Calling lovers of rock music, fans of Queen and Freddie Mercury and anyone wanting to experience the greatest hits and rock anthems of the Queen band in an arena atmosphere. Following on from its sold-out concerts in 2022, the Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic tribute show returns to GrandWest, Cape Town for one night only on 9 December 2023. Thereafter it moves to The Globe at Suncoast, Durban for three shows on 21, 22 and 23 December 2023.

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Big screens, crazy costumes

Immerse yourself in the spectacle, grandeur, and energy of the world’s greatest rock band. Expect big sound, big screens, crazy lighting and outlandish costumes… it’s a real rock experience! Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is thrilled to bring new costuming and some previously never performed Queen tracks to the stage on this tour, allowing die-hard fans to rock the night away. Relive all your favourite tracks and hits from Queen whilst being treated to some of the rarer tracks, reimagined with care, and performed live on stage.

Showtime Australia proudly introduces South African musicians Warren Vernon-Driscoll performing lead vocals, guitar and piano live on stage in Freddie’s original key; Rusty Red takes on the famous guitar riffs of Brian May with Michael Dickens on drums and Andre van der Merwe on bass guitar.

Get ready for a night of non-stop rock anthems including We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, Radio GaGa, I Want to Break Free, Somebody to Love, Don’t Stop Me Now, Another One Bites the Dust, A Kind of Magic, Bohemian Rhapsody and more.

Queen It’s a Kinda Magic tribute show tickets
Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic tribute show

Show info
Cape Town

Saturday, 9 December, 8pm. Doors 7pm.
At Grand Arena, GrandWest
Ticket prices (including VAT)
Floor Section (Block F) R435.
Lower Level (Block C) R435.
Lower Level R335.
Upper Level (Row A-C) R335.


21 – 23 December, at 8pm. Doors 7pm.
At The Globe, Suncoast, Durban.
Ticket prices (including VAT) R175, R275, R375.
Bookings:, 086 100 8277, Suncoast Box Office.
The show returns to South Africa for seven April 2024 performances at Joburg Theatre.

What: Queen It’s a Kinda Magic