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Tuesday, August 12, 2014


(Doug Weich)

Welcome to Las Vegas, where Elvis has definitely not left the building and still reigns supreme in the entertainment capital of the world.

Back by popular demand, the spirit of Elvis is captured in this new Rocktainment Production, Elvis Now & Forever, featuring Doug Weich as Elvis and accompanied on stage by his seven piece band MSG. MSG features Wade Wight (keyboards and backing vocals); Nicole Couto-Leite (piano and backing vocals); Jill Murraybrown (bass); Graham Buckle (drums); Andy Turrell (lead guitar); Tammy Saville and Marion Loudon (female vocals); and John Skuy (acoustic guitar/percussion and backing vocals).

Based in Ballito, on the North Coast of KZN, Doug Weich realised his calling to be an ETA  (Elvis Tribute Artist), taking inspiration from Elvis vinyl L.P. records at a very young age. Climbing through the ranks as an ETA, he has certainly cemented his place as one of South Africa’s top ETA’s. He has performed around South Africa and at Rhumbelow over the last two years with his shows Walking in Memphis and Elvis through the Ages.

Performances take place in Pietermaritzburg on August 24 at 14h00 and 18h30 at the Alan Wilson Shellhole.

The Durban season runs at Rhumbelow Theatre from August 29 to September 7 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 20h00 and Sundays at 18h30. There is an extra matinee performance on September 7 at 14h00. The venues open 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R120 (lR100 pensioners) Block bookings of 8 or more for the first weekend only.

Take along food picnic baskets. Braais will be available at Rhumbelow in Durban. There is limited secure parking and booking is essential. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). Rhumbelow Theatre is situated in Cunningham Avenue off Bartle Road.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 031 205 7602 (h) or 082 499 8636, email or or visit