Live from the Window at Whelan’s presents
“Songs stay alive …… and being alive they grow up and undergo changes and develop. .” Nick Cave – The Secret Life Of The Love Song
Well into it’s second year, Whelans Singer songwriter night ‘Song Cycle’ continues to offer a platform for local and non local acts to experiment, sing and share in the friendly informal setting of Whelans front window. Taking our cues from our favourite artists musings on the creative process (Van Dyke Parks lends us the title from his seminal 1967 opus) this night offers artists a fresh new stage to breath life into songs, experiment with ideas or simply just play for the sheer enjoyment of it.
The Format of Song Cycle has developed a little since moving downstairs earlier this year. Regular hosts Ollie Cole and John Byrne help us curate the evening and take part as well by performing some of their works in progress as well as old standards. Needless to say an impromptu session is never too far away if some of their special guests feel like playing a song or two.
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s DJ in main room w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm (Free Entry)