Hayley and the Pirate Queens
940 Bonisteel Rd Trenton ON
Hayley and the Pirate Queens have carved out a unique place in the alt-roots landscape.
Their songs, craftsmanship and live performance conjure up the joyful beauty and struggles
of everyday people from all walks of life.
The band are just mixing their debut album of original material. They completed a successful
summer tour of Northern Ontario and were rapturously received at Toronto’s legendary
The music captures the life and times of women trying to survive and triumph through
difficult days with wit and candour. Their music embodies the DIY spirit of punk with the
knowing wisdom and defiance of the best story-tellers.
Hayley Austin, a native of Portsmouth England, has been writing and refining her songs for
many years now. She has joined forces with bassist Tim Hadley and drummer Nathan
Mahaffy to form this extraordinary ensemble.