The Metal Face Villain returned to rock with us with a live drummer this time!

Dead Prez

It was bigger than hip hop alright on the night!

Floating Points vs Edan The Deejay

Amazing double header DJ event with two of the best on the ones & twos!

Jeru the Damaja

D.Original stormed into Dublin for this exclusive show on Irish shores. 20 years in the game - don't challenge his verbal gymnastics.

Mos Def

The Mighty Mos Def at the Wanted Festival

Q Tip Live

Q-Tip is the best right? This show was up there with the best of them and we had a ball at this show, great show indeed!

Horace Andy & Ashley Beedle

Along with Strut Records we proudly presented the Inspiration Information Irish tour featuring the legendary Horace Andy & Ashley Beedle!

Charles Bradley & The Extraordinaries

Fantastic double nighter from the Eagle of Soul himself who rocked a packed Sugar Club, now pass the peas!

Danny Brown

Hot Show! Debut Irish performance here from Mr Brown as part of his Old & Reckless Tour.

Madlib - J Rocc - Chali 2NA - Mochilla Crew

There was a lot of superstars on the stage this night. Part of This Is Wanted weekender we had the pleasure of hosting this fantastic show.

Ebo Taylor

The Ghanaian highlife legend brought a full band with him for what was one of the hottest shows of the year!

Jose James

Jose James brought his intoxicating blend of jazz, hip-hop, R&B, electronica, swag and band to the Sugar Club for this memorable performance

Tony Allen & Colours Afrobeat Foundation

This night was part of the Dublin City Soul Festival and seen the Afrobeat originator keep in time with Colours Afrobreat Foundation.

The Headhunters

The Headhunters live in the Sugar Club back in 2007. What a show this was!

Mati Klarwein Exhibition

Seven day exhibition and selection of Mati Klarweins most famous works in Filmbase in Dublin between the 14th and 21st October 2012.

DJ Krush

Rhythm Weekender 2012

A host of stars took stage outdoors in Meeting House Square Temple Bar and other venues around Dublin city for our Rhythm Weekender.

Lee Fields

Soul boy Lee Fields brought The Expressions over to Dublin for their first visit to the Sugar Club.

Shuggie Otis

Shuggie played 2 shows for us during December 2012, one in Whealans and one in Sugar club. Photos by James Murray / Stilpix.

Lonnie Liston Smith

The spiritual Jazz Prince blessed us with his presence on this memorable night alongside a very talented drummer!

Thundercat & Kutmah

Oooooooooo! What an incredible show and night this turned out to be, Thundercat absolutely killed it....


The eccentric dandy and electronic maestro of the Pacific coast destroyed Whelans with his monome, laptop and back up honey Musinah!

Gregory Porter

With a voice that can caress or confront, embrace or exhort, Gregory Porter brought his jazz standard to the Sugar Club in this magical show


One of the most anticipated shows we've put on. DOOM rocked the Button Factory on this memorable night back in 2012 - ALL CAPS!

Jneiro Jarel

Always forward thinking the Jimi Hendrix-esque musical journeyman Jneiro Jarel killed it this night. We are still talking about this one...

Biz Markie

Biz Markie came to Whelans one night, drank some Guinness, got on down and cut up doubles of Heatwave with his belly on the fader! 4 real..

Sly & Robbie

Slightly delayed show but we got there. Sly & Robbie joined by some special surprise guests for this cracking show in Whealans back in 2012.

Honest Jons Chop Up

Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Flea, HBE, Theo Parrish, Philip Cohran and special guests all on stage at once on this night! Heavy...

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

Funky! Sharon Jones brought the Dap Kings to town, got down in her heels and completely rocked the house!