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Tuesday, June 7, 2011


The Ryan Calder Band will perform new show repertoire at St Clements on June 10. Over the past few years, the band has performed a number of times in Durban to wide acclaim, and will bring their polished live show once again to one of Durban's favourite venues - St Clements in Musgrave.

Known for their positive outlook in the subject matter of their songs, the RCB have quickly garnered a reputation as one of South Africa's most promising up-and-coming acts. Their second album, released in March 2010, was hailed by fans and critics alike, received airtime on local and national radio stations, and has fuelled their live show, which frontman Ryan views as a "means to make people feel better about, and ultimately, change their world".

"We want people to wake up the morning after our show feeling superior," he says.

One of the few bands who base themselves in KZN, the RCB work hard on delivering variety in the band's performance. "It's not every day you experience a five-piece band. There's a lot going on in our live show," says Ryan.

The band consists of Ryan (vocal, guitar), Roberto Hemmero (bass), Rudi Engelbrecht (drums, vocals), Tamlyn Calder (vocals, harmonica) and Jon Calder (keyboard). CDs will be on sale at the venue. You can order the album online (delivery within 48 hours) or buy it digitally for half the price. Visit

The performance takes place on June 10 at 19h00 for 19h30. Tickets R40 and food and drinks as well as CDs (R100) will be on sale at the venue. For more information visit or or follow on Twitter: @theRCB. Bookings on 031 202 2511.