Month: May 2018

FALSE HEADS + THE CLOCKWORKS

Whelanslive.com presents FALSE HEADS plus support THE CLOCKWORKS _ Main Venue _ 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

LET’S SET SAIL & CARRIAGES

VIA EVENTBRITE.IE HOMEBEAT presents LET’S SET SAIL & CARRIAGES ^ Upstairs ^ Homebeat are delighted to present an evening of considered electronic folk from two label mates from their Homebeat Presents… imprint amongst the famous walls of Whelan’s (upstairs) on Friday June 15th.

DRIVELIGHT, FEUDS & KEY

Humanitarian Aid Convoy to Moldova charity night DRIVELIGHT FEUDS KEY ^ Upstairs ^ 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… Read more »

MARK DIGNAM

MARK DIGNAM plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Northside Dublin born, US resident, Mark Dignam returns home for a one off performance. His first album in the early 90’s was voted a top ten Debut by Hot Press magazine and he has since become well known, for his lyrically charged anthemic, Alt Folk Rock, and a voice that routinely sweeps from a… Read more »

THE EMMA BYRNE FOUNDATION

2018 /// 2018 /// 2018 /// 2018 Turning Pirate presents THE EMMA BYRNE FOUNDATION ANNUAL FUNDRAISER featuring very special guests _ Main Venue _ 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… Read more »

LALAH HATHAWAY

Aiken Promotions presents LALAH HATHAWAY plus support _ Main Venue _ 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…

SOFI TUKKER (SOLD OUT)

ON SALE FRI 11th MAY, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents SOFI TUKKER plus support BUFFALO WOMAN _ Main Venue _ 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.

GLEN HANSARD, CATHY DAVEY, CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN & MORE

ON SALE FRI 11th MAY, 10AM Turning Pirate presents A CELEBRATION FOR JENS & CRISTEL featuring   GLEN HANSARD, CATHY DAVEY, CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN plus special guests _ Main Venue _  Glen Hansard, Cathy Davey, Camille O’Sullivan and some more very very special surprise guests play a show in Whelan’s on May 29th.

GALWAY STREET CLUB

GALWAY STREET CLUB plus support _ Main Venue _  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.

LAVENGRO + A GREAT QUIET

LAVENGRO + A GREAT QUIET ^ Upstairs ^ Derry pop-outfit Lavengro & Kildare duo ‘A Great Quiet’ join forces to tour Ireland this summer. Both acts are no strangers to selling out gigs across the country.