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Wednesday, May 6, 2015


Rory McLaren is back in South Africa and back in town, after five years of show-stopping performances internationally and sold out performances on three continents! Rory's new show, The Greatest Hits will showcase all the standing ovation moments. Expect to hear hits from Queen, Elvis, Abba, Bee Gees, Pavarotti, Groban, Buble, the Musicals and more...

This talented local (as in, from East London!) artist started playing the piano and singing at the age of 5. At 16 he received a distinction from the Royal School of Music. Rory was 18 when he wrote a song called Treasure Your Love, which went on to become a number 1 hit in the Eastern Cape for six consecutive weeks. This led to a recording contract with EMI Records. He relocated to Johannesburg in 1997, where he performed extensively for several years. This was followed by several show contracts in the Middle East and Europe.

In every performance Rory incorporates his ability on the piano, showcasing him as a multi-talented entertainer. He has fronted tribute shows of Queen and Elvis, and his tributes to Josh Groban and Michael Buble have been critically acclaimed.

The Greatest Hits will take place at the Umkomaas Primary School on May 15 at 20h00. Tickets R120 (R100 pensioners). Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. Bring food picnic baskets. Bar Available /no alcohol may not be brought on to the premises. Limited secure parking. Booking is essential through Barbara on 039 9731105 or 083 778 1469.