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Sunday, September 22, 2019


Rhumbelow Theatre in association with the Northlands Bowling Club will present Barry Thomson & The Reals in Hot August Night, featuring the music of Neil Diamond on October 4 and 5, 2019.

Born in January 1941, Neil Diamond is an American composer, singer, musician and actor who has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide.

Paying respect to the music of this legendary artist composer and performer are Durban’s own tribute band The Reals with Barry Thomson on guitar and vocals, musical director Dawn Selby on keyboards and vocals, Mali Sewell on drums and vocals and Jason Andrew on bass guitar and vocals. Included in the repertoire of Hot August Night are Diamond’s hit songs Cracklin' Rosie, Song Sung Blue, Longfellow Serenade, Desiree, You Don't Bring Me Flowers, America, Heartlight, Sweet Caroline and I’m A Believer. A show not to be missed!

Shows take place at 20h00. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners and students with a valid student card). Contact Roland for large group booking discounts – 20 or more. Bring food picnic baskets. Bar available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking available with car guards on duty. Booking is essential through Computicket or e-mail Roland on 082 499 8636, e-mail: or visit

The Northlands Bowling Club is situated at 50 Margaret Maytom Avenue, Durban North, at 20h00 on

The show will perform at Allan Wilson Shellhole in Pietermaritzburg on November 24 before moving to Rhumbelow Durban for a run from November 29 to December 16.