Pioneers of Irish punk rock, The Mahones, have released their anticipated  greatest hits compilation, The Very Best: 25 Years Of Irish Punk today with Sailor’s Grave Records. The album features new, re-recorded versions of the band’s most popular songs spanning their celebrated 25+ year career. Today, fans can purchase one of the greatest collections of Irish punk rock at iTunes and
The Mahones also have partnered with to stream the record in its entirety. Listen now at
Formed on St. Patrick’s Day in 1990 in Kingston, ON by Irish born McConnell, The Mahones have become an institution of Irish punk rock for the last 25 years. Their list of accolades and achievements during that time is nearly endless, from having their track “Paint The Town Red” featured in a pivotal part of Academy Award winning film “The Fighter” to being awarded Celtic Rock Album of the Year by (Ireland) for their 2014 record The Hunger & The Fight..
The Mahones are comprised of McConnell (lead vocals/guitar/mandolin), Katie Kaboom (accordion/keyboards/mandolin/vocals), Sean Winter (banjo/mandolin/harmonica/vocals), Sean “Riot” Ryan (bass guitar/vocals), Michael O’Grady (accordion/tin whistle/guitar/vocals) and Scruffy Wallace (bagpipes/tin whistle/guitar/vocals) who has re-joined the band after spending 2003-2015 with Dropkick Murphys and rounds out the group. Together, the band is revisiting and re-recording some of their most beloved songs from the last two decades and half for 25 Years of Irish Punk!
The Mahones – Tour Dates:
July 10 – Colorado Irish Festival – Littleton, CO USA
July 30 – George Street Festival – St. John, NF Canada
Aug 13 – Fergus Highland Games – Fergus, ON Canada
Sept 10 – Fort Henry Celtic Festival – Kingston, ON Canada
Sept 23 – Get Shamrocked Festival – Murrieta, CA USA
Oct 14 – Joiners – Southhampton, England
Oct 15 – Queens Hall – Nuneaton, England
Oct 16 – Sound Control – Manchester, England
Oct 17 – Cathouse – Glasgow, Scotland
Oct 18 – Boston Music Rooms – London, England
Oct 20 – Bugerweeshuis – Deventer, Netherlands
Oct 21 – Ex-Haus – Trier, Germany
Oct 22 – MTC – Cologne, Germany
Oct 23 – Musik & Frieden – Berlin, Germany
Oct 25 – Derur Kert – Budapest, Hungary
Oct 26 – Arena – VIenna, Austria
Oct 27 – Dynamo – Zurich, Switzerland
Oct 28 – Raindogs House – Savona, Italy
Oct 29 – Dublin House – San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy
Oct 30 – Swamp Club – Massa, Italy
Oct 31 – Centrale Rock Club – Erba, Italy
UK SUBS (w. Finny McConnell as guest guitarist)
Sept 01 – Barrie, ON Canada
Sept 02 – Festival – Rouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Sept 03 – Coop Katacombes – Montreal, QC Canada
Sept 04 – L’Anti, Quebec – QC Canada
Sept 05 – The Mansion – Kingston, ON Canada
Sept 06 – Salle des 4 BarllsSaguenay – QC Canada
Sept 07 – Drummondville – QC Canada
Sept 08 – House of Targ – Ottawa, ON Canada
Sept 09 – Call The Office – London, ON Canada
Sept 10 – Hard Luck Bar – Toronto, ON Canada
Sept 11 – Absinthe, Hamilton – ON Canada
More date to be announced soon!
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