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Thursday, March 23, 2017


The Reals will be back at the Pietermaritzburg Rhumbelow this weekend, this time paying tribute to one of the world’s biggest hit making machines – Fleetwood Mac.

The Fleetwood Mac story is an episodic saga that spans more than 30 years, starting in 1967 as a British blues band that later became a California-based pop group in the mid-70’s. In between came a period where Fleetwood Mac shuffled personnel and experimented with styles, all the while releasing solid albums with chart topping hits.

Perhaps just as well-known for their tangled relationships and addictions, as they were for their music, Fleetwood Mac had massive success and can be found on every list of the world’s top selling bands.

Mixing relationships and business together can either be a disaster or lead to success. With Fleetwood Mac, although the breakups of band members John and Christine McVie as well as Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks created chaos, it lead to the creation of the hit album Rumours with hit singles Go Your Own Way, Dreams and Don’t Stop. To date, Fleetwood Mac has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide.

The Reals, with Durban favourites Dawn Selby on the keyboard, Barry Thomson on the guitar, Jason Andrew on the bass and Mali Sewell on drums, will cover all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which will also feature regular guest, Durban singer Marion Loudon as well as guitarist Colin Peddie. Expect to hear favourites like Little Lies, 7 Wonders, Everywhere, Landslide, The Chain and then some.

Performances take place at The Allan Wilson Shellhole, 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg, on March 25 at 20h00 and on March 26 at 14h00 and 18h30. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner)

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners). Contact Roland for large group booking discounts – 20 or more. There is a bar (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises) and limited secure parking is available. Booking is essential through Computicket or contact Roland on 0824998636 or email : or visit