Live Dates

  • 26
    Reading, UK
    South Street Arts Centre
  • 04
    Bristol, UK
    St. Georges Hall
  • 17
    Cardiff, UK
    St Davids Hall
  • 11
    Stroud, Glos, UK
    Subscription Rooms

Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow


Repeater released today

Repeater, a new anthology of Spiro‘s music is released today.


The album features tracks especially selected by the band from all four of our Real World albums Pole Star (1997), Lightbox (2009), Kaleidophonica (2012) and Welcome Joy And Welcome Sorrow (2015).

Added to which it’s our first ever … more

UK tour starts tomorrow


Our UK tour begins tomorrow (24 September 2016). We’ll be performing at the following venues:

24 September – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
26 September – Cambridge Junction, Cambridge
29 September – Yellow Arch Studio, Sheffield
26 November – South Street Arts Centre, Reading
4 December – St. George’s, Bristol

Visit … more

Spiro on Vinyl!



We’re delighted to announce that on 21st October Real World will be releasing a Spiro compilation album, Repeater. It will be available on vinyl only, and features an excellent selection of tracks from all four of our albums. And it comes in a gorgeous cover too. You can … more

Welcome Joy Nominated for Songlines Award

We’re excited to learn that our latest album Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow has been nominated in the 2016 Songlines Music Awards, along with Sam Lee & Friends, Tcha Limberger’s Budapest Gypsy Orchestra and Monsieur Doumani. The winners will be announced in the June issue of Songlines, out on … more

Vapourer Nominated for BBC Folk Award

BBCradio2logoWe’re delighted to hear that the Vapourer has been nominated in the category Best Original Track in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, along with the Rheingans Sisters, Marry Waterson & David A. Jaycock and Rufus & Martha Wainwright. The award ceremony takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on … more

Australia and New Zealand confirmed


We’re excited to announce that we’ll be touring Australia and New Zealand this coming March.  See Live Dates for details. Pictured above: WOMAD New Zealand

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