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Monday, April 17, 2017


(Barry Thomson, Dawn Selby, Shaun Dragt, Mali Sewell & Jason Andrew)

Rock ‘n roll music appealed to the rebellious teenagers who listened to music which their parents did not approve of. But how artistes like Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley proved them wrong!

The show features iconic bands/artistes who started as garage bands and ended up in stadiums, selling millions of albums. Their passion and rebellion fuelled them to defy social conformities of their era. Included in the repertoire are songs from Guns n’ Roses, Green Day, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Blink 182, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bon Jovi, ZZ Top, Lenny Kravitz, Led Zeppelin, Judas Priest and Pink Floyd. These bands and their songs will evoke memories in each and every member of the audience.

‘The Reals’ with Barry Thomson on lead guitar and vocals, Dawn Selby as Musical Director on keyboards and vocals, Mali Sewell on drums and vocals and Jason Andrew on bass guitar and vocals, are joined by guest lead guitarist Shaun Dragt.

Barry Thomson & The Reals will appear at Rhumbelow, Pietermaritzburg – the Allan Wilson Shellhole - on April 23 at 14h00 and 18h30. The venue opens 90 minutes beforehand for a picnic dinner. Take along food picnic baskets. Braais will be available. There is limited secure parking and booking is essential. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises).

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners – group booking discounts are available through Roland). Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636, email or visit

NB: The show then moves to Durban with performances from May 19 to 28.