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Sunday, July 28, 2019


The Reals will be presenting their show Laurel Canyon at Rhumbelow Tina’s in Kloof from August 2 to 4, 2019. Enjoy iconic hits from artists including Joni Mitchell (Both Sides Now, Woodstock), Crosby, Stills and Nash, Mamas and the Papas, Rolling Stones, The Byrds, The Eagles, Jackson Browne and Carole King.

Laurel Canyon is one of rock's most mythic neighbourhoods. It wasn't much to look at. A few modest bungalows and log cabins crammed between an occasional faded mansion that had been left over from the days when it was a secluded, semi-rural retreat for Hollywood's silent-movie stars. And yet, from the quiet of the densely wooded canyon came a music revolution that would change popular culture.

This is where Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young first folded their voices into one beautiful harmony; where Zappa welcomed artists including Hendrix and Mick Jagger to parties at his infamous 'Log Cabin' in 1968. Laurel Canyon was the inspiration for the Doors' Love Street, the Mamas and the Papas’ Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)' CSNY's Our House and an entire album by British blues legend John Mayall. It's where music business legends David Geffen, Jac Holtzman and Elliot Roberts helped build the recording careers of the singer-songwriters who defined the very essence of the 60s California sound.

In his review for artSMart when the show ran at Rhumbelow Durban at the end of 2015, Keith Millar noted: “Highly enjoyable supper theatre production pays homage to a unique and golden period in musical history” and “Durban’s fabulously talented and hugely experienced group, The Reals, bring this marvellous music to life in a performance out of the top-drawer”. See full review at

Featuring the talents of Barry Thomson (guitar/vocals), Dawn Selby (musical director/keyboards/vocals), Mali Sewell (percussion/drum kit/vocals) and Jason Andrew (bass guitar/vocals), Laurel Canyon runs from August 2 to 4 with performances on Friday and Saturday at 20h00 and Sunday at 14h00. (The theatre venue opens 60 minutes before show for drinks)

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners) and tables seat 8. (No alcohol or food may be brought on to the premises). Tickets are cash or EFT only. Secure parking is available. Booking is essential through Computicket or contact Roland (also for large group booking discounts of 20 or more) on 082 499 8636 or email: or visit

(For Restaurant reservations contact 031 764 7843)

Tina’s Hotel is situated at 14 Beryldene Road in Kloof.