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The Parlotones Live at The Barn 

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The Parlotones Live in Plett
Event Date: 20 August, 2014

The Parlotones are Kahn Morbee, Neil Pauw and brothers Glen and Paul Hodgson. They formed over 10 years ago and achieved massive success in their home country of South Africa.

They released their first album Episoda in 2003 and have since released five more studio albums: Radiocontrolledrobot (2005), A World Next Door to Yours (2007), Stardust Galaxies (2009), Journey Through the Shadows (2012) and Stand Like Giants (2013). They have also released two live albums, Unplugged (2008) and Live Design (2010).

 Radiocontrolledrobot and Stardust Galaxies both won a South African Music Award (SAMA) for“Best Rock Album”.When The Parlotones originally formed they were described an Alternative band, and were heavily influenced by British bands like The Cure, The Smiths and newer bands like Radiohead and Coldplay. Later on they were called Indie, Rock and Pop.

 The band has toured internationally since 2007, spending months on the road in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and North America.  They have also toured in South America, Canada, Australia, Japan and Russia. They have toured with Coldplay, Starsailor, Snow Patrol and Blue October.  They have been involved with Earth Hour, Live Earth, Nelson Mandela’s 46664, Rhino Force, United Against Malaria and in 2012 they climbed Mt Kilamanjaro as part of gesture to end violence against women and children in Africa.

The band blended three wines during 2009 and 2010 named after some of their most popular songs: “Giant Mistake”, “Push Me to the Floor” and “We Call This Dancing”. In 2012 the band performed a rock opera called Dragonflies and Astronauts which was broadcast live around the world in 3D via DIRECT TV and in 2D live on Facebook.

Date: 20 August 2014
 Show starts at 20h00. Doors open 19h00.
Tickets: R200 per person

New features:

  • Wine bar
  • Full Cash bar
  • Forrester’s beer on tap
  • Online Platter orders
  • Snack bar
  • Shuttle service (book 1 day in advance)

The Barn, Plettenberg Bay is now a licensed venue, so you are not allowed to bring in your own alcohol or food. Thank you.