The Waifs

Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

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A.B. Original and Flume emerge as frontrunner nominees of the 2017 AIR Awards

May 31, 2017

The 2017 AIR Awards have been announced this morning, as the countdown to one of the key events on the Australian music calendar officially kicks off. For the first time, the awards themselves move from Melbourne to Adelaide, taking place at the historic Queen’s Theatre on July 27th. The nominees are wide ranging this year, with […]

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Album Review: The Waifs – Ironbark (2017 LP)

March 22, 2017

To celebrate 25 years in the business, The Waifs have delivered their glorious eighth LP, Ironbark. They asked their fans what they wanted, and delivered a stunningly created 25 song album. All tracks were recorded at the Karl Marx beared guitarist, Josh Cunningham‘s quaint bushland house in rugged Moruya in New South Wales. Still very […]

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Falls Festival founder Simon Daly to bring new three-day music and arts festival to Weribee Mansion

June 1, 2016

Founder of Falls Festival has went and brought another three-day* festival into the Australian market, securing Melbourne’s Victorian era Weribee Mansion for The Lost Lands. Over the Melbourne Cup weekend (Oct 29 to 30*), this new all-ages festival will be driven by a local and international line-up of some very reliable bands and musicians, spread […]

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Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote & more nominated for APRA Song of the Year!

January 19, 2016

The 20 contenders for this year’s APRA Song of the Year accolade have been announced this week, with a diverse range of Australian songwriters being acknowledged for some great releases through 2015. There were thousands of votes taken in over the last month or so, with a mix of established artists and emerging frontrunners on […]

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Live Review: The Waifs + Mia Dyson – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (05.11.15)

November 6, 2015

It seems a curiously long time ago that “London Still” peaked at number 3 in the 2002 triple j Hottest 100. Not least because it’s so hard to imagine a song of similar sound getting anywhere near the top 10 these days, but also because The Waifs still feel so familiar – an integral part […]

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José González, Josh Pyke, John Butler Trio and more announced for Melbourne Zoo Twilights Series 2016

October 22, 2015

The lineup for the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series has been announced! The program for 2016 once again offers a diverse range of music with the likes of The Waifs, José González, Josh Pyke, John Butler Trio and more set to take the stage. Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series Lineup: Far From Folsom Featuring Tex Perkins and The Tennessee Four with […]

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Courtney Barnett, Violent Femmes, Missy Higgins, Birds of Tokyo and more top an impressive Twilight at Taronga Lineup for 2016

October 21, 2015

The lineup for the 2016 Twilight at Taronga Summer Concert Series has been announced! Having launched in 1996 and held at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, 2015 marks the event’s 20th anniversary. With an eclectic and solid lineup each year – alongside that killer view – Twilight has become an understandably anticipated event for many in Sydney […]

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Live Review: The Waifs – Perth Concert Hall (15.09.15)

September 20, 2015

Perth Concert Hall, normally home to the likes of Schubert and Beethoven, was transformed into Perth’s largest and grandest folk club on Tuesday night for the return of hometown favourites The Waifs as they continued the West Coast leg of their national tour in support of new record Beautiful You. There was wolf whistling, mass […]

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