Whelans February on in Whelans

Thursday 31st Jan BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY The Manuscript & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Friday 1st Feb LARRY DEAN
Aiken Promotions presents LARRY DEAN plus support _ Main Venue _ Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry Dean has a new hour of ‘unexpected and excellent’ ★★★★★ (Times) thoughts on Scottishness, sodomites and self-esteem.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €14.50

Saturday 2nd Feb THE PALE
Born Optimistic presents THE PALE plus support STRANGE BY NATURE _ Main Venue _ The Pale return to Whelan’s to mark the start of what will be a frenetic year for the Dublin stalwarts.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15 early Bird / €20

Sunday 3rd Feb THE UNELECTABLES
THE UNELECTABLES (Nick Kelly, Paul Byrne, Sean Millar, Leslie Keye) _ Main Venue _ Due to popular demand our election rally has been moved to the man venue in Whelan’s. THE UNELECTABLES are five stately ruins of former future rock stars, united in a curmudgeonly common belief that punk is wasted on the young.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13.50

Monday 4th Feb MIKE YUNG
ON SALE FRI 26th OCT, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents MIKE YUNG plus support _ Main Venue _ My name is Mike Yung. I’ve been singing in the subways of New York City for over 30 years.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €18

Monday 4th Feb CHERRY COMEDY
CHERRY COMEDY Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s featuring TBC ^ Upstairs ^ Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 adv / €7 door

Tuesday 5th Feb AIDAN GREENE
Whelanslive and Lisa Richards presents AIDAN GREENE STUTTER ISLAND plus support ^ Upstairs ^ After his third successful sold out Edinburgh Fringe run Cavan comedian Aidan Greene returns with his acclaimed show Stutter Island.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13.50

Wednesday 6th Feb JIGJAM + ÍMAR
JIGJAM + ÍMAR plus support _ Main Venue _ JIGJAM http://www.jigjam.ie https://www.facebook.com/jigjamlive https://twitter.com/jigjamlive https://instagram.com/jigjamlive JigJam are a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as ‘I-Grass’ (Irish influenced Bluegrass)
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Thursday 7th Feb ANOTHER SKY
ON SALE TUE 23rd OCT, 3PM MCD proudly presents ANOTHER SKY plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Tickets €13 Inc. booking fee on sale today October 23rd at 3pm from Ticketmaster. Another Sky Release New Single ‘Avalanche’ | Begin their ‘Open Rehearsals’ residency at Servant Jazz Quarters tonight (sold out)
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13

Thursday 7th Feb BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY The Manuscript & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Friday 8th Feb LiR
LiR PLAYING MAGICO MAGICO plus support NO AUDIO DIALOGUE _ Main Venue _ We are very excited to announce that NETGIGS are launching in Europe with an explosive live show from legendary Irish rock band LiR.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €20

Friday 8th Feb ALEX JORDAN & Co.
ALEX JORDAN & Co. plus guests AOIFE CARTON TOM TONER ^ Upstairs ^ Fresh from their January tour of shows in Nashville, Memphis, and Kentucky, Alex Jordan & Company, return home to where it all started, to launch their new single ‘This Night’, upstairs in Whelan’s.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8

Saturday 9th Feb
GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT (Live at The Academy)
ON SALE THUR 12th JUL, 10AM VIA TICKETMASTER Whelanslive and DME by arrangement with Avocado Booking presents GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT EPITAPH EUROPEAN TOUR plus support LIVE AT THE ACADEMY GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT bring their EPITAPH TOUR to THE ACADEMY, Dublin on Sat 9th Feb 2019. Tickets €25 go on sale on Thursday 12th Jul via […]
Doors: 7pm at THE ACADEMY Tickets: €25

Saturday 9th Feb JOHN BLEK (Album Launch)
JOHN BLEK ALBUM LAUNCH plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Ever prolific, Blek has released 5 albums in the last 5 years. Currently he is preparing to release number 6, his new album Thistle & Thorn due on 1st Feb 2019.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12

Saturday 9th Feb BALTHAZAR
ON SALE FRI 2nd NOV, 10AM MCD.ie presents BALTHAZAR plus support FACES ON TV _ Main Venue _ Balthazar announce new album – FEVER – 25th January 2019 through Play it Again Sam — — — — — Balthazar are pleased to announce their return with news of the forthcoming album Fever on 25th January 2019. […]
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €17.50

Sunday 10th Feb WHITE DENIM
ON SALE FRI 31st AUG, 9AM MCD Proudly presents WHITE DENIM plus support _ Main Venue _ Tickets €22.90 including booking fee on sale Friday 31st August at 9am from Ticketmaster ‘In his 1942 essay The Myth of Sisyphus, Camus wrote that “All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.”
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €22.90

Monday 11th Feb LE VIBRAZIONI
TIJ Events presents LE VIBRAZIONI COSI’ SBAGLIATO – EUROPEAN TOURN 2019 plus support _ Main Venue _ “Pensami Così”– the new single by Le Vibrazioni out now – European tour just announced! The Italian pop-rock band led by Francesco Sàrcina is getting ready to bring for the first time their vibrant sound to some of the best European […]
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €19.50

Monday 11th Feb CHERRY COMEDY
CHERRY COMEDY Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s featuring TBC ^ Upstairs ^ Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 adv / €7 door

Tuesday 12th Feb CCCAHOOTS
CCCAHOOTS plus support DOORS 9:30PM _ Main Venue _ CCCahoots, Cork’s best loved comedy troupe (Tadhg Hickey, Dominic MacHale & Laura O’ Mahony) whose work has been described by Channel 4 Comedy Dept. as, ‘Brilliant, such a great range’, are back with a brand new live show!
Doors: 9:30pm Tickets: €15

Wednesday 13th Feb CÚIG
CÚIG plus support _ Main Venue _ This Irish five piece band, with members from Armagh and Tyrone, are tearing up the rule book with their bold approach to Irish Traditional music. Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album, ‘New Landscapes’
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12 adv / €15 door

Wednesday 13th Feb PADRAIG JACK
PADRAIG JACK plus support ^ upstairs ^ Born and raised on the largest Aran island, the music of bilingual artist Padraig Jack is influenced by his surroundings as much as it is by James Taylor, Van Morrison, Paul Brady and The Eagles.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12

Thursday 14th Feb CUB SPORT
ON SALE MON 8th OCT, 11AM Aiken Promotions presents CUB SPORT plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Cub Sport // Whelan’s Upstairs // 14th Feb 2019 // Cub Sport // Whelan’s Upstairs // 14th Feb 2019 // Cub Sport // Whelan’s Upstairs // 14th Feb 2019 // Cub Sport // Whelan’s Upstairs // 14th Feb 2019 […]
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Thursday 14th Feb KILL TONY PODCAST
Aiken Promotions presents KILL TONY PODCAST plus support _ Main Venue _ The #1 Live Weekly Podcast in the World comes to Whelans, Dublin on 14th February 2019! Tony Hinchcliffe hosts his wildly popular podcast with his co-host Brian Redban.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €22

Thursday 14th Feb BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY The Manuscript & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Friday 15th Feb KEVIN KRAUTER
ON SALE FRI 21st SEPT, 10AM MCD proudly presents KEVIN KRAUTER plus support ^ Upstairs ^ That’s the phrase Kevin Krauter uses to describe Toss Up, his upcoming full-length debut on Bayonet Records—both the conditions in which it was created and the prevailing theme of these nine iridescent indie-pop songs.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12

Friday 15th Feb MICAH P. HINSON
ON SALE FRI 12th OCT, 10AM Whelanslive.com presents MICAH P. HINSON plus support _ Main Venue _ NEW ALBUM ‘WHEN I SHOOT AT YOU WITH ARROWS, I WILL SHOOT TO DESTROY YOU’ OUT THROUGH FULL TIME HOBBY ON 26TH OCTOBER
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €20

Saturday 16th Feb BODEGA
ON SALE FRI 31st AUG, 10AM MCD proudly presents BODEGA plus support _ Main Venue _ New York art-pop five-piece Bodega will bring their highly hyped live show to Whelan’s Dublin, February next year. Bodega are filmmakers and vocalists Ben Hozie and Nikki Belfiglio with Montana Simone (drums), Madison Velding-Vandam (guitar) and Heather Elle (bass).
Doors: 7:30pm Tickets: €17.50

Sunday 17th Feb A.J. CROCE
Whelanslive.com presents A.J. CROCE plus support _ Main Venue _ We are proud to announce that A.J. CROCE will be playing Whelan’s on Sun 17th Feb 8pm. Tickets are available now from Whelanslive.com According to Willie Nelson, “A.J. Croce has wisdom beyond his years.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €20

Monday 18th Feb CHERRY COMEDY
CHERRY COMEDY Every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s featuring TBC ^ Upstairs ^ Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday – This is stand-up comedy brought to you by young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 adv / €7 door

Wednesday 20th Feb MIDE HOULIHAN
MIDE HOULIHAN plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Míde Houlihan is a Clonakilty bred singer songwriter, who has captured the hearts of many an Irish audience over the last number of years. With some high profile support slots including the likes of FRED and Canadian folk singer Doug Paisley, as well as international cult star, Jenn […]
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Thursday 21st Feb DAMIAN CLARK
DAMIAN CLARK plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Fresh from a sell-out run in the Edinburgh Fringe, winning the Peoples Champion Award 2018 and the Best Show Award Neath Comedy Festival 2018, Ireland’s adopted Aussie Damian Clark returns to Whelan’s with his new fast paced hour of raw manic stand-up.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10 adv / €12 door

Thursday 21st Feb POPPY’S WHEELS COMEDY GALA w/ DAVID O’DOHERTY & PJ GALLAGHER
Whelanslive.com and Lisa Richards presents POPPY’S WHEELS COMEDY GALA w/ PJ GALLAGHER & DAVID O’DOHERTY plus very special guests _ Main Venue _ POPPY’S WHEELS FUNDRAISING COMEDY GALA WITH PJ GALLAGHER AND DAVID O’DOHERTY AT WHELAN’S ON THURSDAY, 21st FEBRUARY 2019!
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €25

Thursday 21st Feb BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY The Manuscript & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Friday 22nd Feb BILL RYDER-JONES
ON SALE FRI 5th OCT, 10AM Aiken Promotions presents BILL RYDER-JONES plus support _ Main Venue _ At the end of last month, Bill Ryder-Jones played a series of glorious UK shows including London’s Southbank; he is now pleased to announce a a headline show at Whelan’s Dublin, 22nd February 2019.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16.50

Friday 22nd Feb EXILES (Single Launch)
EXILES SINGLE LAUNCH plus support FÍ ^ Upstairs ^ Exiles launch their new single, Rearview Mirror, at Whelan’s on Friday 22nd February 2019 at 8pm. Rearview Mirror was produced by Michael Heffernan (Dermot Kennedy, Chasing Abbey, Gavin James, The Script, The Coronas)
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Saturday 23rd Feb SOMEBODY’S CHILD
Whelanslive.com presents SOMEBODY’S CHILD plus support ^ Upstairs ^ NEW SINGLE TOES OUT JAN 18th Introducing Somebody’s Child, a rising young Irish male singer-songwriter who has been making serious waves in the Irish music scene.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Sunday 24th Feb ELEANOR TIERNAN
Whelanslive & Lisa Richards presents ELEANOR TIERNAN SUCCESS WITHOUT A SEX TAPE plus support ^ Upstairs ^ From Irish Pictorial Weekly, Bridget and Eamon and BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz stand up comedian Eleanor Tiernan returns with a new show recounting her struggles to live a happy and comfortable life without releasing a sex tape. Includes […]
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12

Sunday 24th Feb ALASDAIR ROBERTS & LANDLESS
Enthusiastic Eunuch presents ALASDAIR ROBERTS & LANDLESS _ Main Venue _ Enthusiastic Eunuch presents a double headline show with some of the finest voices in contemporary folk music Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & Dave McGuinness (Drag City) and Landless (Unaccompanied four-part harmony singing). — — — — — ALASDAIR ROBERTS http://www.alasdairroberts.com https://twitter.com/alirobertsmusic “What News is genuinely revelatory […]
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16

Tuesday 26th Feb LAURA GIBSON
ON SALE FRI 16th NOV, 10AM Aiken Promotions presents LAURA GIBSON plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Laura Gibson is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, born and raised in the small Oregon logging town of Coquille.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Wednesday 27th Feb GER STAUNTON
GER STAUNTON plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Ger Staunton brings his deadpan, West of Ireland humour to Whelan’s for this, his first ever Dublin solo show. Described as “One of the best comedy writers in Ireland” (The International Comedy Club)
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10 adv / €12 door

Thursday 28th Feb VALERAS
ON SALE FRI 23rd NOV, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents VALERAS plus support ^ Upstairs ^ TICKETS ON SALE FRI 23rd NOV, 9AM: €13 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-7pm M-F) – 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. […]
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13

Thursday 28th Feb SKIPPER’S ALLEY
Whelanslive.com presents SKIPPER’S ALLEY plus support _ Main Venue _ Skipper’s Alley are a 5-piece band whose dynamic take on traditional Irish music has garnered wide critical praise and featured on such diverse stages as The Late Late Show, Le Festival Interceltique de Lorient, and The Irish Embassy in Zambia.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12.50 adv / €15 door

Thursday 28th Feb BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, FREE ENTRY The Manuscript & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY