This year marks the 51st anniversary of the legendary Woodstock festival which took place from August 15 to 18, 1969, on Max Yasgur's 600 acre dairy farm in the New York town of Bethel. The 'Rolling Stone' magazine listed Woodstock as ‘one of the 50 Moments that changed the history of rock and roll'.
The line-up included 32 acts performing to an audience of over 400,000 young people. Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first act to sign a contract and this persuaded other big acts to follow suit. Performing their second ever concert was Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young who announced ‘This is the second time we’ve ever played in front of people, man. We’re scared s*?@less!’
This 51-year celebration of 'Woodstock' features The Reals, with the talents of Barry Thomson (guitar / vocals), Musical Director Dawn Selby (keyboards / vocals), Mali Sewell (drums / vocals) and Jason Andrew (bass guitar / vocals). The vivacious and super talented Marion Loudon (vocals / percussion) will perform with The Reals for this production. Featured artistes include Santana, Richie Havens, Janis Joplin, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and many more.
Manager of Rhumbelow Theatre, Roland Stansell says: “Join us for Online Streaming with the Rhumbelow Theatre when we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the three days of peace and music of ‘Woodstock'. Watch audio visual excerpts from Woodstock and dress up in Woodstock hippie style for a fun experience with The Reals.”
Stand a chance to win a R500 Dirk’s Meat voucher.
Dress up whilst watching the show and post your pictures on the Rhumbelow Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RHUMBELOW-THEATRE-24998631016/
Like the Rhumbelow page and share your picture with 10 friends to be in line to win a prize.
Dress up competition closes on August 31, 2020. The winner will be announced on Facebook.
Tickets R100 booked through Webtickets: https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhumbelow Loss Series (lockdown online streaming shows) For a list of shows available email: email@example.com). Over 100 shows available.
Stansell adds: “Please email us how many are watching with a min donation of R 100 per head and we will send you the shows link. Please support this initiative to keep the Rhumbelow afloat and it will help the relevant performers keep bread and butter on the table. EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
All donations welcome
Banking Details for Rhumbelow Theatre
Branch Code : NEDBANK MUSGRAVE 130126
Generic Branch Code : 198 765
Acc No : 2301348474 (SAVINGS)
Name Of Account : Rhumbelow Theatre
Fax for Deposit Slip : 086 685 0300 (if not electronic transfer)
NB: The quality of video recordings and the age and size of performers may vary depending on when the video was recorded!