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Monday, August 6, 2018


(Left Neill Solomon. Right: Dan Chiorboli)

It’s been over 20 years since Neill Solomon & Dan Chiorboli played in their home town and there is a sense of anticipation around the homecoming at The Rhumbelow at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof from August 15 to 19, 2018.

The return of the prodigal sons! The two have had extremely eventful lives in the musical world, from Neill’s early solo career through to Neill Solomon & The Uptown Rhythm Dogs, The Passengers and The Uptown Rhythm Collective amongst many other projects the two have been involved with in between.

Their new The Liberation Project has just released Songs That Made Us Free – South Africa / Italy / Cuba (co-produced with Phil Manzanera of Roxy Music and Pink Floyd fame). This epic triple CD musical adventure based on the freedom and liberation theme of the three countries features 36 songs recorded in 20 different studios around the world, with a total of 142 musicians and groups from 18 different countries. For more info

Following on from their sold-out concert at the Joburg Theatre commemorating Nelson Mandela’s legacy as a finale to Africa Month, and performances at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival and Soweto International Jazz Festival – the duo is excited about coming home to seeing their old friends and perform (together with The Reals), a full spectrum of songs from their early days through to the current album.

Neill Solomon & Dan Chiorboli will perform with Barry Thomson & The Reals featuring Barry Thomson, Dawn Selby, Mali Sewell and Jason Andrew.

Performances take place from August 15 to 19, 2018, with shows from Wednesday to Saturday at 20h00 and on Sunday at 14h00. (Venue opens 60 minutes before show for drinks)

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners) and tables seat 6. (No alcohol or food may be brought on to the premises). Tickets are cash or EFT only. Secure parking is available. Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland (also for large group booking discounts of 20 or more) on 082 499 8636 or email: or visit

Tina’s Hotel is situated at 14 Beryldene Road in Kloof. (For Restaurant reservations please contact 031 764 7843)