Month: December 2017


CONOR WARD plus support RONAN WARD ^ Upstairs ^ Conor Ward is a singer/songwriter from the West of Ireland. Early in his career, Conor supported the likes of Ryan Sheridan and Ham Sandwich.


  Aiken Promotions presents KATIE LAFFAN plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Katie Laffan announces Whelans headlining debut for February 2018 An inventive musician and songwriter, Katie Laffan has used a home studio, her grandad’s old keyboard, a laptop and various instruments

BETH ORTON presents BETH ORTON plus support EVE BELLE _ Main Venue _ “Fascinating and inventive, reshaping our expectations constantly.” Sydney Morning Herald Beth Orton is one of the most unique and beguiling voices in British music.


MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents CAZ9 plus support NO MORE QUESTIONS Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.

ELLI INGRAM presents ELLI INGRAM plus support ^ Upstairs ^  “ Elli Ingram is a musical goddess” – Clara Amfo, Radio 1 “Brighton siren sashays towards the big time” – Q Magazine “an album oozing class” – Sunday Times Culture


THE REDNECK MANIFESTO plus support MARGIE JEAN LEWIS _ Main Venue _ Irish instrumental rock legends The Redneck Manifesto return to Whelan’s for a one-off show on Sat 13th Jan. Tickets €20 go on sale on Fri 8th Dec, 10am from Special guest is Margie Jean Lewis The Redneck Manifesto finished recording their new album this year with… Read more »


Aiken Promotions presents JONATHAN WILSON plus support _ Main Venue _ Tickets priced €18.50 go on sale Friday 15th December at 10am through & usual outlets nationwide Jonathan Wilson announces date for Whelans, Dublin in support of his spring-time release of Rare Birds.

METZ presents METZ plus support OH BOLAND _ Main Venue _  METZ has just announced a show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on May 1 st 2018. Tickets priced €17.50 inclusive of booking fee go on sale at 10am this Thursday, December 7 th via Ticketmaster outlets and

LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL presents LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL plus support SEAN OB _ Main Venue _ Tickets €22.90 Inc. booking fee go on sale Friday December 8th at 10am from Ticketmaster Since forming 10 years ago, the buzz surrounding Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real has been quietly intensifying.


ANNA MITCHELL AND BAND ALBUM LAUNCH plus support PATRICK FREEMAN & BAND ^ Upstairs ^ ANNA MITCHELL Anna Mitchell’s reveals the release of her self titled second album in Ireland in January 2018. ‘Anna Mitchell’, the album, intertwines fragility and power, it is a record made with confidence