by / January 6th, 2014 /

Whelan’s Ones To Watch details, 25th anniversary video

As well as our Faces of 2014 run down, Whelan’s are also casting an eye over the Irish music scene’s prospects with their annual Ones To Watch festival this week. The first 20 bands announced are as follows, with another 30 or so to come:

Other Creatures
Liza Flume
Miriam Donohue
Conor Linnie
Paddy Hanna
Thieves
Val Normal
Overhead, The Albatross
Women’s Christmas
Sails
WOB
Me and My Dog
Otherkin
Color//Sound
Corner Boy
RudyTrixx
Tandem Felix (pictured)
My Tribe Your Tribe
Monsenior
Moxie
Floor Staff
Carriages
The Vincents
Gangs
The Academic
Wild Promises
Oh Boland
Moscow Metro
Amidships
Gigabyte
Plutonic Dust
Cove
Toy Soldier
Blades Club
Pockets
Fauve Chapman
Vann Music

The gigs run from Wednesday to Saturday, with day tickets €5 and a festival pass just €10 – including a pint of Carlsberg.

In addition the venue will be celebrating it’s 25th birthday this year, with plenty of special events planned.

Whelans 25 Years In The Making from Scope Media on Vimeo.