For those about to rock! The ultimate tribute to the Australian hard rock band AC/DC! Formed in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus young AC/DC is considered the pioneers of heavy metal.
This exciting new tribute show is brought to you by Legato Artist bookings & Management and Marcato.
Simon & Garfunkle Tribute
OLD FRIENDS – A tribute to Simon and Garfunkel is a production dedicated to the music of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, the legendary folk duo from New York in the 1960s and 1970s, renowned for their prophetic songwriting about inner city life, their gentle and melodic harmonies and their recognisable songs. It brings new life to the familiar music, and also tells the story behind the legend of Simon and Garfunkel. The show is fronted by a young duo called Marcato (aka Ben van Zyl and Pieter Smit), whose renditions of the music will bring goose bumps to new and established followers of Simon and Garfunkel alike. They are supported by a group of talented and established musicians from STORM Produktionz and the show is produced and directed by the acclaimed musical force of Mel Botes and Richard H Nosworthy.
Johnny Cash Tribute
Johnny Cash was a prolific song writer and singer whose genres covered country western, rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly, blues and gospel music.
Cash is the only person to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.
Pink Floyd Tribute
Based on the success of the Crazy Diamond show, and on public demand – Mel has successfully launched the second chapter in his series of Pink Floyd Tribute shows in October 2014 at the Atterbury Theatre to a SOLD OUT audience!
This Crazy Diamond show received raving reviews during the past five years and thousands of die-hard fans of one of the most successful rock bands of all time were taken aback by the authentic sounds!
Bob Dylan Tribute
The show was successfully launched at Atterbury Theatre on 6 June. The crowd were ecstatic about the production, the musicians and the storyline! They received a standing ovation and the audience wanted more!
The show traces the life of Bob Dylan, and his impact on 20th century American popular music and culture. It also encapsulates Dylan’s rise to fame as a folk singer and songwriter.
Dire Straits Tribute
For the past three years, multi-talented musician and master guitarist Mel Botes, has tantalized audiences all over the country with his critically acclaimed musical performance, Crazy Diamond – A Tribute to Pink Floyd.
Audiences and critics agreed that he mastered the complexity and density of the Floyd in a way that none of the other tribute shows have achieved. He then followed this with David?s Confession – About Time, Chapter II an original composition of his own, featuring various other acclaimed musicians with him.
Gary Moore Tribute
Wild Frontier is a tribute to Gary Moore’s unique sound, style, musical compositions and Irish fire. Songs in the repertoire include Moore’s big hits like Parisian Walkways, The Loner’ Still Got the Blues, Over The Hills And Far Away, Walking By Myself and many more.
Mel Botes – Imaginary Friends
A tribute to Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, JJ Cale, Dave Gilmour, Gary Moore, Mark Knopfler, Jimi Hendrix & Steve Lukather
For the past seven years Mel Botes has entertained audiences all over the country with his critically acclaimed musical performances, Crazy Diamond – A Tribute to Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (Chapter II in series of Pink Floyd tribute shows) and Sultans of Swing – tribute to Dire Straits.
Riders From The Storm
Riders from the Storm is an initiative undertaken by rock guitarist Mel Botes, (wearing his producers cap,) renowned for his craftsmanship on the electric guitar, his interpretations of legendary rock classics, his original compositions and more recently his classical repertoire. It is directed by his collaborator on numerous other productions, Richard H Nosworthy.
“4 SHOWS IN 1” is a combination show of four of their most popular Theatre productions – tribute to PINK FLOYD, BOB DYLAN, DIRE STRAITS & SIMON & GARFUNKEL featuring old favourites – Bridge over troubled water, Knocking on Heavens Door, Sultans of Swing, Blowing in the Wind, Brick in the Wall, Cecilia, Wish you were Here, Wake up little Suzie, Money for nothing and many more! Featuring Mel Botes Band & Marcato (Ben van Zyl, Pieter Marcato, Euan Nel, Charles Geer & Jerry Spangenberg) – 12 TOP SA musicians on one stage – all from the STORM stable.