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Thursday, August 30, 2018


(Dave Monks)

British old-time music hall is covered in The Great British Pub Night with Dave Monks performing evergreen hits like Roll out the Barrel.

Presented by Rhumbelow Theatre at the upgraded Umbilo venue in Durban, this Dave Monks production is jam-packed with nostalgia and features more than 50 snippets of the most popular sing-a-long and clap-along songs on the planet.

Hits include She’ll be Coming Round the Mountain, Happy Days are Here Again, It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, Show Me the Way to Go Home and the list goes on...

Monks’ impressive repertoire of original arrangements of pop and party songs covers a tremendous amount of hits spanning over five decades from top artists like Rod Stewart, Tom Jones, Cliff Richard, Roger Whittaker, Smokie and, of course, The Beatles.

His unique style and personality on stage is humorous and slick, with a few jokes thrown in for good measure. Ex-Pats and locals alike have something to really look forward to in this Great British Pub Night.

Monks is an established gig artist, having “paid his dues” over the last many years and has been extremely fortunate to have performed in almost every corner of South Africa as well as Ireland, England, South Korea, USA, Portugal, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, and earlier this year in Abu Dhabi. He is a well-known and respected entertainer on the South African music scene.

The Great British Pub Night is suitable for all ages.

Performances take place on August 31 and September 1 at 20h00 and September 2 at 14h00. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners and tables of eight or more).

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). Rhumbelow Durban is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636, email (also for group booking discounts of 20 or more) or visit