July 23, 2012
Linkin Park head to Cape Town in November 2012
It's official – American rock band Linkin Park will perform at Cape Town Stadium on November 7, 2012.
The band announced on their website that they would be playing two shows. "We're looking forward to playing South Africa for the very first time," the band is quoted as saying.
To date, Linkin Park has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and has won two Grammy Awards. The band was also ranked at No. 19 on the Best Artists of the Decade chart by Billboard.
Linkin Park Underground fan club members have exclusive access to tickets from 09h00 on July 24, 2012, until 17h00 on July 25, 2012, for the Johannesburg and Cape Town shows. Tickets will go on sale to the public on July 27, 2012, and are priced between R315 and R690.
This will be the first time the band performs in South Africa.
Check out Linkin Park on tour below:
Cape Town Stadium has hosted major concerts and events including U2 in February 2011, where some 72 000 people were accommodated on the field and in the stands, and more recently the stadium hosted thousands of football fans when Manchester United took on Ajax CT.
Cape Town Stadium is now open for public tours.