Malone will be anything but alone at Sing-Along-A-Gareth-Two at Grand Opera House

Gareth Malone: Time for a sing-song

SING up! Song sheets at the ready, choir master Gareth Malone is bringing his 2023 tour, Sing-Along-A-Gareth-Two, to the Grand Opera House, York, on Bonfire Night.

Tickets for his November 5 concert and further Yorkshire dates at Leeds City Varieties Music Hall on November 6 and Sheffield City Hall on November 19 go on sale tomorrow (24/3/2023) at 10am at; York,; Leeds, 0113 243 0808 or; Sheffield, 0114 256 5593 or

Malone, his band and singers will be on the road with his uplifting, joyous new show from November 2 to December 11.

“Following the barnstorming, whirlwind success of Sing-Along-A-Gareth in 2022, I‘m back, new and improved, with Sing-Along-A-Gareth-Two! Featuring a whole new list of classic tunes for you and your friends to sing your hearts out to. I’ll be up and down the nation warming your larynxes in a feel-good evening of fun that will leave you with a song in your heart.”

Playing piano, guitar and bass, Londoner Malone, 47, will “create songs on the spot and help the audience to write their own songs too, discovering hidden talents along the way, in a feel-good evening of upbeat fun tracks we all know and love, which everyone can easily sing along to”.

The song list will be available to download in advance for those wanting to practise. Whether you are coming with a choir, friends or solo, all are welcome to join Malone in this celebration of community and song.

Audiences will “get to enjoy a whole evening of new classic songs that Gareth will select to raise the roof of every theatre. Prepare your vocal cords for a night of pure joy that will uplift your spirits and bring everyone together through the power of song”.

Malone again naturally: Gareth is all smiles on his return to Sing-Along duties

Advance notice: Gareth Malone is assembling a new setlist for his 2023 tour. Songs may include:

9 to 5 – Dolly Parton

We Are The Champions – Queen

Losing My Religion – R.E.M.

Superstar – Jamelia

Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor

Take On Me – a-ha

Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival/Tina Turner

You Got A Friend – Carole King

I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons

Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Plus a few surprises, including a unique medley of party songs created by Malone.

The tour poster for Sing-Along-A-Gareth-Two

Gareth Malone: The back story

EDUCATERD at Bournemoth School, the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and Royal College of Music, London.

Malone’s achievements as choir master, presenter and populariser of choral music include three number one singles, two BAFTA awards and countless television shows over the past 15 years, such as The Choir and The Choir: Military Wives.

He was the pioneer of Great British Home Chorus, wherein thousands of people across the country sang with Malone from their kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms during the pandemic lockdowns.