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Tuesday, August 29, 2023



Rhumbelow Theatre will host Barry Thomson & The Reals from September 1 to 3, 2023, in a programme titled Woodstock.

This year marks the 54th 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 54-year celebration 'Woodstock features 'The Reals', with the talents of Barry Thomson (guitar / vocals), Musical Director Dawn Selby (keyboards / vocals), Mali Sewell (drums / vocals) and Andy Turrell (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.

Join the Rhumbelow Durban as they celebrate the 54th anniversary of the three days of peace and music of ‘Woodstock'.

Dress up in Woodstock hippie style for a fun experience with ‘The Reals’. There will be a Best Dressed Prize!

Performances take place on September 1 (sold out) and September 2 at 19h30 and on September 3 at 14h00. Venue opens 90 minutes before show.

Tickets R200. Booking is essential on email or Computicket or

Bring food picnic baskets or buy at the venue. Bar available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises).

There is limited secure parking.

For more information contact Roland Stansell on 0824998636         

Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road, Durban.