Month: August 2019


MAKINGS plus support GREYFACE ^ Upstairs ^      MAKINGS return to Whelan’s on 21st September with very special guests GREYFACE for what promises to be a night of high energy floor-filling music. Both bands performed at Whelan’s Ones To Watch early in 2019 and have gone on to have further success. Some highlights include… Read more »


GREYWIND plus support SPRINTS ^ Upstairs ^ “Greywind turned in the most exciting live set of Reading Festival. Make no mistake, they are headed for the big time.” – Louder Than War “Greywind produce huge, stadium ready alt-rock.” – Punktastic


ON SALE FRI 30th AUG, 9AM MCD proudly presents THE BLIZZARDS plus support _ Main Venue _  NEW ALBUM ‘The Last Great Algorithm’ Released 15 October 2019 NEW FILM ‘The Blizzards: Behind The Music’ Dublin Premiere, 20 Sept| Multi-award winning Irish power punk pop band The Blizzards are making an exciting triple announcement today with… Read more »


MIDNIGHT HOUR presents KHARTOUM plus support ROB DE BOER Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.


POST-POP 2019 TOUR NERVES, VANITY BLOOM plus support HALES LAKE ^ Upstairs ^ After an insane sold out show in whelans last April, Nerves and Vanity Bloom return to Whelan’s upstairs to wreck more heads of individuals walking by the place on Wexford Street.

DELORENTOS presents DELORENTOS “A Decade of S.E.C.R.E.T.s (and more)” plus support _ Main Venue _ Delorentos will close the decade with four shows in Ireland celebrating the 10th Birthday of their bestloved composition, S.E.C.R.E.T.


ON SALE THUR 29th AUG, 10AM LETHAL DIALECT plus support _ Main Venue _ Any fan of Irish hip hop should know the name Lethal Dialect. The genre is going through a purple patch at the moment, but the famous quote “only by standing on the shoulders of giants…” springs to mind.

A LAZARUS SOUL presents A LAZARUS SOUL plus support _ Main Venue _ A Lazarus Soul bring their unique brand of raw, genuine, unmistakably Dublin inspired storytelling to Whelan’s, as they make a rare headline appearance in the capital.


* * * * * THIS GIG HAS BEEN POSTPONED RESCHEDULED DATE TBC SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED ORIGINAL TICKETS WILL STILL BE VALID OR REFUNDS FROM POINT OF SALE * * * * * Statement from the band: “Break a leg” they said… Well, our Rich took that a little too literally and broke… Read more »


MCD proudly presents ALGIERS plus support SKINNER _ Main Venue _  ALGIERS are a politically conscious indie rock band who combine elements of post-punk and no wave with blues and gospel.