^ Upstairs ^
Paj presents his debut Whelan’s headliner with full 7-piece band & lights show with support from the much anticipated solo act Mother Tongues
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Paj – ‘golden-throated, blue-eyed Dublin soul singer’ (TheJournal.ie) & his band of first-call musicians are past & present members of Irish trailblazers Hozier, Loah, Ensemble Eriu, Fehdah, Nava, & Zaska.
Paj released his debut single in 2019 to critical acclaim after 10 years of Irish music Industry experience as a sideman playing support to acts like M People, Billy Idol, Hiatus Kaiyote, Thundercat & Taylor McFerrin. Paj’s songs emerge from soul, jazz & world music, divulging memories of living in USA, Brazil & West Africa.
‘A seamless move from the back to the front of the stage, and not too soon.’ – Remy
‘He’s a really interesting guy’ – John Barker 98FM‘you’ve probably heard Paddy Groenland perform without realising it’….‘a step out from the shadows to the forefront for his debut single’ – Peter Curtin – RTE2XFM
‘incredible musician’ – ‘by the end I was lovin’ it and hitting’ repeat’ – Tom Lowe RTE Pulse
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Mother Tongues is the long anticipated release of crate digger and drummer/electronic beatman Dennis Cassidy. Restricted to using an archive of exclusively Irish vinyl samples, Dennis mashes up sounds from Enya, Priest instructional records & Thin Lizzy to make something unique and personal.
€10 adv / €12 door
– 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
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm | Drinks Promos