Month: January 2018

JOHN SMITH

MCD.ie presents, JOHN SMITH plus support _ Main Venue _ Other than the name, there is nothing commonplace about John Smith – as a listen to his singular songs will swiftly tell you. His new album “Headlong” reveals a rare and remarkable talent as a virtuoso guitarist, nuanced songwriter, soulful vocalist and consummate performer.

KEEVA

MCD.ie presents KEEVA plus support PEPPY ^ Upstairs ^ When London-based recording artist Keeva quietly posted two songs online, she didn’t expect that they would attract the attention of Grammy-nominated production team Austin Jenkins and Josh Block (aka Niles City Sound), who immediately wanted to start working with the young singer-songwriter.

CIARAN LAVERY

CIARAN LAVERY plus support _ Main Venue _  Ciaran Lavery: Sweet Decay – The new album out 13th April “A beautifully wholesome homage to love in its purest and fullest form, with Lavery’s voice hitting its familiar endearingly androgynous sound throughout” – Billboard Listen to the lead track ‘To Chicago’: Critically-acclaimed and celebrated songwriter Ciaran… Read more »

ISLAND

MCD.ie presents ISLAND plus support ^ Upstairs ^ London four-piece ISLAND are an Alternative guitar band whose history is characterised by old friendships, close bonds and an almost telepathic mutual understanding.

WARSAW RADIO

WARSAW RADIO plus support SCOTT WILLIAMSON & THE WILD CARDS + EMMA LANGFORD ^ Upstairs ^ After the release of their much-praised (BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music, RTÉ Radio) debut single ‘After Eve’in 2017 and UK and Ireland dates including a main stage slot at Beautiful Days Festival alongside The Levellers & The Waterboys

MUNKY – EXTRA DATE

TICKETS VIA EVENTBRITE MUNKY plus support IN AID OF PETER McVERRY TRUST ^ Upstairs ^  **SECOND DATE ADDED DUE TO DEMAND** ALL PROCEEDS GOING TO THE PETER MCVERRY TRUST DONATIONS WELCOME ON THE NIGHT A year after their sold out debut headline show, Dublin disco-grunge band MUNKY returns to Whelan’s to launch their new single… Read more »

KARMS

KARMS plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Dublin band KARMS return to Whelans Upstairs following the release of their debut EP River. KARMS are a thundering indie rock 4 piece from Dublin made up of brothers Colm and Stephen O’Loughlin, and friends Danny Farrelly and Jay Maleney.

AILIE.

* * * * * THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER. ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID OR REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED * * * * * AILIE. plus support JUNIOR BROTHER _ Main Venue _  2017 was a pivotal year for Ailie Blunnie… Read more »

MICHAEL NAU

Aiken Promotions presents MICHAEL NAU plus support DANIEL JOHN PAXTON ^ Upstairs ^ Following the release of last years Some Twist, Michael Nau has announced a date for Whelans on May 3rd 2018. Some Twist represents some of Michael Nau’s most sharp and moving work to date

SOMA #015 ft. JAMES McGOVERN

SOMA #015 featuring JAMES McGOVERN plus SOMA Resident DJs DOORS 11PM CLICK HERE FOR GUEST LIST ^ Upstairs ^ ⚠️ SOMA IS NOW ON THE LAST FRIDAY EACH MONTH ⚠️ We’re delighted to announce we’ll have the amazing James McGovern headlining SOMA this month