – LIKE A FEMALE ROYAL BLOOD” said Mark Radcliffe on BBC TV after they played the John Peel Main Stage at Glastonbury this year.