list of gigs

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Woh the gigs are coming thick and fast over the next couple of month and May in particular is shaping up to be packed to the gills. Without further a do some class up coming gigs.

Menomena February 29 The sugar club
Menomena are an experimental rock band from Portland, Oregon, made up of Brent Knopf on guitar, keyboards, glockenspiel; Justin Harris on bass, guitar, baritone sax and alto sax; and Danny Seim on percussion. All members of the band share singing duties.

Menomena - Rotten Hell

Ballroom #74: Kling Klang (Rock Action) Friday, 28 March in the Lower deck.
Kling Klang are a five piece kraut-punk band from Liverpool, consisting of four synth players and a drummer.Formed in mid 1999, as a 3 piece using only cheap synths and old drum machines, in 2001 they became a 5-piece outfit
click herehere to see there video for there awesome tune Heavydale
been dieing to see theses guys live so im mega physed about this and its in the lower deck too happy days.

The Ex. play Whelans on 24 April.

The Ex is an anarchist band from the netherlands. They formed in 1979 at the height of the original punk explosion and have released nearly twenty full length albums since, making them one of the longest-lived and most influential punk bands (along with The Fall) still in existence. They are known and respected worldwide for their longevity, their explosive, energetic live shows and their political edge.

Foggy Notions Presents: Deerhunter Thursday, 08 May Whelans
Deerhunter began in 2001 with the ambition of fusing the lulling hypnotic states induced by ambient and minimalist music with the klang and propulsion of garage rock.Their live performances almost always leave audiences polarized, and have been referred to by Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs in NME as bordering on "a religious experience."

Deerhunter "Lake Somerset"

Foggy Notions Presents: Health Friday, 09 May Whelans
HEALTH are an American noise rock band from Los Angeles, California. HEALTH have been described as having "artfully crafted noise and raw synth, haunting monotone vocals, and drum skills that are borderline insane

Health - "Heaven"

Foggy Notions Presents: Man Man Sunday, 11 May Whelans
Based out of Philadelphia, PA, Man Man is an experimental indie band that incorporates Eastern European and circus-esque styles in their music, creating a unique sound. The band consists of Honus Honus (lead vocals, piano, organ, persussion), Pow Pow (drums and other various percussions), Cougar (trumpet, guitar, percussion), Sergei Sogay (bass, synths, percussion), and Chang Wang(sax, percussion).

Their style has been compared to a mixture of Tom Waits, Frank Zappa, and Captain Beefheart. Man Man is known for their distinctive live shows where the members of the band dress in white tennis outfits and don war paint. During their sets the band does not take breaks between songs in order to keep a constant energy level

Man Man - Feathers and Engrish Bwudd (Live)

Yeasayer Tue 13 May Whelans
Yeasayer (pronounced "yay-sayer") takes place in the future, somewhere in the Middle East where citizens wear turquoise robes, live in crystal towers, and overindulge on Peter Gabriel albums.

Yeasayer- 2080

Marnie Stern 16th May new upstairs room in Whelans
released one of my favorite albums of last year shes just amazing and very easy on the eyes.

Marnie Stern "Every Single Line Means Something"

XIU XIU have confirmed for Whelans 22nd May.
Xiu Xiu (pronounced "shew shew") is an experimental band originally from San Jose, California and currently based in Oakland, California. The band is named after the main character of the 1998 Chinese film Tian yu (a.k.a. Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl 天浴).

Xiu Xiu was first formed in 2000 and is the main project of singer-songwriter Jamie Stewart, who records with friends on his home computer and has been touring with his cousin, Caralee McElroy, since 2003. Past members include Cory McCulloch, Lauren Andrews and Yvonne Chen. Some, including McCulloch, have played in previous bands with Stewart such as Ten in the Swear Jar and IBOPA.

AIDS Wolf play dublin on the 21 May with support from Bats
A noisy experimental band with "improv tendencies," AIDS Wolf are good friends with the The Unicorns, Wolf Parade, and others in the Montreal indie scene, but their chaotic sound has much more to do with Whitehouse and An Albatross, two bands they've shared the stage with.

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