Foo Fighters learn to fly for a walk in SA

2014-06-24 00:00

CAPE TOWN — After news broke yesterday morning that the Foo Fighters (pictured) will be touring South Africa, Big Concerts has officially confirmed the opening acts, dates and ticket information for the tour.

The U.S. band will be playing in Cape Town on Wednesday December 10 and in Johannesburg on Saturday December 13.

UK indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs and local Jozi rockers BLK JKS will be opening for the Foo Fighters in SA.

Ticket prices range from R350 to R1 085.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday, June 26 at 9 am from Big Concerts and Computicket.

The Foo Fighters are Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear. Since debuting in 1995, the American arena/stadium rock band have raked in 11 Grammy Awards, sold over 25 million copies worldwide and spawned anthems like Everlong, Monkey Wrench, My Hero, Learn To Fly, All My Life, Best Of You, The Pretender, Walk and more.

The band’s eighth studio album is due for release in November 2014.

This will be the first time the Foo Fighters perform in South

Africa.

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