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Thursday, May 28, 2015


(Rocco de Villiers)

Popular pianist Rocco de Villiers brings a country inspired show in true Rocco -style to Rhumbelow Theatre Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The music is from his latest bestseller album, Countrykeys.

A lot has been said about country music, some good, and some bad. But secretly we all love a Stetson, cowboy boots, denim, diamonds … and Dolly.

Some Broken Hearts Never Mend, crazy, Country Roads, music box dancer, How Great Thou Art, and originals by Rocco himself, are just a few of the tunes to be enjoyed in this production - and maybe even a medley of country tunes, a singalong and request time…

Growing up on a farm in the Free State, now living in Johannesburg, Rocco is a Countryboy – almost! In this show khaki is as glamorous as sequence! Rocco tells the tales in-between the music. The ultimate instrumental entertainment. A little bit of country, a whole lot of Rocco!

Performances take place as follows:

May 31 at 14h00 and 18h30: Alan Wilson Shellhole, Pietermaritzburg

June 5 and 6 at 20h00 and June 7 at 13h30 and 18h30 – Rhumbelow Theatre, Cunningham Avenue off Bartle Road

(Venues open 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner)

Tickets R120 (R100 pensioners). Take along food picnic baskets. Braais will be available at the Durban venue only. There is limited secure parking and booking is essential. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). Rhumbelow Durban is situated in and Rhumbelow Pietermaritzburg is in the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636, email or visit