BILLY SUTER reports on the death today, following a stroke, of popular and longtime Durban pianist and show producer Colin Penn. He was 79. … More Death of pianist Colin Penn
BILLY SUTER reviews The Reals band’s 1960s tribute show, “Woodstock”, which is back at Durban’s Rhumbelow Theatre in Umbilo from October 2 to 4. Once again it’s a hit. … More Celebrating Woodstock again!
BILLY SUTER reports on eased lockdown restrictions paving the way for theatre reopenings. Some theatres, however, have already closed or face uncertainty. … More Curtain-ups and curtains for others
BILLY SUTER reports that the music scene is ready to roll again with plans for Music in the Hills in Hilton and at the Durban and Pietermaritzburg Rhumbelow Theatres. … More Ready to roll on the music scene
BILLY SUTER reports that after five months of closure due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, the first of Durban’s Rhumbelow Theatre venues opens on September 4. … More Showtime at Durban’s Rhumbelow
BILLY SUTER reports that with lockdown restrictions still throttling the entertainment industry, more and more creatives are turning to online platforms in a bid to stay afloat. … More Online move as showbiz struggles
BILLY SUTER reports that 20 top KZN guitarists are uniting for an online concert to raise funds to prevent the closure of Pinetown’s historical Rainbow venue. … More Guitars for Africa to save Rainbow
BILLY SUTER reports that a Durban show, “Conversations with The Carpenters”, is available for streaming as part of South Africa’s National Arts Festival. See review here. … More Classy cabaret for streaming
BILLY SUTER reports that The Rockwood Theatre near Umhlanga is opening again on July 15 with “Nothing But ’90s”. He also reviews the the party showband production. … More Rockwood Theatre reopening
BILLY SUTER tracks down songbird Jessica Jones, who had huge hits in the 1970s in South Africa an is now in the UK, where she is still singing. … More What became of Jessica Jones?