Sep 09, 2014 12:59 BST CloseUp PR. Following the critical acclaim heaped upon their new album 'Bleak Strategies' The Dowling Poole are delighted to announce a five date UK tour in September 2014. Tickets are on sale now. The Dowling Poole is the band formed by singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Willie Dowling (ex Honeycrack/Jackdaw4) and Jon Poole (ex Cardiacs). On the tour they'll be joined by vocalist Givvi Flynn.