The Mary Wallopers announce debut 2024 Australian headline tour

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The Mary Wallopers announce debut 2024 Australian headline tour

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Ireland's Punk Rebel Rousers are set to rock Australia with debut tour in May 2024.

Prepare for a dose of Irish punk rebellion as The Mary Wallopers gear up for their debut Australian tour in May 2024, promising an electrifying experience filled with moshing, Guinness, and infectious Irish folk tunes.

Hailing from Dundalk, this seven-piece band has been making waves across Europe, the USA, and the UK, and now they’re bringing their raucous live act Down Under with shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth.

The Mary Wallopers Australian Tour 2024

Wednesday 8 May – The Triffid | Brisbane, QLD
Friday 10 May – Metro Theatre | Sydney, NSW
Saturday 11 May – Northcote Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 15 May – The Gov | Adelaide, SA
Thursday 16 May – Astor Theatre | Perth, WA

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Fresh off a sold-out tour and riding high on the success of their critically acclaimed second album, Irish Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Mary Wallopers are set to unleash their energetic and floor-shaking performances on Australian audiences.

The band, formed by multi-instrumentalist Charles Hendy, his brother Andrew, and friend Sean McKenna, quickly rose to fame during lockdown with their livestreams and emerged as a full seven-piece ensemble, including members Seamas Hyland, Finian O’Connor, Roisin Barrett, and Ken Mooney.

Their new album has been praised for revitalizing Irish trad for a new generation, offering rowdy reinterpretations of traditional ballads that cover themes of sex, devilry, and, of course, drink. Irish Rock ‘n’ Roll captures the chaos, humour, and excitement of The Mary Wallopers’ live shows, showcasing both their dark Irish punk folk and the emotional depth of traditional ballads passed down through generations.

Tickets go on sale Friday 1 December. Frontier Members can grab their tickets early with a presale starting on Thursday 30 November. Visit for details.