Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Fri 7 Jul 2017,
Part of the IAO Musical Festival 2018
Part of the IAO Music Festival 2018
It is not possible to state when the existence of the Spooky Men first came to light. Early settlers in the Australian Blue Mountains reported attacks on livestock and evidence of scats and the occasional pawprint. It is only in recent years that sceptics have been disabused of the notion that the Spooky Men’s Chorale is the stuff of fanciful legend.
The Spooky Men’s Chorale is a vast, rumbling, steam powered and black clad behemoth, seemingly accidentally capable of rendering audiences moist eyed with mute appreciation or haplessly gurgling with merriment. Based on the twin pillars of grand foolishness and the quest for the perfect subwoofer-rattling boofchord, the Spooky Men seek to commentate on the absurdity and grandeur of the modern male armed only with their voices, a sly collection of hats and facial hair, and a twinkle in the eye.
Support from new Oxford-based vocal group The Rivers.
Doors open at 7pm. Box office at the Sheldonian will open at 2pm.