If you're on the lookout for a new favourite band or artist to follow in 2020, there's a festival that'll be right up your street taking place next week.
The Whelan's Ones to Watch festival is an annual showcase of upcoming acts that takes place at the well-known Dublin venue. It's a great way to get a taster of what's happening on the Irish music scene at the moment, with over 60 acts taking part.
This year's festival takes place from January 15th - 19th and the first names have been announced.
LA DI DA
STRANGE NEW PLACES
PIXIE CUT RHYTHM ORCHESTRA
LOST IN YOUR MIND
DYLAN E. CRAMPTON
Tickets are a very reasonable €6 per day, or €12 for the entire festival, and on sale now from whelanslive.com. Not only that, but you'll get a free pint of Hop House 13 with your ticket.