DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
PERFORMS LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SOUTH AFRICA
with special guest VUSI MAHLASELA
Embargoed until Tuesday 11th June 2013 at 7.45am
Big Concerts announced today that Dave Matthews Band will tour South Africa for the very first time performing in Cape Town on 30th November 2013 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest and Johannesburg at the Coca-Cola Dome on 3rd December 2013. Presented by 567 CapeTalk, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-Net. Another Big Concerts Experience. Tickets on sale from www.bigconcerts.co.za or Computicket from 9am, Tuesday 11th June 2013.
Dave Matthews Band will be supported by music legend Vusi Mahlasela. Vusi has shared the stage with Sting, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Josh Groban, Paul Simon, Ray LaMontange, among many others. One of his proudest moments was in 2010 when he helped ring in the World Cup at Orlando Stadium in Soweto at the FIFA Kickoff Concert. To date, Vusi has released seven studio albums on Sony Records and is signed to Dave Matthews’ ATO Records in North America; his hit songs include Silang Mabele, When You Come Back, and Say Africa.
Dave Matthews Band is touring in support of its latest album, , which named as one of the Top 50 Albums of 2012 while Jon Pareles noted: “The songs have grown-up concerns, from lifelong love to the entire sweep of human history, in settings that range from sparse intimacy to intricate folk-and-funk excursions.” Produced by Steve Lillywhite, the record entered the 200 at No. 1, making the first group in chart history to have six consecutive studio albums debut atop the chart.
Born in Johannesburg, Dave Matthews went to high school at St Stithians College but moved to New York in 1986. He has never performed in South Africa and this will be the first opportunity to watch Dave Matthews Band live in Cape Town and Johannesburg.Tickets go on sale at 9am from bigconcerts.co.za and Computicket..
Cape Town – presented by 567 CapeTalk and M-NET
Saturday 30th November 2013
Grand Arena, GrandWest
Tickets on sale at 9am from bigconcerts.co.za and Computicket priced R400 – R600
Johannesburg – presented by 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-NET
Tuesday 3rd December 2013
Tickets go on sale at 9am from bigconcerts.co.za and Computicket priced R400 – R675