The Waifs Announce Massive 25th Anniversary Tour + New Studio Album ‘Ironbark’
Posted by Andrew Schizodeluxe on January 10 2017 11:38:55

Jarrah Records, Rhythms & The Music Present


With Special Guests
Tickets on sale 9am Friday January 13th. Head to for details

New Studio Album ‘Ironbark’

‘Ironbark’ will be available online and instore March 3, 2017

We can say with certainty they'll always be cherishedDouble J

Together, on a cool autumn night, they reminded us about the art of being joy-filled players and heartfelt storytellers…. There's always plenty to make you smile and dance, and excellent company to be had when the Waifs come home.” The West Australian

2017 marks 25 years of The Waifs! To celebrate and commemorate, the band will be hitting the road for a mammoth national tour, and are releasing their fourteen track studio album, ‘Ironbark’, along with 11 bonus tracks making a rousing collection of 25 songs, to celebrate 25 years. Recorded in true Waifs style in a make shift studio in the unfinished kitchen of Josh Cunningham’s rural retreat on the NSW South Coast across two weeks.

‘Ironbark’ is a double album made for their incredibly loyal and loving fan base, for those who have been there from the start, and for those who have become fans of the band along the way.

From this Tuesday January 10, The Waifs will be giving away free download bonus songs each week until the official album release on March 3rd. ‘Ironbark’ will be available for pre-order at a very discounted price from their website from Thurs February 12 and from various retail outlets for the first 25 days of release as a gesture of thanks to fans. There will also be amazing ticket and album bundles for all headline concerts available so head to for details.

You know all about The Waifs… meeting in Broome, West Australia, traveling around - that old tale has been told many times. So The Waifs want to hear your stories.
If their music has played a significant part in any event or time in your life they’d love to hear about it. 
Send them an email to; AND post them on their Facebook. The Waifs would like to share some of your stories onstage, play some songs and weave it all together and celebrate.

You can hear the first downloadable bonus song here: “Song That Soothes”
The Waifs fans are legendary in the industry for their loyalty and enthusiasm. It feels like we all grew up together.  We are now the band you can brings your parents and your kids to hear!  Your involvement in our career means everything to us. You are the very reason we are still playing music together 25 years on.”Vikki Thorn
Tickets on sale 9am Friday Jan 13th, from

‘Ironbark’ is instore and online  March 3rd.

Jarrah Records, Rhythms & The Music Present


With Special Guests

Thurs March 2            Perth Concert Hall                         Perth                           WA

Sat March 4                3 Oceans Winery                           Margaret River            WA

Sun March 5               Castelli Winery                               Denmark                     WA

Mon March 6              Quindanning Hotel                         Quindanning               WA

Thurs March 9            Fremantle Arts Centre                   Fremantle                    WA

Sat March 11               Womadelaide                                  Adelaide                     SA

Sun March 12              Port Fairy Folk Festival                 Port Fairy                    SA

Mon March 13            Port Fairy Folk Festival                  Port Fairy                     SA

Tues March 14            Eastbank Centre                             Shepparton                 VIC

Wed March 15            Albury Arts Centre                          Albury                         NSW

Thurs March 16           Canberra Theatre Centre              Canberra                     ACT

Sat March 18              Blue Mountains Folk Festival        Katoomba                   NSW

Sun March 19              Anitas Theatre                                Thirroul                       NSW

Sat March 25              The Odeon Theatre                         Hobart                         TAS

Sun March 26              The Don Centre                              Devonport                   TAS

Tues March 28            The Ulumbarra Theatre                   Bendigo                      VIC

Thurs March 30           Hamer Hall                                       Melbourne                  VIC

Sat April 1                   Enmore Theatre                                 Sydney                       NSW

Tues April 4                 Bangalow Hall                                    Bangalow                  NSW

Thurs April 6               The Tivoli Theatre                              Brisbane                   QLD

Sat April 8                   NightQuarter                                      Gold Coast                QLD

Sun April 9 Munro Martin Parklands                    Cairns                       QLD

Wed April 12               Araluen Arts Centre                           Alice Springs            NT

Thurs April 13            Darwin Entertainment Centre            Darwin                       NT

Sat April 15                 The Roebuck Bay Hotel                      Broome                    WA||