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Sunday, December 20, 2009


Popular indie rock band to perform at Sibaya Casino on December 27 and 28.

Hot off their recent world tour, The Parlotones are playing live at Krakatoa at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom on December 27 and 28. This immensely popular indie rock band made history last month with a sell-out show at Johannesburg’s Coca Cola Dome, being the first SA band to headline at the venue. Their new album, Stardust Galaxies, was released at the end of October, went Gold within a week and Platinum within a month - the track Push Me To The Floor is receiving extensive air play and charting on radio stations around the country.

Known for their electric performances, this platinum selling band merges innovative ideas and sounds, creating a whirlwind of energy and rock which makes them one of the best live acts in the country. Consisting of front man Khan Morbee, drummer Neil Pauw, guitarist Paul Hodgson, and Glenn Hodgson on bass, keyboards and backing vocals, The Parlotones have shared the stage with musical greats such as Evanescence, Violent Femmes, Kings of Leon, UB40, Collective Soul, Staind and New Model Army, amongst others.

Heralded as South Africa's top selling rock band, with an ever growing fan base around the world, The Parlotones have numerous awards under their belt, including a 2009 SAMA Award for Best Music Video of the Year, a 2009 MK Award for Best Video, Best Animation and Best Serenade, a 2009 You Award for Music Star of the Year, as well the People's Choice Award for Best Music Act in 2008.
Due to their huge popularity, The Parlotones' gigs are always sold out, so early booking is advised. CrashCarBurn and The Black Hotels are the opening acts.

Performances take place at Krakatoa with the show starting at 20h00 (doors open at 19h00). Tickets R150 booked at Computicket on 083 915 8000 or through the Powerzone website (Regret, no under 18’s.)