Month: October 2019


ROYAL AUTUMN plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Royal Autumn celebrate their first headline gig in Whelan’s by debuting brand new material from their upcoming 2020 album. Joined on the night by special guests TBC


MCD presents CAREERIST plus support SHRUG LIFE ^ Upstairs ^ Belfast indie-rock outfit Careerist (fka Hot Cops) return with their highly-anticipated debut album “Weird Hill” via Dundalk’s Pizza Pizza Records.

THE LOCAL HONEYS presents THE LOCAL HONEYS plus support PETE CUMMINS ^ Upstairs ^ The Local Honeys are comprised of Linda Jean Stokley and Montana Hobbs. Stokley (right) from the rolling hills of the Bluegrass, and Hobbs (left) from the foothills of the Appalachian region have developed a sweet sound of the bluegrass kissing the mountains.


ON SALE FRI 18th OCT, 10AM MCD Proudly presents ZESTRA plus guest ELISE ^ Upstairs ^ Avril and Lorna Meade – two sisters from Eastwall in Dublin form a powerful singing duo “Zestra” will be performing on November 9th upstairs @ Whelan’s.


ON SALE THUR 17th OCT, 9AM JOHN BLEK & THE EMBERS ENSEMBLE plus support ^ Upstairs ^ After the fires of love, lust, life and revolution have burned out the embers are all that remain. “The Embers” the new album from John Blek consists of 9 visceral songs. Reflections and memories from a time after… Read more »


Aiken Promotions presents SMOOHBOI EZRA plus support ^ Upstairs ^ After a stunning performance at Ruby Sessions last night, Smoothboi Ezra has announced a headline show live at Whelans (Upstairs), 11th December 2019.


ON SALE FRI 18th OCT, 9AM MCD Proudly presents THE WHA plus guest SKINNER & KYNSY ^ Upstairs ^ Fast-rising new Kilkenny band The Wha have today shared their second ever track ‘40 Odd Years’ on Chess Club.


FIELDS plus guest _ Main Venue _ FIELDS return to Whelan’s on Saturday, October 26th with special guests. Tickets available via at €10 (inc. booking fee).


DME by arrangement with Continental Concerts & Management GmbH presents INSOMNIUM ‘Tour Like A Grave’ plus support _ Main Venue _ Strange and formidable things may grow from humble beginnings. Back in 1997, in a remote town of Joensuu, beyond the great vast forests of eastern Finland


U:MACK & presents THE UTOPIA STRONG featuring STEVE DAVIS, KAVUS TORABI & MICHAEL YORK plus support ^ Upstairs ^