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Sunday, November 4, 2018


(Rusty Red)

Crossroads A tribute to Eric Clapton & Friends, is a Rusty Red Production coming to the Rhumbelow Theatre at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg this weekend.

Durban ‘Bluesman’ Rusty Red is back with his tribute to Eric Clapton and friends. Accompanied by his countrymen, Chris Melling on drums and lefty Skippy Kubheka on bass guitar, the trio offer to “meet you at the Crossroads and take you on a journey through a soundtrack driven by blues icons: Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix and more”.

The show will highlight Eric Clapton’s greatest hits from his early days in Cream, The Yardbirds and as a solo artist, a career that has spanned more than four decades and has earned him a triple induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Clapton drew inspiration from BB King, Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters among other Blues legends, and in turn Clapton inspired modern Blues musicians including the likes of John Mayer. His influence and collaborations have earned him 18 Grammy Awards, of which our own Blues craftsmen will showcase favourites in this stellar performance.

The show will include the latest and the greatest hits such as Before you accuse me, Lay down Sally, Crossroads, Change The World, Pride and Joy, Little Wing, Wonderful tonight, Slow Dancing in a burning room and many more.

Presented by Rhumbelow Theatre, performances take place on November 10 at 20h00 and November 11 at 14h00. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic). Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners, students with a valid student card & block bookings of 8 or more). Bring food picnic baskets and a bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 031 205 7602 or 082 499 8636, email or visit

The Allan Wilson Shellhole is situated at 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg.