Dave Matthews Band

2013-06-18 12:43

The Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival

2013-06-03 13:51

Watch highlights from the 2013 Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival. The festival, held at the Baxter Theatre, brings high school, university, and community jazz bands together to showcase their talents. WATCH

When: Cape Town: 30th November & Johannesburg: 3rd December 2013
Where: Grand West, Cape Town & Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg.

Born in Johannesburg, Dave Matthews went to high school at St Stithians College but moved to New York in 1986 and is touring in support of his album, Away From The World which is named as one of the Top 50 Albums of 2012.

The band consists of Carter Beauford (drums), Jeff Coffin (saxophone), Stefan Lessard (bass), Dave Matthews (vocals, guitar), Tim Reynolds (guitar), Rashawn Ross (trumpet) and Boyd Tinsley (violin). The group has collectively sold 37 million CDs and DVDs combined and has been ranked as the biggest touring act around the world for the past ten years selling more than 18 million tickets.

The supporting act for this upcoming show is none other than the South African legend, Vusi Mahlasela, we all know him for his help during the 2010 FIFA World Cup Kickoff concert. He has shared the stage with the likes of Sting, Josh Groban, Paul Simon and the Ladysmith Black Mambazo to mention a few and has seven albums under his belt.

Tickets are available at Computicket from R400.00.
Dave Matthews Band

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