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Month: May 2018

TOM ROBINSON

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Whelanslive.com presents

TOM ROBINSON (BAND)

Performing “Power In The Darkness” on its 40th anniversary

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TROUBLE PILGRIMS

_ Main Venue _ Facebook event

The Tom Robinson Band’s debut album Power In The Darkness was first performed 40 years ago in Victoria Park, London in front of 80,000 people at Rock Against Racism’s Carnival Against The Nazis alongside Steel Pulse, The Clash and X-Ray Spex.

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STORYFOLD

Free Entry 2016

WITH TICKETS VIA EVENTBRITE.IE

STORYFOLD

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^ Upstairs ^

Reuniting for their first live gig in three years, hear Storyfold play songs from their Top 10 Irish albums, Rocket Science and It’s Later Than You Think in the intimate surrounds of Whelan’s Upstairs.

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DEER TICK

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DEER TICK

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JOANNA BARBERA

_ Main Venue _Facebook event

Tickets €19.00 inclusive of booking fee – on sale Friday at 9am

The best art often challenges widely held preconceptions about performance and beauty.

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HALF WAIF

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HALF WAIF

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Tickets €13 inclusive of booking fee charges – on sale now

Half Waif began in 2012 as a vehicle for the thoughts, stories and songs of Nandi Rose Plunkett.

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HOME FREE

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HOME FREE

TIMELESS World Tour

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Tickets €27 includes booking fee – on sale Friday at 10am

The all vocal (a cappella) country music sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to Europe.

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WOW – WOMEN ON WEDNESDAYS ft. ALISON SPITTLE

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WOW – WOMEN ON WEDNESDAYS

Ft. ALISON SPITTLE, AOIFE CARTON, DOWRY

MC EVE DARCY

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^ Upstairs ^

WOW WOW WOW May 30 UPSTAIRS VENUE at Whelan’s!

We’ve another amazing line-up of music, comedy, conversation and celebration of female creativity from 8pm to late!

We are delighted to announce Aoife Carton, Dowry – Éna Brennan and the phenomenal Alison Spittle !!!

WOW s is a collaborative initiative between Whelan’s, Aidlink Ireland & Born Optimisticc which aims to provide a platform for female artistry, whilst raising funds for Aidlink’s Girls’ Education Programme in rural Kenya.

TICKETS

€10 adv / €6 Student (with valid ID) – door only

Advanced tickets 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 credit card bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

AFTER THE GIG

Whelan’s Silent Disco, now every Mon, Tue & Wed from 11pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.

FATAI

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ON SALE FRI 25th MAY, 10AM

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FATAI

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^ Upstairs ^

“WOW!! You are so so talented Fatai – thank you for doing this [covering my song]˘. I’m in awe” -Sam Smith

“Your tone & arrangement just took me to another place. Goodness. So beautiful. Bravo” -Tori Kelly

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OH JOY

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OH JOY

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^ Upstairs ^

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To celebrate the release of our new EP ‘Good Grief’, Oh Joy are playing a headline show upstairs at Whelan’s Support tba. See you all there.

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JAMIE HARRISON

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JAMIE HARRISON

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^ Upstairs ^

Irish Singer/Songwriter and musician Jamie Harrison recently collaborated with British Grammy Award winning producer Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini) to produce several tracks for his anticipated debut album, each of which will each be released in the coming months.

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HER’S

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ON SALE FRI 25th MAY, 9AM

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HER’S

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^ Upstairs ^

Tickets €15 inclusive of booking fee on sale Friday at 9am

Merseyside oddball rabble rousers Her’s share details of debut album ‘Invitation to Her’s’ and a second cut, ‘Low Beam’

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BRENT COBB

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ON SALE FRI 25th MAY, 9AM

MCD.ie presents

BRENT COBB

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Tickets €22.90 Inc. booking fee go on sale Friday May 25th at 9am from Ticketmaster

With a Grammy-nominated album under his belt, Brent Cobb spent most of 2017 on the road, touring behind his major label debut, Shine On Rainy Day.

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NERINA PALLOT

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NERINA PALLOT

SOLO TOUR

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SHOW 8:40 (2 sets)

_ Main Venue _

Forget what you thought you knew about Nerina Pallot. Begin by tearing up the singer / songwriter tag that’s usually attached to her music. Or better still, burn it. Put the Ivor Novello and Brit Award-nominated piano ballads of the past to one side.

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HEATHER NOVA

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ON SALE FRI 25th MAY, 9AM

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HEATHER NOVA

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AMY MONTGOMERY

_ Main Venue _

Tickets €22 on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster and WAV

Today, Heather Nova announced a headline show at Whelan’s, 10th September. Tickets €22 go on sale this Friday at 9am.

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SOMA #018 ft. MUNKY

SOMA #018

featuring

MUNKY

plus SOMA Resident DJs

DOORS 11PM

CLICK HERE FOR GUEST LIST

^ Upstairs ^ Facebook event

We’re super stoked to finally have the masters of punk/funk MUNKY headline SOMA. This is one you don’t want to miss, click attending on this event for guestlist on the night.

Doors at 11pm

As per usual we’ll have the SOMA Resident DJs spinning your favorite indie tunes until 3am!

SOMA originated as a series of house parties in Dublin hosting bands and DJs until stupid o’clock. The SOMA clubnight aims to carry on the house party tradition, showcasing Dublins best up and coming bands followed by a sweaty party soundtracked by all your favourite indie and alternative bangers.

SOMA PLAYS:
FIDLAR, The Dandy Warhols, Arctic Monkeys, Parquet Courts, The Virgins, QOTSA, Blur, Bloc Party, The Strokes, Sleater-Kinney, Brian Jonestown Massacare, The Hives, Wavves,The Vines, Bikini Kill, The White Stripes, The Kills, Nirvana, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Foals, Interpol, Death From Above 1979, The Libertines, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, The Stone Roses, Justice, The Orwells, Tame Impala, The Last Shadow Puppets, Kings of Leon, Phoenix, Editors, Glass Animals, The Vaccines, Warpaint, Circa Waves, Wild Beasts, etc. etc.

Drink promos:
O’Haras pints = €5
Gin & Tonics = €5.50
Shots = €3
Vodka / Splash €5
MORE TBA

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MUNKY

https://www.facebook.com/MUNKYTHEBAND/

TICKETS

FREE ADMISSION BEFORE 10:30PM – GUEST LIST VIA FACEBOOK EVENT

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

BIRDS OF CHICAGO

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BIRDS OF CHICAGO

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THE REMEDY CLUB

^ Upstairs ^

Birds Of Chicago Announce New Album | Love In Wartime Out May 4 on Signature Sounds

“Birds of Chicago seduce us with their joyous, intimate, spare, rousing, soaring vocals and their hauntingly evocative lyrics.

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THE FLAG LISTENERS

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THE FLAG LISTENERS

and other short stories

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^ Upstairs ^

The Flag Listeners are an exciting and innovative four-piece band from Limerick. On Saturday, 7th October 2017, they launched their long-awaited debut album, and other short stories, to a packed house in Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick.

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COLIN MURPHY

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Lisa Richards presents

COLIN MURPHY

BALD AMBITION TOUR 2018

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^ Upstairs ^
Facebook event

25 years ago a young man had a dream and that dream was to perform. As an actor success came quickly with the National Youth Theatre and early TV appearances in Yorkshire Television’s Heartbeat

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THE WEDDING PRESENT

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ON SALE THUR 17th MAY, 10AM

MCD.ie presents

THE WEDDING PRESENT

30th ANNIVERSARY OF “TOMMY”

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The Wedding Present are touring to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their first singles collection, Tommy. Fans can expect to hear tracks from the compilation, as well as favourites from across the band’s career.

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FALSE HEADS + THE CLOCKWORKS

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FALSE HEADS

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THE CLOCKWORKS

_ Main Venue _
Facebook event

Hailing from the outskirts of East London, False Heads formed in 2016. Behind the energy of their live shows, the trio of schoolmates quickly thrust themselves into punk-rock limelight, catching the attention of Punk’n’Roll legend Iggy Pop

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DRIVELIGHT, FEUDS & KEY

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Humanitarian Aid Convoy to Moldova charity night

DRIVELIGHT
FEUDS
KEY

^ Upstairs ^

Facebook event

Humanitarian Aid Convoy to Orphaned Children in Moldova 2018 are bringing together a charity night of live music with some of Ireland’s upcoming bands,

Drivelight: https://www.facebook.com/Drivelightmusic
Feuds: https://www.facebook.com/feudstheband/
KEY: https://www.facebook.com/thebandkey/

Charity Number; 107831

On the 30th June 2018 An Post drivers Aidan Daly and Paul Murray are holding a charity night in Whelan’s to raise much needed funds for this very worthwhile charity.

TICKETS

€10 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

Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm | Drinks Promos

THE EMMA BYRNE FOUNDATION

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2018 /// 2018 /// 2018 /// 2018

Turning Pirate presents

THE EMMA BYRNE FOUNDATION

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

featuring very special guests

_ Main Venue _Facebook event

The Emma Byrne Foundation holds its second annual fundraiser to raise money for leukaemia patients and their families in Ireland. The night was a huge success last year and includes a very exciting, well known Mix Tape playlist

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LALAH HATHAWAY

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LALAH HATHAWAY

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honestly – a fitting title for the new album from artist, songwriter, producer and DJ, Lalah Hathaway. Both low-key and legendary, the gentle power of Hathaway’s irrepressible and boundary-defying voice has gone unmissed by those with their ear to the ground…

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SOFI TUKKER (SOLD OUT)

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ON SALE FRI 11th MAY, 9AM

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SOFI TUKKER

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BUFFALO WOMAN

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Following SOFI TUKKER’s debut album Treehouse, the band has announced a headline show in Whelans, 17th July 2018. Tickets on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster and outlets Nationwide.

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GALWAY STREET CLUB

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GALWAY STREET CLUB

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_ Main Venue _ Facebook event

This June, Galway Street Club return to Ireland fresh off the back of the release of their first Album ‘Sovereign State of Madness’ and a successful tour through Germany.

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SHANNON & THE CLAMS

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SHANNON & THE CLAMS

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LEILA JANE

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It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Shannon and the Clams was formed by accident. Just outside the invisible borders of Oakland’s warehouse music scene, Shannon Shaw was absorbed in studying illustration at California College of the Arts

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INTERSKALACTIC

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INTERSKALACTIC

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Hailed as “the future of ska in Ireland” (Ryan Tubridy, The Late Late Show), Interskalactic have firmly marked their place as a truly unique favourite on the Irish live music scene.

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CHERRY COMEDY

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CHERRY COMEDY

Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s

featuring

TBC

^ Upstairs ^

Facebook event

Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.

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CHERRY COMEDY

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CHERRY COMEDY

Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s

featuring

TBC

^ Upstairs ^

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Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.

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CHERRY COMEDY

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CHERRY COMEDY

Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s

featuring

TBC

^ Upstairs ^

Facebook event

Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.

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CHERRY COMEDY

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CHERRY COMEDY

Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s

featuring

TBC

^ Upstairs ^

Facebook event

Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.

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CHERRY COMEDY w/ DAVID McSAVAGE

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CHERRY COMEDY

Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s

featuring

David McSavage
Emman Idama
Pauline Shanahan
Anna Clifford
& Joe Mahon
with Richie Bree as MC.

^ Upstairs ^

Facebook event

Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.

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THE INNOCENT BYSTANDER

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THE INNOCENT BYSTANDER

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^ Upstairs ^Facebook event

After the success of their first 7’” single selling out exclusively to Rough Trade shops and their rammed shows at Forbidden Fruit and Electric Picnic The Innocent Bystander do their first Dublin headliner in Whelan’s upstairs on July13th.

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THE 8TH IS BOLLOCKS

Free Entry 2016

€5 SUGGESTED DONATION

THE 8TH IS BOLLOCKS

here’s MEN FOR REPEAL

_ Main Venue _
Facebook event

Lots of artists adding their voices to the REPEAL campaign and encouraging men to get out and vote in the referendum. A diverse and eclectic lineup featuring some surprise guests !

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THE ELATION

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THE ELATION

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The Elation bring their debut EP “Clickbait” to Whelan’s for the first time. Currently getting lots of radio with their singles XO and Catch, expect thumping pop music with lots of grooves and catchy hooks.

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