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Whelan’s Upstairs • Thursday 8th June 2023

Slumberjet is as a Dublin based Power Pop band led by vocalist and primary songwriter Barry O’Brien. Barry’s deep love for music is displayed in his craft and search for a perfect pop song in the classic sense. With influences like The Beatles/Elvis Costello/The Police/Nirvana/XTC.

Slumberjet have released 2 albums to date 2010’s self titled witch produced the single “The Strangest game” and 2019’s “World of sound” produced by ex-Picture House/Pugwash member and solo artist Duncan Maitland.

Both albums have received rave reviews including album of the year for “World of Sound” by Aaron Kupferberg’s Powerpopaholic blog and his book “Songs in my head” The modern guide to power pop music.

With one time member Eustace Merriman back in the fold on drums along with Ben Merriman on Bass, Slumberjet is once again a power pop trio back on the live scene, playing favorites from the first album and airing songs from “World of Sound” for the first time with a live band this is a new chapter for Slumberjet.


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€12 available online from Whelan’s – 50c per ticket service charge applies.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.


Whelan’s Silent Disco from 10:30pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best (€5 cover charge), plus Late Bar.