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    ‘Brightside’ World Tour: The Lumineers return to South Africa for two shows

    American folk band The Lumineers will be returning to South Africa for their Brightside World Tour later this year. The Grammy-nominated band will perform in Cape Town on 30 November and in Pretoria on 2 December. The Lumineers’ tour comes after the release of their fourth studio album on 14 January. 

    Tickets for their shows in Cape Town and Pretoria are set to go on sale on Friday 27 May, but there are a few South Africans who will be able to get the tickets earlier…

    ALSO READ: Calum Scott returns to SA for ‘Bridges’ World Tour [watch]

    THE LUMINEERS’ SUCCESS 

    The Lumineers blasted onto the music scene in 2011 with their hit track Ho Hey before releasing their self-titled debut album the following year. The album includes favourites like Submarines, Slow It Down and Dead Sea

    Since then, they have released three albums including their fourth studio album, Brightside

    Speaking to IOL, the two-man band made up of Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites, described the nine-track album as their “most rocking album”. 

    “There’s a fire to this record that we don’t think we were willing to go for in the past. We were able to get out of our own way and go direct to the source.”

    LISTEN TO ‘BIRTHDAY’ HERE 

    THE LUMINEERS RETURN TO SOUTH AFRICA 

    The Lumineers made their South African debut in 2014 with performances in Cape Town and Johannesburg and returned in 2017 for their Cleopatra World Tour. 

    This year, the folk band are gearing up for performances in Cape Town at the Grand West Arena on 30 November and in Pretoria at the SunBet Arena at Time Square Casino on 2 December. 

    Taking to Instagram on Monday 23 May, The Lumineers wrote: “We’re so excited to be bringing the Brightside World Tour to South Africa!” 

    ALSO READ: Breaking: Justin Bieber announces two SA shows for Justice World Tour

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW 

    Tickets to see The Lumineers go on sale Friday 27 May at 09:00.

    The Discovery Bank pre-sale for Discovery Bank cardholders will begin on Wednesday 25 May at 09:00. 

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