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Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight.

Doors: 11:30pm is proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland.


SISSY play upstairs in Whelan’s Midnight on the 5th of December with special guests Fierce Mild.




Sissy are a Dublin based three-piece with members of Fag Enablers and Putrefaction. Leigh plays guitar and vox, Michelle plays bass and vox and Eoin plays drums.

Leigh and Michelle met on a J1 student visa in New York at an Andrew W.K. gig and have been big eejits ever since. Despite knowing Eoin for around ten years, Michelle only became friends with him when he came to her Halloween Party wearing an Ian Paisley goth girl costume. They played in Fag Enablerz together, where Michelle sang and Eoin played guitar. Leigh also played lead guitar during her rock internship in September Girls.

Sissy’s sound is influenced by Wire, Aupairs, Siouxsie, X, The Replacements and womons continued struggle against the patriarchy. Despite only forming this year, Sissy have already finished a short tour of the UK and released their debut E.P. Sissy E.P.. Sissy hope to tour again next spring.



Fierce Mild are a trio playing Post-Punk, Riot Grrrl, Up Tempo, Dancey Funk. Layered harmonies coupled with vocal yells, Fierce Mild brings protest songs kicking and screaming into 2014.


FREE before 10:30pm, Club entry applies after 10:30pm (Thur/Fri/Sat)