The Maggie Whackers is a band of punk folk celtic music. Learned mixture of traditional Celtic music (Scottish, Irish, Welsh and Breton) drawing its energy and its power from the punk rock, and punctuated by some touches of folk songs. The Maggies has already shared the scene with Les Ramoneurs de Menhirs, The Popes (ex The Pogues), Bodhaktan, Mask Ha Gazh, The Moorings, Daonet, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Steve Axel B, and they wait for you on many other scenes still.
It is at the end of the year 2009 when THE MAGGIE WHACKERS, arisen from the meeting between David and Lawryn in a well known pub of Nantes built up itself. After number of malted and hopped drinks the project to mix of the punk rock in the Celtic traditional music went to see the day …
Very fortunately, our two accomplices had in their relations of the friends and knowledge also having this idea trotting in the head but also this inexhaustible attraction for the beer, the whisky and many other adversities of the Celtic and Anglo-Saxon culture …
Maggies thus begins repeat them quietly, concerts begin at the beginning of the year 2011; followed by the recording of a 1st EP 5 titles in March of the same year. Certain members leave and others arrive, tones evolve and define themselves giving gradually a style to Maggies …
At the moment our directory is wide, adaptable and constantly evolving. It contains compositions, occasions and adaptations of traditional songs, with going tones of the folk ballad, songs of sailors, drinking song to sounds punk rock more aggressive. This mixture of tone gives to our music a unique dimension mixing melody, energy and power !
We do not wait more than you to make us play wherever you like, we shall answer present, always loans to make the public dance and spend nights of madness !!!