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Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight.
Whelanslive.com is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.
Orchid Collective, based in Dublin, have been gigging relentlessly throughout Ireland and have worked tirelessly creating a fresh and exciting live show for their growing audience. Mixing a combination of vocal harmonies and ambient soundscapes to create a unique approach on their alternative folk genre.
With a single in the pipeline, festival appearances at Glasgowbury, Knockanstockan, Rhythm and Roots, Foyle Folk Festival, sharing the same bill as the likes of And So I Watch you from Afar, In Their Thousands and the Hot Sprockets it has been an exciting first year in the Orchid Collective camp!
MEB JON SOL
Emerging folk troubadour based in Belfast by Omagh.
‘…a Waterboys call to arms that marks him out as one of the country’s promising new solo acts’ – Hot Press Magazine, April 2014 Issue
‘it is quite refreshing to see anact that is not afraid to create timeless and enduring songs
instead of fighting to be the latest trend.’ – GIGGING NORTHERN IRELAND
‘The entire album is absolute gold’ -DAILY MIRROR
‘It has the potential to achieve classic status’ -ENCORE NI
Galway singer-songwriter opens the night with his own brand of arresting folk.
Come down and enjoy some electric folk music from all three corners of the country.
FREE before 10:30pm, Club entry applies after 10:30pm (Thur/Fri/Sat)