Seasoned punks Lagwagon are heading to Torquay this year for the first time

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Seasoned punks Lagwagon are heading to Torquay this year for the first time

Photo by Ilkay Karakurt

The legendary U.S punk rockers are heading back to Australia & New Zealand this October/November for a special ‘BY REQUEST TOUR’.

Known for their energetic performances, the legendary Californian punk rockers Lagwagon are coming back to Australia and New Zealand this year with their By Request Tour.

Kicking off in October in Wellington, the band will hit up stages in Auckland, Brisbane, Torquay, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney with the last show in Hobart in November. Locally, the US punks will be heading to the Torquay Hotel for the very first time on October 28th.

Lagwagon By Request Tour 2023

  • 24 Oct – Wellington at San Fran
  • 25 Oct – Auckland at Galatos
  • 27 Oct – Brisbane at The Princess Theatre, Brisbane
  • 28 Oct – Torquay at Torquay Hotel
  • 29 Oct – Melbourne at The Croxton Bandroom
  • 1 Nov – Canberra at The Basement
  • 3 Nov – Sydney at Manning Bar
  • 4 Nov – Sydney at ”SCHOONER OR LATER” Harbour Cruise
  • 5 Nov – Hobart at Hobart Uni Bar

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This tour will see the band requesting ‘By Request Tour’ inviting fans to choose their favourite Lagwagon songs and curate the band’s setlist for this tour. The show promises to be an exceptional experience for fans who can dig deep into the band’s extensive catalogue of songs including hits ‘May 16’, ‘Violins’ and ‘E-Dagger’.

Fans can submit their favourite Lagwagon songs now until Friday 1st September! Make your request here.

The most popular songs, determined by the fans, will be performed at each particular show that fans vote for, so prepare yourself for Lagwagon’s raw and unapologetic punk rock power.


Lagwagon hold a special place in the history of punk. While they were caught up in the skate-punk era of Fat Wreck Chords and Blink 182, their irreverence was always matched with intelligence, addressing themes such as aging, loss and betrayal with a curious wit.

The band released their debut album, Duh, in 1992 – an album considered to be among the most influential punk rock albums of the ’90s.

Get your tickets to the Torquay Hotel show here