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Monday, August 10, 2015


(Doug Welch)

For the fourth year running, by popular demand, Doug Welch is back at the Rhumbelow Theatre with “TRILOGY”, a Rocktainment Production which covers the three major musical eras of Elvis Presley.

Welch is backed by his very accomplished band MSG, comprising Wade Wight (keyboards and backing vocals); Ollie Hart (piano); Jill Murraybrown (bass guitar); Graham Buckle (drums); Andy Turrell and Bruce Boome (lead guitar); Tammy Saville and Marion Loudon (female vocals) with Kirsty Madgin (saxophone).

This excellent 90 minute performance will include favourites such as That’s Alright Mama, Blue Suede Shoes, All Shook Up, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender, Heartbreak Hotel, Are You Lonesome Tonight and Suspicious Minds, to name a few.

With his costume changes, Welch will portray Elvis in the 50’s, Elvis in the 68’ Comeback Special and the ultimate, Elvis in Las Vegas! Based in Ballito, Welsh is a well accomplished ETA (Elvis Tribute Artist) who has performed country wide.

Trilogy” is for all ages and a show not to be missed as it pays tribute to one of the greatest musical icons of the 20th Century.

Performances will take place in Pietermaritzburg and Durban:

August 16 at 14h00 and 18h30 at the Alan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg.

August 21 to 23 and August 28 to 30 at the Rhumbelow Theatre, Umbilo. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 20h00 and on August 23 at 18h30. There are two shows on August 30 – at 14h00 and 18h30.

Venues open 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. Bring food picnic baskets (braais will be available at the Durban venue only). A bar is available - no alcohol may be brought on to the premises.

Tickets R120 (R100 pp for block bookings of eight or more for the first Durban weekend only). Limited secure parking available. Booking is essential through Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636 or e-mail: or visit