I know the January blues are hitting many people hard but for anyone with a spare fiver and the enthusiasm to leave the house tonight AND will be in Dublin I recommend popping in to Whelan's for their Ones To Watch 2011 show.
The gig/mini-festival begins tonight (Thursday 13th January) and continues through until the end of Saturday night. Tickets are €5 per night or €10 for the three.
Approximate Stage Times according to the Whelan's site :
THURSDAY JAN 13TH (Doors 7.30PM)
MAIN ROOMThread Pulls (10.55)Great Lakes Mystery (10.00)Cloud Castle Lake (9.05)Hunter-Gatherer (8.10)
UPSTAIRSToby Kaar (10.25)Catscars (9.30)Datadrip (8.40)Guilty Optics (cancelled)
FRIDAY JANUARY 14TH
MAIN ROOM (Doors 7.30pm)Squarehead (10.55)Shouting At Planes (10.00)Miracle Bell (9.05)Grand Pocket Orchestra (8.10)
UPSTAIRS (Doors 11.30pm)Alarmist (1.45am)Strait Laces (1.00am)Hired Hands (12.15am)Lost Chord (11.30pm)
SATURDAY JANUARY 15TH(times to follow)
MAIN ROOM (DOORS 7.30pm)Heroes In HidingThe Danger IsCasanova Wave
UPSTAIRS (DOORS 7.30PM)No Monster ClubBill ColemanOne more tbc
THE VILLAGE (DOORS 7.30PM)Planet ParadeThis Club (Hoarsebox)Cashier No 9one more tbc