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An evening of music and poetry

_ Main Venue _

Following the success of their Winter Longing gig last year, Mongoose return to host an evening of music and poetry in Whelan’s Main Room on December 14th. Mongoose bring their unique brand of folk and vocal harmony to this intimate headline gig, with guest appearances from some of their favourite artists. Satisfy your winter longings at this beautiful night of music and spoken word. Special guests include Basciville, Stephen James Smyth, John Flynn and Erin Fornoff.

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Meet Mongoose- the fierce female foursome that are taking Ireland’s alternative folk scene by storm. Their music is an amalgamation of styles, from pop and folk to jazz and traditional. With nods to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and Joni Mitchell, Mongoose’s influences range from Simon and Garfunkel to Fleetwood Mac to Beyoncé. All four members are individual songwriters, which allows for an ever-evolving soundscape, from Russian polkas and delicate folk melodies to aching ballads and playful tales of love lost. With a debut album under their belt and festival appearances which include Other Voices, Groove, Knockanstockan, Body & Soul, Longitude and Electric Picnic, this unique band are sure to delight with their quick onstage banter, eclectic range of instruments and beautifully crafted songs.

“Original, smart… the band’s musical accomplishment, gorgeous harmonies and an unquenchable joie de vivre make their performance unique.” -Helena Mulkerns


€17/€15 students.

Advanced tickets available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

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 [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.