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American Authors return to South Africa this Easter for special performances in Cape Town and Johannesburg

American Authors return to South Africa this Easter for special performances in Cape Town and Johannesburg

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New York-based pop-rock sensation, American Authors, are set to make a triumphant return to South Africa this Easter with electrifying performances scheduled for Cape Town and Johannesburg.

By Underground Press

Published Wednesday, 24 January 2024 11:02

Dates are as follows to see AMERICAN AUTHORS live and tickets go on sale on Wednesday, January 24 at 9 am: Wednesday, 27 March 2024 - The Old Biscuit Mill, Cape Town Thursday, 28 March 2024, The Copper Bar, Bryanston, Johannesburg

[South Africa - 22 January 2024] American Authors first toured South Africa back in 2015 and are excited to return this March, which also includes a performance at Splashy Fen festival in KZN!

Zac Barnett, lead vocalist and guitarist of American Authors, is eager for their return to SA. "Our last trip to South Africa was a life-changing experience - from surfing Muizenberg, to swimming with sharks, to creating new friendships & playing incredible shows for wonderful people. For this trip it’s only natural we go even bigger & make more memories that last forever."

American Authors, consisting of Zac Barnett (vocals/guitar), Dave Rublin (bass), and Matt Sanchez (drums), formed in 2006 at Berklee College of Music in Boston. After relocating to Brooklyn, the band's breakout single 'Best Day of My Life' became a global phenomenon, featured in over 600 movie trailers, TV shows, commercials, and as the theme song for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Following the success of their chart-topping debut album, “Oh, What a Life”, the band has achieved numerous milestones, including multi-platinum singles, awards show appearances, and global tours with renowned artists.

The band's impressive journey includes gold and triple-platinum certifications, billion-stream milestones, and top-charting hits like 'Go Big or Go Home'. Their latest endeavours include the critically acclaimed album Seasons (2019) and the Counting Down EP, released during the 2020 pandemic.

2021 and 2022 showcased American Authors in notable collaborations and unique cover renditions, leading up to their highly anticipated new album, slated for early 2023.

Lead singer Zac Barnett expresses the band's unwavering commitment to their musical evolution: "We've never been afraid to explore new musical genres but we always try to maintain a message of hope in our music."

Don't miss this opportunity to witness American Authors' energetic and genre-defying performance. 

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 24 January at 9am and details are as follows:

Cape Town

  • Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2024
  • Time: 18:00 - 22:30
  • Venue: The Old Biscuit Mill, Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915
  • Tickets: General Admission R595 excl R35 service fee
  • Ticket Link: Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 24 January at 9am - Webtickets
  • Facebook Event: Facebook Event

Johannesburg

  • Date: Thursday, 28 March 2024
  • Time: 18:00 - 22:00
  • Venue: The Copper Bar, Corner Main Office Park, 2 Payne Road, Bryanston 2191

Tickets:

  • General Admission Phase One - R695 excl R35 service fee
  • General Admission Phase Two - R795 excl R35 service fee
  • Ticket Link: Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 24 January at 9 am - Howler
  • Facebook Event: Facebook Event

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>> Wednesday, 24 January 2024 11:02

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About American Authors

American Authors (formerly known as The Blue Pages) is an American rock band originally from Boston, now based in New York City, signed to Island Records. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Zac Barnett, bassist Dave Rublin, and drummer Matt Sanchez. Former member include guitarist and banjoist James Adam Shelley.
They are best known for their hit singles 'Believer' and 'Best Day of My Life', from their debut album, Oh, What a Life, as well as their top 20 hit 'Go Big or Go Home,' from their second album, What We Live For.

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