Upstairs at Dolans hosts many national and International breakthrough musical acts. It is also very popular for acoustic gigs and sessions. The Coronas, Jape, Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan, Gemma Hayes, Des Bishop, Paddy Casey,Duke Special, Sharon Shannon and Declan O'Rourke have all played here.
Upstairs at Dolans is also home to Limerick Jazz Society
Dolan's Upstairs venue has a private terrace smoking area and bar. It is very popular for private parties and events.