The Waifs

  • Melbourne Zoo Announces 2016 Twilights Music Program
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    Melbourne Zoo Announces 2016 Twilights Music Program

    Melbourne Zoo has unveiled the long list of acts who will be performing as part of its series of Twilights concerts in 2016, including the likes of indie-pop outfit San Cisco, Perth rockers Birds Of Tokyo and roots outfit John Butler Trio. Other acts featured on the eclectic 2016 Melbourne Zoo Twilights program include Jebediah,

  • Twilight At Taronga 2016 Music Program Announced
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    Twilight At Taronga 2016 Music Program Announced

    Sydney’s 2016 Twilight At Taronga music program has been unveiled, with super-talented acts like Courtney Barnett, Josh Pyke, Birds Of Tokyo, John Butler Trio and The Waifs to perform near the homes of some super-cute Aussie animals. Other acts set to perform against Taronga Zoo’s harbour views next year include Missy Higgins, Björn Again, Violent

  • The Waifs – Beautiful You
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    The Waifs – Beautiful You

    If anything, The Waifs definitely deserve to win the prize for longevity. What started as a sister act in the pubs of Albany, WA before evolving into a band in 1992 is still kicking on more than two decades later. With its members peppered around the world, from Utah to California as well as back

  • The Waifs Announce New Album, National Tour Dates
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    The Waifs Announce New Album, National Tour Dates

    Beloved Australian folk rockers The Waifs will return in 2015 with their seventh LP, titled Beautiful You and to celebrate they’ve announced they will be touring nationally this September. Having undertaken over two decades of international touring throughout their illustrious careers, The Waifs have built a reputation of mesmerising live shows. This time round they’ll

  • The Waifs, Paul Dempsey Lead Inaugural Peninsula Picnic Lineup
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    The Waifs, Paul Dempsey Lead Inaugural Peninsula Picnic Lineup

    The Mornington Peninsula’s food, wine and music gathering The Peninsula Picnic will make its inaugural appearance in March 2015, with music provided by folk rockers The Waifs (pictured), Something For Kate frontman Paul Dempsey and more. Showcasing some of Australia’s best chefs and winemakers at the Mornington Racecourse, punters will enjoy sets from Aussie musos

  • The Waifs Announce Second National Tour For 2014
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    The Waifs Announce Second National Tour For 2014

    Having already successfully completed one Australia-wide tour in this year, folk rock trio The Waifs are back at it again with a huge run of dates. Through November and December The Waifs will play 13 gigs, including sets at Gorgeous Festival and Queenscliff Music Festival. Waifs guitarist and singer Vikki Thorn describes the band’s previous

  • 2014 Gorgeous Festival Lineup Announced
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    2014 Gorgeous Festival Lineup Announced

    The fittingly named Gorgeous Festival will return to South Australia’s McLaren Vale this year and has unveiled its stellar 2014 lineup, led by Australian roots music treasures Xavier Rudd, The Waifs and The Beautiful Girls. The two-time ARIA nominated Xavier Rudd has become one of the country’s most iconic voices since his debut 2002 album

  • Queenscliff Music Festival Lineup 2014
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    Queenscliff Music Festival Lineup 2014

    Queenscliff Music Festival 2014 has dropped the first lineup announcement for its 2014 gathering. In late spring, the coastal Victorian town will host ARIA-charting act The Jezabels, Victorian local Xavier Rudd, folk group The Waifs, Australian country music queen Kasey Chambers, alternative rock legends The Church, Tripod featuring Eddie Perfect, Grammy-nominated soul act Hiatus Kaiyote,

  • Tour Guide: The Waifs, British India, The Ape, Little Bastard
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    Tour Guide: The Waifs, British India, The Ape, Little Bastard

    Today’s Tour Guide brings exciting news for fans of Australian music, with a string of reunion shows set for The Waifs, some very special new dates announced by British India, two dates from Tex Perkins‘ The Ape to launch their new 12″ vinyl, and an extensive run for newcomers Little Bastard. See all of the

  • The Waifs – Still a Temptation
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    The Waifs – Still a Temptation

    It doesn’t get much more dreamlike than the unplanned success of The Waifs; three kids from regional Australia who turned an ad hoc decision to create music together while driving across the country in the early 1990’s into a platinum-record selling international folk band icon nineteen years later. ‘We never set out with any expectations

  • The Waifs – Enmore Theatre 26/02/11
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    The Waifs – Enmore Theatre 26/02/11

    It has been two years since The Waifs last touched down on our shores. They’ve now returned in support of their new album, Temptation. It is a calm and relaxing night at the Enmore Theatre. The show kicks off with Mama Kin supporting, a brother-sister folk duo with a backing drummer. Vocalist, Danielle Caruana is

  • The Waifs to tour Australia in 2011
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    The Waifs to tour Australia in 2011

    The Waifs created their career in music on stages in every city and country town around Australia. To mark the release of their sixth studio album, ‘Temptation’, they will tour the nation to many of their favourite old haunts.

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