James Blunt returns to SA next February

James Blunt Press Session 2013

If you’ll pardon the pun, but I’m not particularly ‘over the moon’ about this tour announcement, but many people will be. Don’t get me wrong, he’s a nice dude. His music just doesn’t appeal to me anymore. #NoHate. Big Concerts has announced that James Blunt will be heading back to South Africa next February. His Moon Landing tour drops by Mzansi on the 12th, 14th and 15th of February. The tour kicks off in Cape Town, followed by two gigs at Carnival City. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 9am.

Full press release: Big Concerts confirmed today that James Blunt will be bringing his brand new tour ‘Moon Landing’ for 3 concert dates in 2015 starting in Cape Town on 12th February 2015 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest followed by two nights in Johannesburg on the 14th and 15th February 2015 at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City. Presented by KFM and M-Net

 

Cape Town tickets are on sale Monday 7th July at 9am and Johannesburg tickets go on sale Tuesday 8th July at 9am. Go to www.bigconcerts.com for all the information.

 

Blunt’s first album, “Back to Bedlam,” catapulted him to worldwide superstardom on the strength of massive songs such as “You’re Beautiful,” “High” and “Goodbye My Lover.” Add on two more albums, three world tours, four number one singles, five Grammy nods (plus two BRIT awards, two Ivor Novellos and a host of MTV awards), a six piece band and seven whole years on the road, James Blunt has proven his musical success is here to stay.

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Watch: James Blunt performs in Johannesburg

UK singer/ songwriter James Blunt performed to over 10 000 fans at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg at the weekend. This marked his second tour to the country in three years. Look, I’ll be honest I was a James Blunt fan for about as long as the hit single “You’re Beautiful” was on radio (before being overplayed). So I wasn’t totally excited to see him again, but I respect the fans who do still like him and judging by their response, they were stoked to see him too. Did you go? Who in Cape Town is going to the show tomorrow night? Give me and others reading this your thoughts.

James Blunt returning to SA


Singer songwriter James Blunt is returning to South Africa. Big Concerts announced the news yesterday. He’ll be performing two shows in August, as part of his ‘Some Kind of Trouble World Tour’. He’ll be performing tracks from his latest album, “Some Kind of Trouble” as well as the hits from “Back To Bedlam” and “All The Lost Souls”.

Tour Itinerary

Durban – presented by East Coast Radio
Wednesday 24th August 2011
ICC Durban Arena
Tickets from R221 – R426

Johannesburg – presented by Jacaranda 94.2
Friday 26th August 2011
Coca-Cola Dome
Tickets from R272 – R529