Wednesday 31st Oct
OLD DOMINION
ON SALE FRI 9th MAR, 10AM Aiken Promotions presents OLD DOMINION THE HAPPY ENDINGS WORLD TOUR plus support _ Main Venue _ Following their very Special Guest appearance with Thomas Rhett in Belfast last November and ahead of performing at C2C in Dublin this weekend, OLD DOMINION have announced a headline
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €25.40

Thursday 1st Nov
MARTIN SEXTON
ON SALE THUR 12th APR, 9AM MCD.ie presents MARTIN SEXTON plus support _ Main Venue _ Tickets €28 Inc. booking fee go on sale Thursday April 12th at 9am from Ticketmaster “The real thing, people.” -Billboard
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €28

Thursday 1st Nov
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC plus support 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

Thursday 1st Nov
ONE HORSE PONY
ONE HORSE PONY ‘HOT ONE’ EP RELEASE TOUR plus support ^ Upstairs ^ From Ireland’s deep south prepare to fall further for the roots charms of One Horse Pony following release of their EP ‘Hot One’ on October 11.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Friday 2nd Nov
VULPYNES
ON SALE FRI 14th SEPT, 10AM MCD.ie presents VULPYNES plus support HUNTINGS & ROB WALSH ^ Upstairs ^ Don’t let looks deceive you, for a 2 piece band Vulpynes make noise. Expect a fusion of heavy and melodic hooks, snarling vocals and a visceral rhythm section.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 7:30pm Tickets: €12

Saturday 3rd Nov
STEPHANIE RAINEY
ON SALE FRI 13th JUL, 10AM MCD.ie presents STEPHANIE RAINEY plus support _ Main Venue _ Stephanie Rainey is the Irish singer songwriter who made the impossible happen. With no money, no manager, no contacts and no carefully calculated social media campaign, she created a music industry stampede of epidemic proportions.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16.35

Saturday 3rd Nov
NO MORE QUESTIONS
VIA EVENTBRITE.IE Neon Paint Night Featuring NO MORE QUESTIONS plus support ELKAE SONIF ^ Upstairs ^ Live Indie-electro upstairs in Whelan’s. Free UV keychain with each ticket. Neon paint will be available in the venue. FAQs What can I bring into the event? Anything that glows under a blacklight!!
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 adv / €8 door

Sunday 4th Nov
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 4th Nov
EOIN’S NIGHT FOR PIETA HOUSE
EOIN’S NIGHT FOR PIETA HOUSE featuring VERY SPECIAL GUESTS _ Main Venue _ A night to celebrate Eoin O’Brien’s life and mark his 30th birthday, he tragically lost his battle with depression at just 25years of age.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12.50

Monday 5th Nov
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 6th Nov
ANFI-FLAG, CANCER BATS & WORRIERS
ON SALE 20th JUL, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents ANFI-FLAG plus support CANCER BATS & WORRIERS _ Main Venue _ Pittsburgh political punk band Anti-Flag have just announced a UK/Euro tour this fall with Cancer Bats and Worriers, stopping off at Whelan’s, Dublin on November 6th .
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €20

Wednesday 7th Nov
I HEART JONI
I HEART JONI feat. very special guests _ Main Venue _ To celebrate Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday and her wonderful and unparalleled career in music, we’ve assembled some of the greatest female(and a couple of male) singer/songwriters around.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Thursday 8th Nov
CLARE SANDS + BAND
CLARE SANDS AND BAND plus support SON ^ Upstairs ^ Described by RTÉ Lyric FM as an ‘exceptional talent’ and HOTPRESS as ‘passionate and alluring’, Clare Sands is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter hailing from the vibrant musical city of Cork.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10 / €8

Thursday 8th Nov
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC plus support 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 9th Nov
RACHAEL LAVELLE
RACHAEL LAVELLE plus guests ^ Upstairs ^ Dublin singer and composer Rachael Lavelle returns to Whelan’s this November to perform her latest collection of songs from her forthcoming release, Reply All.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13

Saturday 10th Nov
DEER TICK
ON SALE FRI 1st JUN, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents DEER TICK plus support _ Main Venue _ Tickets €19.00 inclusive of booking fee – on sale Friday at 9am The best art often challenges widely held preconceptions about performance and beauty.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €19

Saturday 10th Nov
THE WOOD BURNING SAVAGES
Whelanslive.com presents THE WOOD BURNING SAVAGES plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Derry alt-punks The Wood Burning Savages are proud to announce a headline show Upstairs at Whelan’s on Saturday 10th November.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12

Sunday 11th Nov
SID GRIFFIN (THE LONG RYDERS)
Whelanslive.com presents in association with The Academy Plaza Hotel SID GRIFFIN (THE LONG RYDERS) plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Sid Griffin displays many chapeaux in his career as a multi-faceted musician, proud author, knowledgeable broadcaster and professional golfer. Or is that professional go-fer?
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16.50

Monday 12th Nov
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 13th Nov
BENE & CORMAC
BENE & CORMAC plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Benedict Morris and Cormac Crummey are two of the most anticipated young musicians on the traditional music scene. They make up a very talented fiddle and guitar duo and are releasing their debut duo album in the autumn of 2018.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12 / €10 Student

Tuesday 13th Nov
FOJA
FOJA _ Main Venue _ Foja are one of the most interesting bands on the Italian independent scene. Their sound is a vibrant mix of rock, pop, country and folk music with some catchy and original lyrics.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: FREE ENTRY

Wednesday 14th Nov
VINCI
VINCI plus support _ Main Venue _ Following their roaring success in Los Angeles, which saw them selected to perform at next years Oscar Wilde Awards, catching headlines in Billboard.com and The Hollywood Reporter, played across Los Angeles on the infamous KCRW
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10

Thursday 15th Nov
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC plus support 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

Thursday 15th Nov
STEVE BENNETT
STEVE BENNETT “Everything is F*cked” plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Irish Comedian of the Year Winner Steve Bennett is the happiest man on the planet. But he’s been worn down by the sheer poopiness of Earth and her people.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12/10 conc.

Friday 16th Nov
CUCO
Aiken Promotion presents CUCO plus support _ Main Venue _ Cuco is a 20-year old self-produced Chicano solo artist from Hawthorne, CA. Cuco, born Omar Banos, first began playing music at the age of 8 years old. Starting with guitar, moving on to learning bass, keys, drums, trumpet, french horn.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €17

Friday 16th Nov
FIELDS
FIELDS plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Irish alt-rock group FIELDS have announced their return to Dublin’s Whelan’s on Friday, November 16th. FIELDS will debut new material from their upcoming debut album, including the recently released single ‘Get Worse’ which came out last month.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12

Saturday 17th Nov
JOIN ME IN THE PINES
JOIN ME IN THE PINES plus support _ Main Venue _ Join me in the Pines have just released their new single and video for ‘Bad Blood’ on Decal Records. Solo Irish Summer dates announced and full band will play ‘Whelan’s, Dublin on Saturday 17 November Available on Spotify and itunes from 2 July
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16.50

Sunday 18th Nov
COLIN MURPHY
Lisa Richards presents COLIN MURPHY BALD AMBITION TOUR 2018 plus support _ Main Venue _ 25 years ago a young man had a dream and that dream was to perform. As an actor success came quickly with the National Youth Theatre and early TV appearances in Yorkshire Television’s Heartbeat
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €18.50 / €15 student

Monday 19th Nov
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 21st Nov
DANNY O’BRIEN: LOCK-IN
DANNY O’BRIEN LOCK-IN plus support _ Main Venue _ Award-winning Irish comedian Danny O’ Brien went to prison. Three times to perform. Once again by accident. He’s performed relentlessly worldwide and taken up a new religion through the medium of a hangry hangover. This is must-see stand-up show!
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Wednesday 21st Nov
FREE LOVE (AKA Happy Meals)
ON SALE FRI 14th SEPT, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents FREE LOVE (AKA Happy Meals) plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Free Love is the latest manifestation of Scottish duo Suzanne Rodden and Lewis Cook (AKA Happy Meals) – a continuation and progression of their utopian dance pop experiments released on Night School Records and Optimo
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Thursday 22nd Nov
KIRAN LEONARD
ON SALE FRI 6th JUL, 10AM Aiken Promotions presents KIRAN LEONARD plus support ^ Upstairs ^ STREAM LEAD SINGLE “PARALYSED FORCE” NOW Kiran Leonard has announced a brand new album Western Culture, released 19th October 2018 on Moshi Moshi.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15

Thursday 22nd Nov
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR
BIMM DUBLIN MIDNIGHT HOUR in association with O’HARA’S CRAFT BEERS presents TBC plus support 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 23rd Nov
AILBHE REDDY
MCD proudly presents AILBHE REDDY plus support _ Main Venue _ ‘Ailbhe Reddy stands head and shoulders above the folk mainstream’ – The Line of Best Fit ‘Haunting and breathtaking’ – Wonderland Magazine ‘Ailbhe Reddy’s realness…is staggering’ – Earmilk
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16.35

Friday 23rd Nov
AISLINN LOGAN
ON SALE FRI 17th AUG, 10AM MCD Proudly presents AISLINN LOGAN plus support ^ Upstairs ^ Aislinn Logan has that rare ability to meld disparate sounds into a cohesive whole that makes unlikely genre bedfellows a natural fit.

Saturday 24th Nov
PILLOW QUEENS
ON SALE THUR 20th SEPT, 9AM Aiken Promotions presents PILLOW QUEENS plus support _ Main Venue _ Having first come together in the autumn on the basketball courts of a Dublin city park, the four members of Pillow Queens soon realised that making music together would be an equally productive group activity.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €16

Sunday 25th Nov
ARI SHAFFIR
Aiken Promotions presents ARI SHAFFIR plus support _ Main Venue _ Comedian Ari Shaffir brings his stand-up show to Dublin this November. Stand-up comedian, podcaster and actor ARI SHAFFIR describes his comedy as a puppet show
Doors: 8pm Tickets: SOLD OUT

Sunday 25th Nov
PIP BLOM
Aiken Promotions presents PIP BLOM plus guests ^ Upstairs ^ Born to musical parents (her father’s post-punk outfit Eton Crop racked up five John Peel sessions in their time, while her mother joined them on tour as their sound engineer).
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €14

Tuesday 27th Nov
JESSE TERRY
MCD Proudly presents JESSE TERRY with special guest LEILA JANE ^ Upstairs ^ A true musical journeyman, New England-based singer/songwriter Jesse Terry has made it his mission to share his love of music fully and completely, without regard for shading his emotions or tempering his convictions.
Upstairs in Whelans Doors: 8pm Tickets: €14

Thursday 29th Nov
COLUMBIA MILLS
ON SALE WED 10th OCT, 10AM MCD proudly presents COLUMBIA MILLS plus support _ Main Venue _ Tickets €17.00 Inc. booking fee on sale Wednesday October 10th at 10am from Ticketmaster Columbia Mills ‘Close To You’ available on October 19th
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €17

Friday 30th Nov
JADE BIRD
ON SALE FRI 27th APR, 10AM MCD.ie presents JADE BIRD plus support _ Main Venue _ Something American is the debut of an impossibly confident artist and a distinctive new voice. With the powerful impact of a full album and the fine nuance of a novel, these five songs blend traditional country and vibrant pop.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €17.35

Friday 30th Nov
VISTAS
MCD proudly presents VISTAS plus support THE FELONIES FEUDS ^ Upstairs ^ Tickets €13 Inc. booking fee on sale Thursday August 2nd at 9am from Ticketmaster Vistas have burst onto Scotland’s music scene with hooky choruses and radio ready tunes.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €13