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Monday, March 21, 2016


The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway will be rocking Easter, when they stage the 80’s alternative tribute, Hey Now, Hey Now Now!, on March 27.

This cutting-edge 80’s rock show that celebrates and pays tribute to the best alternative rock bands of the decade appears at the Barnyard for one show only. Hey Now, Hey Now Now! was conceptualised in 2013 by Danny de Wet (ex Wonderboom, eVoid and Petit Cheval), to fulfil the need for an 80’s tribute show that focused on presenting the myriad of huge unconventionalchart-topping hits that alternative bands of the era enjoyed. It has received major success on the Barnyard circuit.

The repertoire includes medleys of the great songs by the great bands of the era such as Depeche Mode, REM, Duran Duran, INXS, Billy Idol, U2 and Simple Minds. In addition to this there were huge hits by slightly darker bands such as Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division, Just Like Heaven by The Cure, Blister In The Sun by Violent Femmes, Blue Monday by New Order, This Corrosion by Sisters of Mercy, Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash and more!

Hey Now, Hey Now Now! was an instant hit due to both the excellent material on offer, and the phenomenal vocal talents of Danny De Wet (also on percussion), Dee Phoenix (Seven Side Story) and Jay Wilton (The Cavalier); together with the band of Quinton Lotter on drums and vocals, Justin Hart on bass guitar, and guitarists Mark Kenyon and Darren Drawbridge.

The theatre will open at 18h30, the show will start at 19h30 and tickets are R110 pp. For bookings and enquiries, phone The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045, visit, or e-mail or for more information.