Rumours of Fleetwood Mac – and the Rugby World Cup 3rd-place playoff!
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac is a tribute show centred around one of Fleetwood Mac’s most successful albums Rumours (1977) that spent 31 weeks at No 1 on the Billboard charts. Rumours remains a candid song-writing triumph that cemented Fleetwood Mac’s status as one of the greatest rock bands of all time.
Featuring a full band made up of some of Cape Town’s top musicians, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac takes the audience into an audio landscape filled with ‘classic time-capsules of memories’ with tracks like Go your own way’, ‘Don’t Stop’, ‘Dreams’, ‘Everywhere’ and ‘Second hand news’. The earworms of Fleetwood Mac scattered throughout the show are guaranteed to have you smiling, foot-stomping & singing along to these iconic music gems.
IMMEDIATELY AFTER WE WILL BE SHOWING THE RUGBY WORLD CUP 3rd-PLACE PLAY-OFF ON THE BIG SCREEN!
(BOUGHT TICKETS GIVE YOU A SEAT FOR BOTH THE SHOW AND THE RUGBY)
Skye Wilson’s incomparable lead vocals drive the show backed by her exciting rhythm guitar work. She is no newcomer to the South African music scene, having formed The Sunshines with Greg Schoeman in 1993. The Sunshines recorded and independently released their debut album “Removeable Tattoos” (available on iTunes, Google Play, Deezer and Amazon) at Shifty Records in 1994 and dominated SA’s national and regional airwaves with their contagious, feel-good pop tunes which included the hits “Wanna make love”; “Happy Person” and “Judy”. Skye’s first album, Transformme, released in 2013, is a dreamy and somewhat indefinable collection of songs, stories and recollections, available for download on iTunes, Google Play, Deezer and Amazon.
Greg Schoeman (electric guitarist and vocalist ) is a professional, experienced and diverse guitar player and vocalist. His style ranges from pop/rock to blues/soul with a drop of African thrown in for good measure. Along with Skye, he founded The Sunshines in the 90’s. He also plays for the popular Fancy Galada Band. Greg recently released his self penned album called “In My Street”, available for download at iTunes, Google Play, Deezer and Amazon.
Wendy Van Rensburg’s exciting keyboard playing and vocals have ensured her a busy career as a freelance musician. Not only has she written and produced two cabarets, written and composed music for various clients, including Sun International, she has also performed in some highly acclaimed productions, including “Girl Talk 007” at The Sound Stage.
Guido Helm (bass player and vocalist) has over 25 years of experience in the music industry. Guido hails from Windhoek, Namibia where he began studying classical and electric guitar at age 14 at the highly acclaimed College for the Arts, (previously known as Windhoek Conservatoire). He relocated to Cape Town in 1996 to pursue his musical career. He joined his first project “Calamity Jane” as lead guitarist. The band recorded a few singles which receiving airplay on 5FM and played various festivals including Wingerdstock and Up the Creek. In 2000, a new project was formed called “Kelvin Declined”. The band quickly gained popularity in Cape Town and recorded their self titled debut album. The album produced 5 radio singles and they toured the country and playing festivals including Oppikoppi and Woodstock amongst others. A music video to the hit single “42” made it onto MTV Europe. Since then Guido has played in other bands and is equally adept at lead and bass guitar. In 2008 Guido relocated to Johannesburg to join rock band “One Day Remains”. The band signed a 3 album deal with David Gresham Records, released their debut album and started touring and receiving extensive air time on radio and television with songs like “The Need” and “Never Say Die”. In 2009 Guido crossed paths with Mark Beling who had departed from his band Mean Mr. Mustard and was offered to join his new project, “The Mark Beling Band”. The project saw the release of a new album “Mercury”, through Sting Records and resulted in radio play and supporting “The Christians” on their South African tour. Whilst in Johannesburg, Guido also did session recordings and gigs for artists such as Blackbyrd, Peter Pote (Evolver), Nelda, Tresspass and MENS. He relocated back to Cape Town in 2021 and we are very pleased he did.
Drummer/Percussionist and Vocalist, Francois Hardy relocated from Durban to Cape Town on 2021. His music career has earned him the respect of the local and international music industry. In the 1980’s Francois toured South Africa as Drummer with 7 piece International Irish Rock Band “The Molloy’s”. In the 1980’s and 90’s he was a founding member, drummer and backing vocalist for “Equinox”, one of the most successful bands to come out of South Africa. The group recorded an album with David Gresham Records entitled “Under Cover Lover” and their song “Kiss, Kiss Goodbye” off the album, reached No.2 on the South African charts. Since leaving Equinox, Francois has toured and performed extensively in South Africa and some of his most celebrated performances have been in Theatre productions. He performed with Pierre de Charmoy in “Reaching Out”, “The Balladeer” and “Diamonds and Charms”. He also performed in Three Theatre Productions with the “Pumpkin Theatre Show Band” at La Montagne Resort in Ballito. Under Musical Director Calli Thomson, Francois thrilled audiences in three different productions at the Heritage Theatre in Hillcrest. He performed on drums and vocals in Johan Liebenberg’s “Neil Diamond and Friends” at the Barnyard Theatre in Umhlanga Rocks. Francois performed in a Latin American Production “La Vida” with a 10 piece cast at the Barnyard Theatre in Umhlanga Rocks. Francois has recently performed Drums/vocals in “The John Ellis Trio” .
Fleetwood Mac, (a name synonymous with great music) is a British-American band formed in London in 1967. To date, they have sold more than 140 million records worldwide, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time. In 1998, select members of Fleetwood Mac were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.