REGGAE LEGENDS RETURN TO SOUTH AFRICA
DSTV UB40 SA TOUR
In association with Heart 104.9FM in Cape Town
and Kaya FM in Joburg
With more than 50 hit singles and record sales in excess of 70 million worldwide, UB40 remain one of the most successful bands of all time. Three of the founding members have reunited, including the original vocalist Ali Campbell, who is set to mesmerize audiences with his signature voice. Seed Experiences and DStv are proud to bring UB40 back to the country in April for two exclusive concerts, one in Paarl in the Western Cape and one in Johannesburg.
The first show takes place on Friday 4 April 2014 at the beautiful Val de Vie Winelands Lifestyle Estate in Paarl and gates open at 15h30. In Johannesburg, the show takes place on Saturday 5 April at popular park venue, Emmarentia Dam and gates open at 11am.
DStv is proud to come on board as media partner along with Heart 104.9FM as Cape Town radio partner and Kaya FM as the Johannesburg radio partner, to bring fans the band’s all time classics such as ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘Kingston Town’ and ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’, which are known and adored across the world and sound as fresh today as they did when they were first released.
One of the most commercially successful acts of all time in terms of record sales, chart positions and touring schedules, UB40’s simple formula of accessible reggae, catchy songs and electrifying live performances continues to draw massive crowds as they tour the world’s top venues in their fourth decade together.
Tickets are on sale from R395 at Webtickets. Get yours now and see UB40 live at two of South Africa’s top venues.
Gates open: 15h30 in Cape Town and at 11h00 in Joburg
Concert starts: 17h45 in Cape Town and 12h00 in Joburg
Duration: 07hours 30 mins in Cape Town and 06 hours in Joburg
Tickets: Prices range from R395
Friday 4 April
Saturday 5 April
Follow UB40 SA Tour on Facebook for announcements of the stellar South African support line-up and other relevant information, and listen out to Heart 104.9 FM and keep an eye on their social pages and website for more information.
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Radio Partner (Johannesburg)
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About Heart 104.9FM
HEART 104.9FM – We are Cape Town’s Beat – One of the Western Cape’s top commercial radio stations Heart 104.9FM – a trusted member of the community, a thought leader; an all-round entertainer that’s in touch with the values Capetonians hold most dear. Each day, we enjoy the rewards of a fiercely loyal, highly interactive relationship with a fan base well over half a million strong. Heart’s music will entertain you throughout the day with a carefully placed mix of old and new music to inspire you, energise you, and touch your heart at exactly the right times! Weekends are filled with Top 30 hits, late night party favourites and on Sundays we wind down with old school classics.
HEART 104.9FM – Our brand – Integrity and authenticity define everything we do. Our audience would accept nothing less. We are the expression of a culture that is the core of Cape Town: community-centered, socially aware, and committed to enjoying life to the full. Heart 104.9FM is the polished, professional platform; the ultimate showcase for the best examples of the city’s true values.
About Kaya FM
KAYA FM reflects the lives of the predominantly black, urban listener between the ages 25 – 49 living in Gauteng. The station broadcasts both music and talk. KAYA FM 95.9 broadcasts in English on the FM frequency signal 95 (Dot) 9, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The current listenership stands at 561,000 per average day and 1,353,000 per average 7 days. The music format offers a diverse and soulful mix of adult contemporary music to smoother sounds like R&B, World Music and Soul and Jazz.
About Seed Experiences
Seed Experiences is the award-winning agency behind South Africa’s top festivals such as Rocking the Daisies, Sowing the Seeds, Vodacom In the City and the We Are One Colour Festival. The company also produces 5Gum’s exclusive events as well as the digital industry’s Bookmarks Awards; and will be hosting the Vic Falls Carnival in Zimbabwe last New Year’s Eve.
Accolades include: Winner – Climate Change Leadership Award in the Small to Medium Business Category (2009 and 2010); Winner – Eco-Logic Award for Climate Change (2011); Finalist – Eco-Logic Award in Transport (2011); Finalist – Mail and Guardian Future Greening Awards (2012); Finalist in the Bookmarks Awards (2012); nominated in the ‘Best Music Festival’ category for the MK Awards (2012); awarded the Highly Commended A Greener Festival Award (2012); Winner – Eco-logic Awards in Transport (2012) and Winner – Eco-logic Awards in Recycling (2012).