{WIN TICKETS} ~ A group of fella singin’ a cappella!

Have you heard of the all male singing group Straight No Chaser (SNC)?  Well neither had No Excuses until only recently.  Call me old fashioned, but if the phrase “male a Capella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers and ties, while singing traditional college songs … you can think again.


Firstly, what exactly is singing a cappella?

Well, although a cappella is technically defined as singing without any instrumental accompaniment, some groups use their voices to mimic instruments; others are more traditional and focus on harmonising. A cappella styles range from gospel music to contemporary to barbershop quartets and choruses.

And as for Straight No Chaser (SNC) they are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced apparently, and as their original member Randy Stine comments, “We take the music very seriously; we just don’t take ourselves too seriously.” 

Of course, No Excuses hasn’t seen them yet, but will be next month when they embark on their The New Old Fashioned first ever Australian Tour.  

Tour Dates:

July 13        Perth, Australia at the Astor Theater

July 15        Brisbane, Australia at The Tivoli

July 16        Sydney, Australia  at the York Theater

July 17        Southbank, Australia  at The Palms Crown in Melbourne

Of course the above write up may seem a bit of a brag, however guess what, No Excuses is giving away two free tickets to attend one their performances at one of the above locations (and if you are lucky enough to win tickets to the Melbourne venue, you may possibly get to meet No Excuses in person too) so if this doesn’t excite you about this post, then nothing will 😉


So all you need to do to enter is comment below and tell us the following:


Why should YOU win these two tickets?  


I want to hear a genuine answer, something that will make me nod my head, perhaps laugh or otherwise entertains. No Straight answers, or I will just Chase you away!!!

Of course if I had to answer my own question, I would say the following: “I’d love to win tickets to see SNC, due to the fact that it also stands for See No Children with us, So Not Concerned that I have left the kids home with our sitter, Stay Night in City too (if I can convince hubby)” 😉 🙂

So, who wants to come along?  Start commenting below.

Comments can also be made via the Facebook giveaway post too.


Terms & Conditions:

This give away is open to Australian residents only.  

Entries close Wednesday, 22nd June 2016 – 10.00pm.

A winner will be selected by a panel of judges (the No Excuses family) and will be based on creativity.

Comments will be selected from this post (in the comments section below) and from our Facebook page Straight No Chaser giveaway post.

Winner will be contacted via ~ email for their postal/mailing address and a mobile number.  If winner has not replied within 48hrs and new one will be chosen.

Winner to choose which venue they wish to attend on the above tour dates.

Winner will be announced at this post and on our Facebook page.

Good luck everyone.


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1 Comment

  1. Rita Garner Rita Garner
    17, June 2016    

    I haven’t seen a live show since I could walk properly! Lol

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