The Spooky Men’s Chorale



The Spooky Men’s Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving… as thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks. The manchoir emerged blinking-eyed from the Blue Mountains of NSW fifteen years ago and armed with no more than their impressively cavernous vocal chords, a nice line in deadpan, improbable facial hair and an ill-matched set of hats, have been gleefully wooing audiences throughout Australia, NZ and the UK ever since.

Renowned for a combination of Visigothic bravado, absurdist humour and eye-moistening tenderness, the Spookies, in middle age, are more masters of their territory than ever before, with five critically-acclaimed albums under their belt. For their 2017 UK tour, they will revisit their much loved b(l)ack-catalogue, forays into immense Georgian anthems, tender arrangements of traditional and contemporary classics, their own uniquely entertaining songs and choreography.

Their last UK tour saw a large number of sell-out concerts at major venues and a whole raft of ecstatic festival audience reactions. You must see them. Really, you must.

“Inspired – and a triumph of choreography! Catch them on the road – a fantastic night out is guaranteed!” Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

“High camp, epic folly – probably the best programming choice of the entire summer festival circuit’– The Irish Times

“Highly theatrical, they veer from weird to touching and back again. Grown up entertainment in the best, most infantile way. Don’t miss an opportunity to see them” – Daily Telegraph

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Tour Dates

08/07/2017Ely Folk FestivalELY
09/07/2017Ely CathedralELY
10/07/2017The ApexBURY-ST-EDMUNDS
11/07/2017Subscription RoomsSTROUD
12/07/2017St Davids HallCARDIFF
13/07/2017Philharmonic HallLIVERPOOL
14/07/2017Birmingham Town HallBIRMINGHAM
16/07/2017The MetBURY
19/07/2017La Belle AngeleEDINBURGH
21/07/2017Settle Victoria HallSETTLE
23/07/2017The ParamountPENISTONE
25/07/2017Salisbury Arts CentreSALISBURY
26/07/2017Colston HallBRISTOL
27/07/2017The Stables TheatreWAVENDON
28/07/2017Warwick Folk FestivalWARWICK
01/08/2017Theatre RoyalMARGATE
03/08/2017Kings PlaceLONDON
04/08/2017Wickham FestivalWICKHAM
05/08/2017Sidmouth FolkWeekSIDMOUTH
26/08/2017Towersey FestivalTHAME
30/08/2017Dorchester Corn ExchangeDORCHESTER
31/08/2017Royal Hippodrome TheatreEASTBOURNE