Alternative rock band The Sweet Resistance will open for +LIVE+ when the band tours South Africa, later this year. +LIVE+ will perform at the GrandWest Grand Arena on 7 November 2017 and at Sun International's Sun Arena at Time Square in Menlyn, Pretoria on 10 and 11 November 2017.
Formed in Cape Town, The Sweet Resistance’s three singles off their debut album playlisted on 5FM this year. Feel
was at number one on the 5FM SA Top30 and the follow-up single Captivated
went straight to number one on the Top 10 at 10.
The band also received critical acclaim after opening for Pixies in Johannesburg, earlier this year. “We’ve been blessed with an incredible 2017 - and now to wrap it up by touring with Live is a dream come true,” says lead singer Tash Meister.
Presented by AMP Events, the show promises to feature all the highlights from Live’s 25-year repertoire. “+LIVE+ is one of the greatest alt-rock acts of our time and their fan base here in South Africa is second to none,” says AMP CEO Andy Mac.
The original line-up of Live - Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion) - recently reunited for this worldwide tour.
+LIVE+ announces that they will be adding an additional show to their Pretoria leg of their tour after Pretoria sells-out...
31 May 2017
2017 will mark 25 years since their debut album Mental Jewelry
was released on 31 December 1991. The multi-platinum band from Pennsylvania have sold over 22 million albums worldwide and earned two number one albums (Throwing Copper
, Secret Samadhi
The original line-up of +LIVE+ performed their last show in July 2009 before going off in different directions. Tickets cost: R 495 – R 795 and are available via the Computicket