Katie and Tyrone Noonan announce Australian tour to celebrate 20 years of George’s Polyserena this September/October

Two decades on and 'Polyserena' is still one of the best Australian debut albums ever released...

Can you believe it’s been 20 years since Brisbane rockers george gifted us their brilliant debut album Polyserena? Now the band’s powerhouse siblings, Katie and Tyrone Noonan, are set to join forces this September and October to perform the legendary album in full.

The Polyserena 20th Anniversary celebration will showcase the extraordinary talents of Katie and Tyrone Noonan and their band – Brandon Mamata on guitar, Steele Chabau on bass, with  Katie’s son Dexter Hurren on drums.

In the 20th year of our debut album Polyserena, it is very special to be back making music with my big bro Tyrone and my son Dexter. Our band started in the lounge room of my uni share house in early 1996 in Brisbane with 2 sets of siblings jamming together.  My bro had just returned from living in Europe and I had just started uni. I was 18 – so only a little older than Dexter is now.

This album was the soundtrack of me becoming a woman and trying to find my place in the world. It’s  funny how songs morph with time and they come to mean something different. That young Katie still has a lot to teach me and I look forward to singing her words on this special tour with my big bro and my first born son.


Katie & Tyrone Noone perform George’s ‘Polyserena’ 20th Anniversary Tour Dates

  • September 23, 2022, – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne VIC
  • October 7, 2022, – Anita’s Theatre, Wollongong NSW

General Public Tickets on sale Thursday July 7 @ 11am (AEST)

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george – Breathe In Now (Official Video)

George ‘Polyserena’ Celebration Australian Tour Onsale Info:

My Ticketmaster Presale – Wednesday 6 July @ 11am (AEST) until Thursday 7 July @ 10am (AEST)
Live Nation Members Presale – Wednesday 6 July @ 11am (AEST) until Thursday 7 July @ 10am (AEST)
General Public Onsale – Thursday 7 July @ 11am (AEST)

I’ve come to understand over time, that we were making healing music. It’s an honour to be able to present this body of work once again, especially to a new generation of music lovers who got to know our music through their older siblings or parents. As a longtime DJ and vinyl enthusiast, I am super excited that this album will now be available on double vinyl too.


Debuting at #1 on the ARIA charts in 2002, Polyserena launched george onto the national stage, earning them six ARIA nominations that year – including for Album Of The Year and Best Group – and winning them the award for Breakthrough Artist – Album. 

Polyserena also scored an amazing six songs in triple j’s annual Hottest 100 poll across three years with Bastard Son’, ‘Spawn’, ‘Run’, ‘Release’, ‘Breaking It Slowly’ and ‘Special Ones’ – the song that also earned george an ARIA nomination for Breakthrough Artist – Single and an APRA nomination for Song of the Year in 2001.

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When are Katie & Tyrone Noonan taking their George ‘Polyserena’ tour around Australia?

Katie Noonan and Tyrone Noonan will celebrate 20 years of George’s Polyserena around Australia throughout September and October 2022. Tickets are on sale via

  • Melbourne, VIC: Thursday 23 September – Melbourne Recital Centre
  • Wollongong NSW: Friday 7 October – Anita’s Theatre

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Katie Noonan and Tyrone Noonan will celebrate 20 years of George’s Polyserena with a tour around Australia in September and October. Tickets are on sale via

george – Special Ones (Official Video)