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Saturday, July 6, 2024



Rhumbelow Theatre will present the Misery Loves Company Music/Theatre Festival in association with the Northlands Bowling Club in 50 Margaret Maytom Ave, Durban North:

Fri July 12, 2024, at 19h30 - My Story With The Blues

Sat July 13, 2024, at 19h30 - Jou Ma Se Platespeler

Sun July 14, 2024, at 18h30 - American Sweethearts

This will be followed with a repeat run at Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban from July 18-20, 2024


About Misery Loves Company:

What do you get when you combine a powerhouse female bass-playing vocalist with a gruff-voiced virtuoso blues guitarist and a chameleon-esque drummer who can play (and sing) just about anything?

Kerry Hiles, Rob Thompson and Kristo Zondagh combine their respective talents and professional experience, impressing audiences countrywide with their touring trio called Misery Loves Company. Together they perform hit tribute shows, cover band material, and original songs to rave reviews.

This same trio that brought you the acclaimed Amy Winehouse – the Diva & Her Demons production is in KZN in July with a superb season of tribute shows at Rhumbelow Northlands and Rhumbelow Durban.

See the award-winning Wela Kapela Productions’ The Story Of Eva Cassidy, performed by Misery Loves Company, as well as A Star Is Born – the rise and fall of Judy Garland, which earned Kerry Hiles a Fleur Du Cap 2024 nomination for “Best Actress in a Musical”. In addition, two shows penned by MLC are also on the bill:

Jou Ma Se Platespeler (100% Afrikaans and loved by all English South Africans)


My Story With The Blues


Season tickets are available.

Misery Loves Company – a trio. A trailer. A ton of shows.

Top Talent at the Rhumbelow Theatre.

Tickets R180. R160 Northlands Bowling Club members.

Festival Season Pass R480-00 (all 3 shows) email for Festival Season Pass

Booking is essential. Bookings on email please:  or

Bring food picnic baskets. Full bar available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises)

Limited secure parking available   

For more information contact Cell 0824998636 or visit