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Paddy’s Day Week

Wed 14th Paddy Hannans Burswood at 9pm. Saturday 17th Moon & Sixpence in Perth city 12pm, then Fenians Pub at 4pm. Sunday 18th Paddy Hannans at 12:30pm. Plenty of choices – hope to see you at least one of them.


Melbourne Tour 2010

RENOWNED for their rowdy folk-rock, Perth’s Shanks Pony gallop into Melbourne from November 19 to 21 for its second interstate tour in two years. Distinctively Australian with colonial roots, the four-piece has been described as “an Australian version of The Pogues” with their energetic approach to their music. Shanks Pony’s return to the east follows […]


Too Rowdy: Pub closes!

RENOWNED for their rowdiness, Shanks Pony put on a show recently at Dunsborough Tavern and were told to shut it’s doors by local police. The venue was told that it did not have enough security available to cater for the crowds and that it had to close the doors, but were allowed to keep the […]


St Patrick’s Day Breakfast

St Patrick’s Day Breakfast @ The Shed with Father Ted Reviewed by Pauline Harrison The Irish Scene WA What a great way to start off St. Patrick’s Day – a hearty breakfast with a bit of comedy thrown in.  We arrived nice and early at The Shed to find the first band of the day, […]


Melbourne Tour 2008

RENOWNED for their rowdy folk-rock, Perth’s Shanks Pony canter into Melbourne from April 17 to 19 for its first interstate tour. Distinctively Australian with Celtic roots, the four-piece has been described as “an Australian version of The Pogues” and recently headlined WA’s 2008 Nannup Music Festival. Shanks Pony’s sojourn to the east follows 18 months […]


City Muster at Fenians

The 2008 Perth City Muster was held on Saturday 23rd at Claremont showgrounds, with the recommended accommodation at a hotel nearby Fenians.  A free shuttle bus service was provided by that hotel to and from the venue, so there were quite a few chequered shirts and cowboy hats roaming throughout the pub later on in […]


Shanks Pony on Facebook

Shanks Pony now have their own group page on Facebook. If you use Facebook frequently, make sure you become a fan of Shanks Pony. Try the usual search function or alternatively, try this link: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shanks-Pony/14823665229

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