Month: October 2018

ARI SHAFFIR [MATINEE]

Aiken Promotions presents ARI SHAFFIR plus support DUANE DOOGAN EXTRA MATINEE SHOW Doors 4.30pm / Show 5.30pm _ Main Venue _ Comedian Ari Shaffir has already SOLD OUT his evening show at Whelan’s and due to demand has added an extra Matinee performance on the same date. Tickets on sale now. 

MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ DR SLACKE & THE PALPITATIONS

MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents DR SLACKE & THE PALPITATIONS ALBUM LAUNCH Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, Sign up for GUEST LIST Whelanslive.com & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.

MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ NEW CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC

MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents NEW CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, Sign up for GUEST LIST Whelanslive.com & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.

SHORT SHORTS

SHORT SHORTS plus support ^ Upstairs ^  Short Shorts are originally a two man band of childhood best friends Adam and Adrian, who just wanted to make music that no one had heard yet. Something unique but still catchy and worth the spin. And they did.

KING BONES

VIA EVENTBRITE.IE KING BONES plus support ^ Upstairs ^ King Bones are a 6pc synth-punk group from Dublin city. Under former name discopunks the band released 3 singles, performing headline shows at The Workman’s Club, Dublin & Whelan’s and appearing at Castlepalooza

IT’S NOT THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS! w/ PATRICK CULLIVAN

VIA EVENTBRITE.IE IT’S NOT THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS! hosted by PATRICK CULLIVAN ^^ The Parlour ^^ WHAT IS ‘IT’S NOT THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS!’? Is mass hysteria making you feel like YOU’RE the one going crazy? Do you long for the days where you could talk politics and still have a pint together afterwards?

COLIN GEDDIS: TRANSBLENDER

COLIN GEDDIS TRANSBLENDER plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Colin Geddis stormed into the comedy scene in 2009 after his series of YouTube videos ‘I AM FIGHTER’ gained millions of hits. Since then he’s not only continued to dominate the viral world, but his stand up comedy has crowds flocking to wherever he is. His new… Read more »

MOTIONS

MOTIONS plus support ELECTRIC SHORE + ELLY D ^ Upstairs ^ Motions are an alternative rock band from Dublin. Following a string of impressive singles from ‘Back to Where I Begun’ to ‘All I’ve Ever Known’ they released their debut EP “The Late Night Calls” in March.

PROPER MICRO NV (Album Launch)

PROPER MICRO NV ALBUM LAUNCH plus support ELEPHANT & JAMIE ADAM ^ Upstairs ^ Proper Micro NV is the alias of 23-year-old songwriter and producer Rory Hall. Proper’s brand of experimental electronic music has seen him be compared to James Blake and Mount Kimbie by Irish music writer Nialler9

KRISDEBERG

KRISDEBERG plus support AMBER MAN & SHEENA ^ Upstairs ^ Krisdeberg formed after a chance meeting at a party in Moby’s house, still high on orange juice and vintage drum machine grooves. The newly bonded four-piece seized this moment of karmic kismet and resolved to make some music.