ROB Warren will be performing the music of American folk rock singer, Jim Croce, at the Rhumbelow Theatre at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Alan Paton Avenue, Pietermaritzburg, at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on Sunday, October 29.
Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and singles, including Bad, Bad Leroy Brown and Time in a Bottle which reached number one on the American Billboard Hot 100 chart.
On Thursday, September 20, 1973 Croce and band mate, Maury Muehleisen, died tragically when their chartered light aircraft crashed during take off in Louisiana.
Says Warren: “Jim Croce has always been an enigmatic figure in my life, my father introduced me to his music at age 12, and I have played his songs ever since, from the earliest days of my musical journey. His music leaves me with a deep sense of nostalgia and comfort, I am looking so forward to sharing these stories with you.”
The Jim Croce Tribute will be intimate performance from the Black Lapels front man who will be doing what he does best on acoustic guitar and vocal accompanied by special guests in this unique show offering.
Feature songs include Time in a Bottle, Bad, Bad Leroy Brown, I got a Name, Lovers Cross, Rapid Roy, Roller Derby Queen, I’ll have to say I love you in a song, Operator, Next Time This Time…and many more.
Tickets are R150 (R130 pensioners) at Computicket.
Bring picnic baskets but no drinks. There is a cash bar.
Inquiries: Roland at 082 499 8636.