Spooky Men's Chorale

Spooky Men's Chorale

Thursday 28 July 2022

Times: 7.30pm

Prices: £26.50, U25s £14, U16s £8.50. Prices include £1.50 booking fee

Venue: The Apex

Booking information


Thursday 28 July 2022, 7.30pm


This event is promoted by The Apex

Event details

As thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks, the Spooky Men’s Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving.

They emerged blithering and blinking-eyed from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales in 2001, and armed with no more than their voices, a nice line in deadpan and an ill-matched set of hats, have been gleefully disturbing audiences everywhere since.

Formed by NZ-born spookmeister Stephen Taberner, the Spooky Men soon attracted attention with a judicious combination of Georgian table songs, pindrop beautiful ballads, highly inappropriate covers, and a swag of original songs which seek to both celebrate the “boof” and mock it.

The Spooky Men's CV includes eight tours of the UK, six CDs, sell-out shows and festival appearances too numerous to mention. Faced with a mid-life crisis, they chose not to become a tribute band to themselves, but instead find ever fresher, deeper, more ludicrous perspectives, such as those found in their latest album 'Welcome to the second half'.

Always renowned for a combination of Visigothic bravado, absurdist humour and eye-moistening tenderness, the Spookies in middle age, and fortified with a new generation of wunderkids, are more masters of their territory than ever before. They will delicately garnish their much-loved black-catalogue with new incursions into beauty and stupidity, somewhat like a chocolate muffin with bits of chocolate in it. 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

Visit the Spooky Men’s Chorale website

Starts: 7.30pm
Tickets: £26.50, U25s £14, U16s £8.50
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Prices include £1.50 booking fee

This event is promoted by The Apex.

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