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Meet SPRINTS – a raw and raucous post-punk four-piece from Dublin quickly making a name for themselves in the Irish music scene.

Combining emotive and honest lyricism with punchy, gritty guitars, SPRINTS have created a unique rock sound. Taking elements from grunge, punk and beyond they’re a band that live for live performance and thrive off the energy of their music and their fans.

They recently released their Sophomore single The Cheek to Stream it here now. Or watch the music video here.

The Cheek was premiered on Dan Hegarty’s The Alternative on 2FM and selected as Track of the Day while the music video premiered on music leaders Golden Plec Magazine. ‘The Cheek’ was released on all platforms on September 20th, added to over 80 playlists across the world and hitting 5k streams in their first week. The band celebrated its launch with a sold out show in Dublin’s Bello Bar the following week.

Comprised of Karla Chubb, Colm O’Reilly, Sam McCann and Jack Callan, SPRINTS released their debut single ‘Pathetic’ in April 2019 to rave reviews, receiving both national and international press coverage. The song was playlisted on Irish radio, featured as Track of the Day on Clash magazine and and featured in the ‘An Alternative Eire’ official Spotify playlist.

Sprints will play Upstairs at Whelan’s on Saturday, 22ND FEBRUARY 2020 with tickets from €12.80 on sale Thursday 28th November 9am


ON SALE THUR 28th NOV, 9AM: €12.80 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 01 4780766 (9:30am-7pm M-F)

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

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required


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