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Saturday, October 20, 2012


If you were a child of the 80’s, prepare for a retro-revival at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway for one night only when cover band Hairlip returns to the venue on October 29 after three sold-out shows at the Barnyard and a break of almost two years.

Hairlip is described as nothing short of a phenomenon. Mind-blowing, mercurial and mesmerising, they are the epitome of pompous cool and grandiose sex appeal, fuelled by an endless barrage of foot-stomping 80’s pop and underground class.

Hairlip brings the 80’s back to The Barnyard with favourite 80’s tunes, non-stop, full throttle and slicker than Rick James on an aquaplane!  Included in the line-up will be Starship’s We Built This City, The Bangles’ Walk Like An Egyptian, Sade’s Smooth Operator, The Fine Young Cannibals’ She Drives Me Crazy, Depeche Mode’s Just Can't Get Enough, The Cure’s Friday I'm In Love, Underworld’s Underneath The Radar, Men At Work’s Who Can It Be Now and Transvision Vamp’s I Want Your Love?

Hairlip is made up of the following 80’s-cool characters: Toby Needham-Clark and Bullet Mayfield (vocals/guitar); Bopsy Bought-Won (bass); Sheeba Deveraux (keyboards/synthesizers/vocals) and Trent Duvall (drums).

The performance takes place at the Barnyard theatre at Gateway on October 29. Tickets R120 booked through The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045, e-mail or visit for more information.