Whelan’s annual Ones To Watch festival takes place from Thursday to Sunday this week featuring a huge list of promising upcoming Irish bands. State.ie will be presenting their Faces of 2016 bands as part of the lineup (as denoted by an [s] below).
Tickets for it are €5 per day or €10 for all 4 days with a free drink included. More bands are to be announced but here’s the lineup thus far.
– THUR 14th
– FRI 15th
– SAT 16th
– SUN 17thState.ie Faces of 2016
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