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Tuesday, May 31, 2022


(Above: Marion Loudon & Evan Cullum)

Coming up at Rhumbelow Theatre Pietermaritzburg on Sunday June 12 at 14h00, and Rhumbelow Northlands on Sunday June 19 at 18h00 is Crocodile Rock, an Elton John tribute show featuring Durban’s own Evan Cullum and Marion Loudon.

Remember when Rock was young! It is the legendary Rocketman’s 75th birthday this year!

Come and experience a show that captures the essence of Elton and salutes the music and energy of one of the most iconic and beloved artists in the world.

A man of many hats … and shoes, his music has topped the pop charts for 50 years. He is multi-generational and for millions of us, his music has formed the soundtrack to our lives, with his flamboyant style and dynamic performances, making him a legend in the music business.

Durban pianist Evan Cullum performs brilliantly as Elton John, in feathers and dazzling sunglasses, playing live piano. He is joined by singer Marion Loudon. She combines breath-taking harmonies and backing vocals and adds her own special sparkle to a show that is sure to impress all Elton fans.

This show will take audiences on a magical musical journey through hits from Crocodile Rock and Candle in The Wind, to Sacrifice, Guess That’s Why they Call It the Blues and Yellow Brick Road. Travel back in time and be treated to familiar favourites like Bennie and The Jets, Your Song, I’m Still Standing, Daniel, Don’t Let The Sun, as well as rockers like “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting”.


Crocodile Rock” is not to be missed! See you there!


Picnic baskets may be brought to the venues. Full bars are available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). The venues open 90 minutes before the shows for snacks/drinks.


All seating will be at separate tables and the venues will obviously be seating co-habiting couples and/or family members together. With the current Covid levels, the venues will be limiting capacity to 50% maximum and Covid protocols will apply. Masks are to be worn except what eating and drinking.


Limited secure parking is available at both venues.


Performances take place on Sunday June 12 at Rhumbelow Pietermaritzburg (Allan Wilson Sharehole) at 14h00, and Sunday June 19 at Rhumbelow Northlands (Northlands Bowling Club) at 18h00. (Please note starting times)


Tickets: R160 (Bowling Club Members R130-00 for the Northlands Show only). Booking is essential on email: or through Computicket.


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


Rhumbelow Theatre Northlands is situated at Northlands Bowling Club, 50 Margaret Maytom Ave, Durban North.

Rhumbelow Pietermaritzburg is situated at the Alan Wilson Shellhole, 5 Durban Road,