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6 reasons to escape to the Showroom Theatre in Prince Albert

If there's on reason to visit Prince Albert during the school holidays, it's to experience six world-class live shows at The Showroom Theatre.
After 19 years of fronting South African Rock/Pop band The Parlotones, Kahn Morbee is performing as K A H N on 23 June, with singer, songwriter and musician Michael Lowman as the Opening Act.

Kahn’s artistic and musical contributions on all of The Parlotones studio albums have received critical acclaim across the globe and his solo project is set to follow the same path. Lowman isn’t your regular, schooled and trained musician. His story is different. Something penned straight out of the Hollywood-Underdog playbook. At the age of 17 Michael picked up a guitar for the first time. Songwriting came naturally for this John Mayer inspired guitarist and he wowed the music scene in Los Angeles, before returning home to conquer the hearts of music lovers in South Africa.

Saxophonist Andrew Young, (Liverpool) and pianist Rene Piet (Amsterdam) are back with their own unique brand of easy listening/ smooth jazz on Wednesday, 27 June. Last year Andrew collaborated with Rene at his recording studio in George and the result is their new album Easy Street, which they can now share with their fans.

In the show Poets Wine & Song on 30 June Mel Botes will cover Mark Knopfler, David Gilmour, Rodriques, Cat Stevens, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen to name a few. He will also make use of the opportunity to showcase some of his original work.

Prime Circle makes a welcome return on 4 July. Ross Learmonth (vocals and guitar) , Dale Schnettler (drums) and Neil Breytenbach (keyboard) will be embarking on a winter tour of difference they say, as the music is stripped down to its bare minimum getting to the root of the songs and their stories.

Chris Chameleon and Daniella Deysel are Kat & Wolf on 7 July.

Mike Mccully And The Harmonix pay tribute to Abba on 12 July. This time Mike himself is on drums and vocals and leads the amazing cast comprising of bassist extraodinaire Neil Payton, the multi-talented Warren Lomberg on guitars and vocals and keyboard wizard Gordon Mackay on violin, keys and vocals. The two girls making up the Abba group (both Agnetha and Freda lookalikes) are the awesome Sjanel Vosloo and the amazing Luella Holland, Both girls were in the original show at Grand West.

All shows at The ShowroomTheatre begin at 8pm and tickets can be booked online: www.showroomtheatre.co.za
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