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Thursday, September 28, 2023



Rhumbelow Theatre will present Sugar Man, A Tribute to Rodriguez, featuring Barry Thomson & The Reals - Dawn Selby, Andy Turrell, Mali Sewell & Barry Thomson

Who would know that an unknown album from an unknown artist in 1970 (Rodriguez) would become a huge phenomenon in South Africa?

As big as, say, Elvis Presley. Rodriguez himself was never aware of his huge success, as well as most other Americans. His music was lost in the US but, by a strange coincidence becomes a cult hit in South Africa and becomes a symbol of rebellion for the underground white, anti-apartheid sub-culture.

Celebrate the music and life with all his well-remembered songs such as I Wonder, Establishment Blues and Sugar Man, amongst others.

The show runs from October 6 to 8, 2023:

Friday, October 6 - Show starts 19h30

Saturday, October 7 - Show starts 18h30. Earlier start so our Rugby mad nation can be home in time for big World Cup Rugby game 21h00 Ireland vs Scotland

Sunday, October 8 - Show starts at 14h00

The venue is open 90 minutes before show.

Tickets R200. Bring food picnic baskets or buy at the venue. Bar available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises).

Bookings is essential - on email: or Computicket or

There is limited secure parking available.

For more information contact Roland on 082 499 8636. Rhumbelow is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road, Durban.