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Saturday, June 25, 2016


(Clare McIlroy, Rob Warren, Gareth Gale & Garth Warren)

Welcome to Folsom Prison and get ready to hear songs about prison, trains, guns, love and heartache. The Johnny Cash Show, set in Folsom Prison, a tribute to the great Johnny Cash has played to sold out audiences in Durban and is back by popular demand.

Presented by Rhumbelow Theatre, there will be two performances tomorrow (June 26) at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg.

The talented line-up features Rob Warren, who lets the music do all the talking as the Man In Black, show casing his expertise on the guitar and encompassing low pitch vocals that fit perfectly with the Cash sound. Joining Rob on stage is his brother Garth Warren on bass and vocals, Gareth Gale rocking out on the drums and Clare McIlroy who takes on the role of June Carter with an irresistible upbeat country performance.

Rob Warren and the spirit of the band play tribute to Johnny Cash with songs including: The Ring of Fire, Boy Named Sue, Folsom Prison Blues, Man in Black, Cry Cry Cry and Walk the Line. As well as songs with June Carter such as Jackson, It Ain't Me Babe and Juke Box Blues. This country and rock ‘n roll show will have your cowboy boots a tappin’ and your feet a  stampin’ so come and celebrate an American legend… Johnny Cash.

There will be two performances tomorrow – at 14h00 and 18h30. Tickets R140 (R120 pensioners and block bookings of 8 or more). Bring food picnic baskets and there is a bar available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). Limited parking. Booking is essential through Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636 or email or

The Allan Wilson Shellhole is situated at 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg.

(NB: There will be a further two performances of The Johnny Cash Show at Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban on July 10 – at 14h00 and 18h30.)