Hermitage Green – Whelans On Sale Dec 18
Friday 1st Jun
MCD.ie presents two nights with HERMITAGE GREEN plus support THUR 31st MAY, FRI 1st & SAT 2nd JUN _ Main Venue _ Tickets €26 inclusive incl booking fee go on sale Monday 18th December 9am from Ticketmaster. Hailing from Limerick, Ireland, Hermitage Green have made a large impact in a short period of time.
Doors: 7:30pm Tickets: SOLD OUT

Friday 1st Jun
THE CITIZEN
THE CITIZEN [KEN O’DUFFY / SAVILLE] plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Ken O’Duffy, performing under the moniker ‘The Citizen’, plays his first headline solo gig upstairs at Whelans on Friday June 1st, 2018. Ken has played in various bands since the mid-1980s.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10
The Midnight Hour 2017

MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ MINUS TEN THOUSAND HOURS
MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents MINUS TEN THOUSAND HOURS & EMPATHY Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, Sign up for GUEST LIST Whelanslive.com & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY*

HERMITAGE GREEN
EXTRA DATE ADDED DUE TO DEMAND TICKETS ON SALE WED 18th APR, 9AM MCD.ie presents three nights with HERMITAGE GREEN plus support THUR 31st MAY, FRI 1st & SAT 2nd JUN _ Main Venue _ Tickets €26 inclusive incl booking fee go on sale Monday 18th December 9am from Ticketmaster. Hailing from Limerick, Ireland, Hermitage Green have made a large impact […]
Doors: 7:30pm Tickets: €26

The Midnight Hour 2017
Saturday 2nd Jun
MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ MEAT CLOWN + UNIT 1
MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents MEAT CLOWN + UNIT 1 Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight. Doors: 11:45pm, Sign up for GUEST LIST Whelanslive.com & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
Doors: 11:30pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY*

Sunday 3rd Jun
LIVE FROM THE WINDOW w/ THE DUBLIN BLUES CARTEL
Whelanslive.com presents THE DUBLIN BLUES CARTEL – PLAY THE FRONT BAR – 10:30pm – FREE ENTRY Dublin Blues Cartel formed a year and half ago, after a long association. They began playing every Monday in the Leeson Lounge, playing mostly a version of New Orleans R’n’B with a classic rock twist, sandwiched with swing, Rock’n’Roll, […]
Doors: 10:30pm in Whelan’s Bar Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Sunday 3rd Jun
CATHAL FLAHERTY
CATHAL FLAHERTY plus support ^ Upstairs ^ 25 year old Kerry Singer Songwriter Cathal Flaherty is delighted to return to Whelans, Dublin to celebrate the launch of his brand new EP. His debut release ‘A Thousand Miles’ released last December
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13
Interskalactic – Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com

Sunday 3rd Jun
INTERSKALACTIC plus support _ Main Venue _ Hailed as “the future of ska in Ireland” (Ryan Tubridy, The Late Late Show), Interskalactic have firmly marked their place as a truly unique favourite on the Irish live music scene.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10
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Monday 4th Jun
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

Wednesday 6th Jun
MIK PYRO (Single Launch)
MIK PYRO “VERY STRANGE” Single Launch plus support HAIKU _ Main Venue _ Mik Pyro releases his debut solo single ‘Very Strange’ on June 5th with a launch gig in Whelan’s on June 6th. Playing tracks from him his upcoming debut solo album and hits from the Republic Of Loose back catalogue.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16

Thursday 7th Jun
LOMA
Aiken Promotions presents LOMA plus support ADAM TORRES ^ Upstairs ^ LOMA have today announced a date for Whelans this summer in support of their self-titled debut album set for release on February 16th.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15
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Thursday 7th Jun
LEVEL HEADS
LEVEL HEADS ‘City Life’ Single Launch plus support _ Main Venue _ You are cordially invited to come celebrate the launch of our brand new single ‘City Life’ in the main venue in Whelan’s on Thursday 7th June. Dress to impress, it’s going to be quite the swanky session 🍸
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8 adv / €10 door

Friday 8th Jun
I DRAW SLOW
I DRAW SLOW plus support _ Main Venue _ Dublin roots band I Draw Slow have been consistently selling out venues and releasing their records to critical acclaim in Ireland for the last 10 years. It’s been five years since the 5 piece band made their debut US appearance in Nashville, following release of their […]
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Friday 8th Jun
STORYFOLD
WITH TICKETS VIA EVENTBRITE.IE STORYFOLD plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Reuniting for their first live gig in three years, hear Storyfold play songs from their Top 10 Irish albums, Rocket Science and It’s Later Than You Think in the intimate surrounds of Whelan’s Upstairs.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY w/ TICKET
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Saturday 9th Jun
GIANT SAND
ON SALE FRI 13th APR, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents GIANT SAND RETURNS TO VALLEY OF RAIN plus guests _ Main Venue _ Valley of Rain was Tucson’s Giant Sand’s debut album recorded in 1983, and eventually released by 1985. It included Howe Gelb on vocals, guitar and Winston Watson on drums for most of it
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €25
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Saturday 9th Jun
OH JOY plus support ^ Upstairs ^ To celebrate the release of our new EP ‘Good Grief’, Oh Joy are playing a headline show upstairs at Whelan’s Support tba. See you all there.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8 adv / €10 door

Sunday 10th Jun
LIVE FROM THE WINDOW w/ THE DUBLIN BLUES CARTEL
Whelanslive.com presents THE DUBLIN BLUES CARTEL – PLAY THE FRONT BAR – 10:30pm – FREE ENTRY Dublin Blues Cartel formed a year and half ago, after a long association. They began playing every Monday in the Leeson Lounge, playing mostly a version of New Orleans R’n’B with a classic rock twist, sandwiched with swing, Rock’n’Roll, […]
Doors: 10:30pm in Whelan’s Bar Tickets: NO COVER CHARGE

Sunday 10th Jun
THE MAGIC NUMBERS
Aiken Promotions presents THE MAGIC NUMBERS plus support MORRISSEY & MARSHALL _ Main Venue _ New Single: Sweet Divide – Out 23 February 2018 Announce New Album: Outsiders – Out 11 May 2018 I never wanted to be a part of anything, the cool kids at school, the pretend outlaws.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €20

Tuesday 12th Jun
DANNY BRYANT
Whelanslive.com presents DANNY BRYANT plus support – Whelan’s – Planet Rock Radio – “A British Blues Legend.” Joe Bonamassa – “A fantastic guitar player… able to take a Fender Stratocaster and really make it sing…” Walter Trout – “What sets him apart is his passion and feeling. Danny’s playing grabs you with its intensity and urgency.” Tuesday […]
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16

Tuesday 12th Jun
HUNKPAPA
HUNKPAPA plus support GENERAL FIASCO _ Main Venue _ After selling out every show they have played in their home city of Belfast, Alt Rock quartet Hunkpapa will be taking their live extravaganza across the UK/IRE in June 2018.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Wednesday 13th Jun
VANCOUVER SLEEP CLINIC
ON SALE TUE 8th MAY, 9AM MCD.ie presents VANCOUVER SLEEP CLINIC plus support _ Main Venue _ The dreamy tunes of Australian singer/songwriter Vancouver Sleep Clinic are heading on tour to Dublin this summer.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €17.35

Thursday 14th Jun
SKYFEVER
SKYFEVER plus support ^ Upstairs ^ SUMMER OF STADIUM ROCK KICKS OFF WITH NEW SKYFEVER SINGLE – EP ‘REAR VIEW MIRROR’ & new single ‘SIGNS’ out Friday, 23rd March 2018
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13 adv / €15 door

Thursday 14th Jun
DAN ELLIOTT
DAN ELLIOTT plus support _ Main Venue _ Ahead of Dan Elliott’s Sold Out show in the upstairs venue on April 24th, we’re delighted to announce that he’ll be headlining Whelan’s main stage on Thur 14th Jun. Tickets on sale now from www.whelanslive.com.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Friday 15th Jun
GALWAY STREET CLUB
GALWAY STREET CLUB plus support _ Main Venue _ This June, Galway Street Club return to Ireland fresh off the back of the release of their first Album ‘Sovereign State of Madness’ and a successful tour through Germany.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8 adv / €10 door

Friday 15th Jun
LET’S SET SAIL & CARRIAGES
VIA EVENTBRITE.IE HOMEBEAT presents LET’S SET SAIL & CARRIAGES ^ Upstairs ^ Homebeat are delighted to present an evening of considered electronic folk from two label mates from their Homebeat Presents… imprint amongst the famous walls of Whelan’s (upstairs) on Friday June 15th.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €7.50 adv / €10 door

Saturday 16th Jun
MICHAEL MALARKEY
Aiken Promotions presents MICHAEL MALARKEY plus support GARETH DUNLOP _ Main Venue _ Tickets: €18.50 including booking fee | VIP options available from www.ticketmaster.ie | Tickets on sale Wednesday 20 December at 9am An accomplished actor, having starred as Enzo in The Vampire Diaries from 2013, Michael Malarkey’s first love was always music.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €18.50

Saturday 16th Jun
THE BONNEVILLES
Longshot Promotions presents THE BONNEVILLES plus support ^ Upstairs ^ The Bonnevilles tour the UK + IE in May/June on the back of their brilliant new album Dirty Photographs out now on Alive Records !! Catch them in Whelan’s upstairs on Sat 16th Jun.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €14

Sunday 17th Jun
THE FLAG LISTENERS
THE FLAG LISTENERS and other short stories plus support ^ Upstairs ^ The Flag Listeners are an exciting and innovative four-piece band from Limerick. On Saturday, 7th October 2017, they launched their long-awaited debut album, and other short stories, to a packed house in Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Tuesday 19th Jun
I ❤ NICK DRAKE
I ❤ NICK DRAKE featuring VERY SPECIAL GUESTS _ Main Venue _ On what would have been his 70th birthday, the I Heart Houseband will take to the Whelans mainstage with some very special guests to perform songs from Nick’s 3 seminal albums.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Tuesday 19th Jun
THE ELATION
THE ELATION plus support ^ Upstairs ^ The Elation bring their debut EP “Clickbait” to Whelan’s for the first time. Currently getting lots of radio with their singles XO and Catch, expect thumping pop music with lots of grooves and catchy hooks.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8

Thursday 21st Jun
MOON LOOKS ON
MOON LOOKS ON plus support _ Main Venue _ “Moon looks on” will launch the lead single from their forthcoming EP in Whelan’s on June 21st “Moon looks on” are a 7 piece band fronted by singer songwriter Stephen Gormley.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10 / €8 Student

Thursday 21st Jun
JAMIE HARRISON
JAMIE HARRISON plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Irish Singer/Songwriter and musician Jamie Harrison recently collaborated with British Grammy Award winning producer Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini) to produce several tracks for his anticipated debut album, each of which will each be released in the coming months.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Saturday 23rd Jun
GIRLS NAMES
ON SALE WED 28th MAR, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents GIRLS NAMES plus support _ Main Venue _ Belfast’s Girls Names announce date for Whelan’s this June. Tickets priced €16.00 go on sale this Wednesday 28th March at 9am through www.ticketmaster.ie & usual outlets nationwide.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16

Saturday 23rd Jun
LUKE CLERKIN
LUKE CLERKIN plus support JAMIE O’REILLY BRENNA CARROLL ^ Upstairs ^ Luke Clerkin is a singer songwriter from Dublin. In order to really hone his craft, Luke played over 250 gigs all over Ireland in the year of 2015. This included slots at Electric Picnic and Body & Soul.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8 adv / €10 door

Sunday 24th Jun
HÒ-RÒ
HÒ-RÒ plus support HOMESTEAD ^ Upstairs ^ BBC SCOTS TRAD AWARD ‘UP AND COMING ARTIST OF THE YEAR’ 2017 – SIX PIECE AWARD WINNING SCOTTISH FOLK BAND Hailing from the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Hò-rò have quickly become ones to watch on the Scottish music scene. Their unique energetic tune arrangements and vibrant stage presence […]
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Monday 25th Jun
BETH ROWLEY
ON SALE FRI 20th APR, 10AM Aiken Promotions presents BETH ROWLEY plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Ten years ago the singer-songwriter’s debut ‘Little Dreamer’ went top 10, garnered a Brit nomination and sales in excess of 100,000. A huge achievement by anyone’s standards but a tainted one for Rowley
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13

Tuesday 26th Jun
KATE VOEGELE + TYLER HILTON
Aiken Promotions presents KATE VOEGELE + TYLER HILTON plus support BRIAN MACKEY JABLONSKI _ Main Venue _ Following a string of sold-out shows, Kate Voegele & Tyler Hilton have announced their return to Dublin as they hit the road this June
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €20 / €70 VIP

Thursday 28th Jun
LAVENGRO + A GREAT QUIET
LAVENGRO + A GREAT QUIET ^ Upstairs ^ Derry pop-outfit Lavengro & Kildare duo ‘A Great Quiet’ join forces to tour Ireland this summer. Both acts are no strangers to selling out gigs across the country.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8

Saturday 30th Jun
DRIVELIGHT, FEUDS & KEY
Humanitarian Aid Convoy to Moldova charity night DRIVELIGHT FEUDS KEY ^ Upstairs ^ Humanitarian Aid Convoy to Orphaned Children in Moldova 2018 are bringing together a charity night of live music with some of Ireland’s upcoming bands, Drivelight: https://www.facebook.com/Drivelightmusic Feuds: https://www.facebook.com/feudstheband/ KEY: https://www.facebook.com/thebandkey/ Charity Number; 107831 On the 30th June 2018 An Post drivers Aidan Daly and Paul […]
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10