- 03 Jun 21
Tickets for the headline show go on sale tomorrow.
Following the success of their live-streamed gigs over lockdown, The Mary Wallopers have announced their biggest gig yet – a headline show at Vicar Street, Dublin on Friday, December 10.
Made up of brothers Andrew and Charles Hendy, as well as Sean McKenna, the Dundalk ballad group have rapidly established themselves as a captivating force in Irish music – with their trademark combination of charm, irreverence, staggering talent and a fiercely DIY ethos.
Over lockdown, their live-streamed gigs from the Hendys' home in Dundalk helped them to build up a major online fanbase – following appearances on the Tommy Tiernan Show, and the Fontaines D.C.-curated Rock Against Homelessness night at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin in 2020. In 2019, they released their acclaimed debut EP, A Mouthful of The Mary Wallopers.
The Mary Wallopers were also recently involved in Breaking The Silence – a live-streamed event from the National Concert Hall, featuring words and music in response to the legacy of Ireland's Mother and Baby Home Institutions.
For their upcoming Vicar St headliner, the trio have promised "lots of stout" and "lots of tunes" – as well as teasing "a bit of aul crowd surfin..."
Tickets for The Mary Wallopers' Vicar Street headliner go on sale tomorrow, June 4, at 10am.