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“Simon Cowell Sign Them Up”

Magic Moments in Oudtshoorn
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: An unforgettable evening of live music and traditional South African food in the intimate setting of the home of the performers.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed 30 April 2014

If you are reading this you are like me and put research into your holiday plans. A few months ago I was reading someone else's review here on tripadvisor about how great Magic Moments was and that "Susan Boyle moment". Even though I had been prepared for it, there is nothing that can accurately describe the feeling when Barry starts playing the intro on his fantastic keyboard and Sissy comes in with her opener. It immediately puts you at ease that you have made a great decision to visit Magic Moments.

We stopped in Oudtshoorn on a drive between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town and stayed with Barry and Sissy. Although we only spent a few hours with them it felt like we were with family and by the time we left it felt we were leaving friends behind. It was the penultimate evening of our two week trip in South Africa and its Garden Route and was the perfect end to a great trip. Barry and Sissy are such warm people and the love they have for each other, what they are doing and others just flows throughout the whole evening. Joey is an excellent cook and great singer and rounds off the trio of talent nicely. Barry's original songs are also excellent.

I hope they can enter Britain's Got Talent one day and share themselves with the world. Deserves to be as highly rated as it is on this site.

Thank LeeQuah
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

This was one of the best experiences we had when traveling the Garden route, and definitely the best one in Oudtshoorn. Sisi, Barry and Joey were very friendly and even arranged accomodation for us during the arts festival. Joey is a fantastic cook and a great singer, just as Sisi. And Barry realy knows how to handle that synthesizer. Wonderful evening with music, wine, good food and great people! Recommended for everybody!

Thank MichielVG1992
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

An amazing evening of entertainment and traditional food with wonderful people. Made to feel at home and very welcome. Sissy and Joey have fantastic voices along with te wonderful music from Barry.

Thank Barry-847
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

Wonderful evening with Sissy, Joey and Barry. Warm welcome, good conversation, and stunning voices and performance. Don't miss it when you are in Oudtshoorn.

Thank 529WorldTraveler529
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

My husband and myself and 2 friends had a great evening at Magic Moments. Good food; chicken potjiekos; the SA dish. Great musical experience; SIssi and Joeys voices are fantastic and with Barry on on the keyboard provides jazz and popular music with a gospel fee. A lovely relaxing evening.

Thank Anette M
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