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ABBA & NEIL DIAMOND IN MAY!

 

Not to be missed ‘Live at the Balalaika’ presents two more tributes in May.  This pop-up theatre is gaining momentum as patrons flock not only to see the shows but to visit the 70 year old hotel that has been lovingly restored to be the 4 star hotel that it is today.

First up is Johan Liebenberg with his Tribute to Neil Diamond entitled Beautiful Noise.  This consummate performer lovingly brings Neil Diamond’s songs to the stage and he truly does justice to the timeless music of one of America’s greatest entertainment giants. Next up is ABBA - Thank You: The Tribute Show; the ultimate show that encompasses one of the worlds most epic singing groups.

 "Sweet Caroline....BUH BUH BUH", we know you know the words! So get ready Joburg,  ‘Live at the Balalaika’presentsJohan Liebenberg in his brand new show a‘Beautiful Noise’a tribute to Neil Diamond for four shows only.  

This consummate performer with his superb voice and captivating personality, uncannily brings to life Neil Diamond’s evergreen hits like “Sweet Caroline”, “Beautiful Noise”, “Desiree”, “I’m A Believer” and “Longfellow Serenade”, to mention but a few.

Neil Diamond is one of the most enduring and successful singer-songwriters of all time, having sold over 25 million records worldwide. He is also the third most successful adult contemporary artist on the Billboard charts and was inducted into the Songwriters’ & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

Namibian-born, Johan Liebenberg, has performed in myriads of productions as vocalist and guitarist and who is still performing his Tribute to Neil Diamond in various Theatres, realized that singing the hits of Neil Diamond is his speciality after fronting “Diamonds & Pearls” in 2009. He went on to produce and direct his own sell-out show, “Neil Diamond & Friends” in 2013 and has not looked back since. Johan’s popular “Tribute to Neil Diamond” is in great demand and he has enjoyed sold-out and virtually sold-out performances across the length and breadth of South Africa and Namibia.

Neil Diamond’s evergreen hits like “Sweet Caroline”, “Beautiful Noise”, “America”, “I am I Said”, “Cante Libre” and many more are brought to life by Johan Liebenberg. Johan’s popular “Tribute to Neil Diamond” features the icon’s evergreen hits like “Sweet Caroline”, Beautiful Noise”, “America”, “I Am I Said”, “Forever in Blue Jeans”, “Song Sung Blue”, “Desiree”, “I’m A Believer”, “Longfellow Serenade”, “Cracklin’ Rosie”, and many more. 

He truly does justice to the timeless music of one of America’s greatest entertainment giants! Johan enjoyed sold-out performances of his “Tribute to Neil Diamond” and has also received rave reviews and standing ovations for his show and celebrated the music of his idol, Neil Diamond.

PERFORMANCES - 4 SHOWS ONLY

Thursday 9 May,

Friday 10 May,

Saturday 11 May all at 8 pm,

and a matinee Sunday 12 May at 3pm 

Tickets:

Tickets can be bought through Computicket (011) 484 0204 or from the reception at the Balalaika Protea Hotel and at the door. Call The Balalaika Protea Hotel on (011) 322 5000. 

Tickets are priced at R195 

 

 

 

Next up is ABBA - Thank you: A Tribute Show - This magical musical tribute to one of the greatest super-groups of the seventies brings you the classic vocal melodies and harmonies of all the hits that you love. ‘Chiquitita’, ‘Knowing me, Knowing you’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Thank you for the Music’, ‘Mamma Mia’ and many more.

PERFORMANCES

17 MAY - 8PM

18 MAY - 8PM

24 MAY - 8PM

 25 MAY - 8PM

 Tickets:

Tickets can be bought through Computicket (011) 484 0204 or from the reception at the Balalaika Protea Hotel and at the door. Call The Balalaika Protea Hotel on (011) 322 5000.  

Tickets are priced at R195 

 

Parking:

There is safe underground parking at the MARC which is in Maude Street

About the Balalaika Hotel:

It is one of Johannesburg’s iconic hotels and a founding landmark of the Sandton precinct. The hotel turns 70 this year and brings a unique country-style atmosphere with beautiful gardens, a pool and birdlife which complements the Pop-Up Theatre.

The four-star Balalaika Protea Hotel has 330 rooms and 9 conference venues accommodating up to 300 delegates. Staff  have been hand-picked to offer a unique people-centred hospitality throughout the hotel. 

 

 

 

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