£12.00 / £10
and serious singing from this eccentric and musically accomplished
Australian male voice choir. In 2006, they stormed the
Towersey Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe singing folk, beautiful
Georgian harmonies, untraditional versions of pop classics, and maudlin
commentaries on being a bloke.
simply astounding and outstanding. I admire them immensely."
Genial buffonery and
immaculate, testosterone drenched vocals define the Spooky Men’s Chorale, a
ruthless bunch of larrikins based in the Blue Mountains of NSW, whose stated
ambition is to make women cry, small children afraid, and real estate salesmen
vaguely aware that somewhere, there is a world they’ve never experienced.
Their repertoire ranges from a version of ‘Satisfaction’ that would delight
but puzzle the ‘Rolling Stones’, to the hauntingly rich harmonies from
Georgia. Also included may be their own compositions such as ‘Don’t come
between a man and his Tools’ and ‘Vote the Bastards
the best programming choice of the entire summer festival
To sample their
sound and learn more about their unique combination of beards, belly laughs,
and sheer musicality, go to www.spookymen.com.
Supported by: The
Wolvercote Strollers who bring a rich mix of music from folk to popular
classics. The Wolvercote Strollers are a six piece Oxford band who have
played and sung together since 1996. They have wowed the Wolvercote summer
Festival with their lively and lovely sounds. Featuring some stunning
harmonies, these accomplished musicians offer an eclectic range of
contemporary music spanning folk, jazz, blues and
Box office: Tickets
at the Oxford
Playhouse 01865 305305
£12.00 / £10.00