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Sunday, September 11, 2016


(Marion Loudon & Dave Monks)

Rhumbelow Theatre will present Dave Monks and Marion Loudon for two performances at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg.

Sing Country is a family show that takes you “out of the city and into the country “. So bring cowboy hats, boots and buckles and let Dave Monks and Marion Loudon transport you to the land of country music.

The duo entertains superbly in this well put -together collection of nostalgic and popular country hits. The show features covers from more than 20 different artists which include Dolly Pardon, Johnny Cash, The Carpenters, Shania Twain, John Denver, Kenny Rodgers just to name a few.

Loudon’s vocal range and versatility never ceases to shine, particularly in songs like The Carpenters’ worldwide smash hit Jambalaya and Dolly Pardon’s evergreen- classic, Jolene. Monks features with some great guitar work and vocals as he glides through songs like Ring of Fire, The Gambler, John Denver’s Country Roads and I’m Gonna be a Country Boy Again.

Loudon and Monks have performed all over South Africa including Sun City, Swaziland, Johannesburg and at many corporate events and festivals. They have also been the voices behind many radio adverts and Loudon has been the harmonising vocalist on all of Dave Monks’ solo CDs.

The show consists of a wide variety of great country songs plus some very well thought-out medleys which will surely have audiences’ hands clapping and toes tapping.

Shows take place on September 11 at 14h00 and 18h30. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. Tickets R140 (R120 pensioners and tables of eight or more). Take along food picnic baskets. There is limited secure parking and booking is essential. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). The Allan Wilson Shellhole is situated at 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg.

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