Month: June 2018


VIA EVENTBRITE.IE Presents ZRAZY [MOVED FROM BAGOTS HUTTON] _ Main Venue _ No gay pride weekend would be complete without a perormance by two of the most creative and entertaining members of the community at one of the best music venues in Dublin.

ANTHONY D’AMATO presents ANTHONY D’AMATO plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, First Aid Kit) and recorded with contributions from an Omaha all-star team including Conor Oberst and members of Bright Eyes, The Faint, and Cursive, ‘Cold Snap’ is Anthony D’Amato’s most ambitious record yet.


DANNY O’BRIEN LOCK-IN plus support _ Main Venue _ Award-winning Irish comedian Danny O’ Brien went to prison. Three times to perform. Once again by accident. He’s performed relentlessly worldwide and taken up a new religion through the medium of a hangry hangover. This is must-see stand-up show! Danny was handpicked this year to perform… Read more »


MOTION CONTROL plus support ^ Upstairs ^ MOTION CONTROL return to Whelan’s for another Headline gig. With the help from acts yet to be announced. 5 EURO IN. Motion Control. A close band of working class lads forged from the tough streets of inner city Dublin.


SARA RYAN plus support DAN ELLIOTT ^ Upstairs ^ “I’ve known Sara since childhood.Its been a joy to witness her young career, to hear her songwriting develop and her singing mature. This young lady has a huge career ahead of her.” – Christy Moore. Jan 2018.


ON SALE FRI 29th JUN, 10AM MCD proudly presents PJ MORTON plus support _ Main Venue _ GRAMMY Award, and Dove Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, Morton Records founder, and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton is coming to Dublin!


ON SALE FRI 29th JUN, 10am Aiken Promotions presents MUTUAL BENEFIT plus support _ Main Venue _ Mutual Benefit – AKA Jordan Lee – has announced he will headline Whelan’s, 24th October. Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10am. Lee is currently putting the finishing touches to a new Mutual Benefit album


PUNCH FACE CHAMPIONS ALBUM LAUNCH plus support SHITHäTT STEVIE DARRAGH (Overhead, The Albatross) ^ Upstairs ^ After far too long procrastinating and considering packing it in and starting a UB40 cover band Punch Face Champions have decided to continue appealing to some of their mates and hardly anyone else. Punch Face Champions have finally completed their… Read more »


* * * * * THIS SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RECORDING COMMITMENTS SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE * * * * *   MCD proudly presents G FLIP plus support ^ Upstairs ^ G Flip is all in, all the time – the Melbourne singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist,… Read more »


SAMARKIND plus support ELEVATION FALLS TRIBE _ Main Venue _ New hard rock blues band SAMARKIND’s lead single ‘Sun Stroke Heart’ doesn’t miss a beat. Wasting no time introducing itself with locked down grooves, layers of quality soundscapes and stunning, memorable melody hooks weaving a tapestry throughout the track.