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Thursday, May 26, 2022


(Right: Victor Gabela Sithole)

Rhumbelow Theatre’s Monday Music programme on May 30, 2022, features Victor Sithole.

The concert is supported by Concerts SA through funding from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SAMRO. Concerts SA is administered by IKS Cultural Consulting.

Victor Gabela Sithole is a multi-instrumentalist who combines Western and African instruments, more especially Zulu indigenous instruments. He sometimes celebrates indigenous music and culture with a crossover into Jazz and he calls his genre ‘Indi jazz’.

He started playing Udloko at the age of seven and was mentored by his mother and uncle. He has performed in places like Denmark, Australia, Italy, and England to mention a few. He has also collaborated with artists from South Africa and overseas including the likes of Madala Kunene, Gcina Mhlophe, Sazi Dlamini, Jose & Mehu (Brazil) and Aborigines (Australia).  Sithole is the 2021 UKZN Andrew Mellon Foundation Artist-in-Residence in the African Music and Dance Program (AMD)

Sithole will play Hand Pan, Udloko, Umnqangala, Inhlali as well as Umzaneno, Harmonica, Bass and Vocals. He will be joined by Matshitshi Ngema on guitar, Ngungu and Vocals as well as Mandla Mgabhi on Percussion and vocals.

The show takes place at 18h30 on May 30, 2022. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for snacks/drinks)

Tickets R100. Bring food picnic baskets or buy at the venue. A full bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises).

All seating will be at separate tables and the venue will obviously be seating co-habiting couples and/or family members together.

Limited secure parking available.

With the current Covid levels, the venues will be limiting capacity to 50% maximum capacity per show.

Booking is essential on email: or through Computicket.

For more information contact Roland Stansell on 082 499 8636 or visit

Strict Covid protocols will be observed. Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo, Durban.

NB: When you come to a Rhumbelow Event please bring some non-perishable food item for us to donate to MOTH COTTAGES to support those that are struggling.