Month: December 2018


LNT & SYNK plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Alternative rock outfits LNT & Synk join forces and kick off the new year with a double headliner in the Whelans upstairs venue on January 22nd. — — — — — LNT LNT use their own brand of alternative-rock to deliver impactful performances, full of… Read more »


MCD proudly presents TOM SPEIGHT plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Londoner singer/songwriter Tom Speight announces headline Dublin show. As a kid, Tom Speight listened endlessly to those early Leonard Cohen albums, even going as far as to borrow his older sister’s classical guitar.


THE UNELECTABLES (Nick Kelly, Paul Byrne, Sean Millar, Leslie Keye) _ Main Venue _ Due to popular demand our election rally has been moved to the man venue in Whelan’s. THE UNELECTABLES are five stately ruins of former future rock stars, united in a curmudgeonly common belief that punk is wasted on the young.


TIJ EVENTS presents MONDO MARCIO plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Mondo Marcio, AKA Gianmarco Marcello, born in Milan on the 1st December 1986. Rapper, beatmaker and music producer. His rapper career began quite early:


VATICAN II + CATSCARS ^ Upstairs ^ VATICAN II Vatican II was formed in the sticky summer of 2012 by Hugh, Paul (Hands Up Who Wants to Die, Shifting, Molossus) and Ivan (Crowhammer), over a mutual appreciation of jam donuts and the music of Unwound, Polvo and Rodan.


  * * * * * THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE ACADEMY SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED ORIGINAL TICKETS STILL VALID * * * * * MCD proudly presents YOLA plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Yola to make Dublin Debut at Whelan’s. For a girl raised on the coast of Southwest England, where she… Read more »


MCD proudly presents NEALO plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Nealo began his journey into hip hop music in 2018. Having fronted the hardcore punk band, Frustration, for 8 years and touring both the United States and Europe multiple times, Irish MC Nealo began to look into other avenues for writing lyrics.


  * * * * * THIS GIG HAS BEEN POSTPONED SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED * * * * * MCD proudly presents JOHN J PRESLEY plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Singer-songwriter John J Presley today releases his explosive new single ‘Rise And Fall’, the latest offering from the bluesman’s much anticipated forthcoming debut… Read more »


Enthusiastic Eunuch presents ALASDAIR ROBERTS & LANDLESS _ Main Venue _ Enthusiastic Eunuch presents a double headline show with some of the finest voices in contemporary folk music Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & Dave McGuinness (Drag City) and Landless (Unaccompanied four-part harmony singing). — — — — — ALASDAIR ROBERTS “What News is genuinely revelatory… Read more »

INNI-K (Album Launch)

INNI-K ‘The Hare & the Line’ Album Launch plus support LEMONCELLO _ Main Venue _ Named by RTÉ.ie as “one of ten fierce women defining Irish culture”, Dublin-based singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Inni-K has received consistent praise