The Dead Maggies are self managed, organised and arranged. We are a bit rubbish at updating our website sofor the latest news please check / // /UPCOMING GIGS include National Folk Festival and St Albans Folk Festival. Theres a bunch more too but I cant remember them right now -GT / // /PAST GIGS include (but not limited to): KIAMA Folk by the Sea – Festival 21-23 September 2018

27th July 2018 – @ Bar Open, Fitzroy. with Whiskey Dram, The Stragglers and The Drunken Poachers

28th July 2018 – @ The Reverence, Footscray. with Quinton Trembath, The Dead Peasants & K-Mart Warriors


Sorry we got well slack at updating the website for a bit there… there a few past gigs missing from here…

HOBOFOPO 2017 IS ON! 5-8 Oct.


Our last gig before that is at the Willie Smiths Huon Valley Midwinter Festival on the 14th of July.


Fri 3rd – Royal Oak Hotel, Launceston. w. The Straggler (TAS) & BrodyGreg. 9pm. $10 or pay less if you’re poor
10-12th Fractangular Gathering. Playing as The Dark Orchestra late Friday Night. and playing in the Sunday arvo Folk Session presented by Folk Til Ya Punk Records. for more details
Sat 18th February. Big Dan’s Pub, Franklin. With The Stragglers (VIC) and The Dominic Francis Grief Ensemble. 9pm $donation entry$

10-12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC. with: Paul Kelly, Tex Perkins, The Waifs, Crooked Fiddle Band and a heap of great European gypsy-jazz-world-folk bands.

13-17 April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT.

——————You’ve recently missed us at:

Nov 2016 – Launch of ‘She’ – a fundraiser for SHE – Awesome success thanks all!

Nov 2016 – HOBOFO – Yep we made Tassies first ever folk punk festival!!! check it out.

August/Sept 2016

Chat con

28th August – Sidoarjo – JJ Skate Park
29th August – Malang – Rossi Musik
30th August – YogYakarta – Earth Cafe
31st August – Bandung – Universitas Pasundan
1st September – Jakarta – Pogo Attack

2nd September – Ho Chi Minh City – Saigon Rock Fan Club
3rd September – (HCMC) Saigon – Yoko Bar / Cafe
4th, 5th, 6th September – Mui Ne – Joe’s Cafe

23rd & 24th September – NSW – Kiama Folk By The Sea Festival
25th September – Newcastle – The SWAMP

7th October – Hobart – The Homestead
8th October – Launceston, Tamar Valley – OKTOBERFEST
12th November – Hobart – HOBOFOPO Folk Punk Festival! (with the Dark Orchestra)

June: The first ever incarnation of The Dead Maggies Dark Orchestra – our 11-piece folk punk spectacular, complete with guest narrator and projections at ‘Grimoire’ at The Brisbane Hotel. It was special.

April: At SOGFest – a complete success!

February: Fractangular Gathering

January: The Taste of Tasmania, Faux Mo & Illawarra Folk Festival (and an awesome gig with Dr Piffle & The Burlap Band, The Black Vat Trio and Lordy Lordy)

December… what happened in December can anyone remember? It must have been good…

November: With THE GO SET. And at the amazing launch of Folk ‘Til Ya Punk Records were we played with all 5 FTYP acts and 7 cabaret performers of incredible skill including the amazing globe-trotters Jenn O’Cide from Las Vegas and Samora Squid whose contortions featured in our Black Mary film clip… Then toured up to NSW & VIC to play with THE CROOKED FIDDLE BAND and many other amazing things…

October: we were making stuff

September: With the Crooked Fiddle Band, and sort of with The Smith Street Band & Andrew Jackson Jihad only not really ‘cos we were in the next room.

August: Some great pub gigs

July: Festival of Voices, Huon Valley Mid-Winter Feast

June: Live shows on board Tall Ship SV Rhona H sailing past the lights of Dark MOFO

May: 19th Century music video filming followed by free gig in Franklin

April: ‘Folk till you Punk’ Tour of eastern Australia

March: The Famous Spiegeltent (Ten Days Festival)

February: Fractangular Gathering, Mona MoMa, O-Week

January 2015: Taste of Tasmania, The Homestead, The Brisbane, etc

December 2014: The Falls Festival (2 sets)

August/Sept 2014: Europe (15 gigs in 17 days through UK, Fra, Ger, Bel, Cze)

Winter 2014: Tassie Pub shows and Dark Mofo

Autumn 2014: NSW/ACT touring with so many great bands
For more info on many gigs see the fliers below:

summer 2016 festivals copy

wellhanged themusic copy

tour poster lowres NOT FOR PRINTING

rhona flier
TDM April2015 Tour

tasfests201415digital lowres


colour poster europe




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vandemonic tales poster