Example and DJ Wire will be conducting a three-city tour this summer when they visit Cape Town on 4 October 4, Durban on 5 October and Joburg on 6 October, 2012. The line-up also includes 5FM's DJ Fresh, Euphonik, Roger Goode, Poppy, Fix Moeti and C-Live, Goodluck, Ryan Dent, PH Fat, Nick Supply and Funky G.
British superstar Example has notched up two UK number one singles (Changed The Way You Kiss Me and Stay Awake) and a number one album ("Playing in the Shadows"). Live shows are key for Example. "My mission is to get everyone going mental. I base the success of my gigs on how bouncy the crowd is. I watched Faithless for years and have watched Nirvana headline Reading. They get crowds moshing. I want to recapture that energy."
DJ Wire started his career playing on pirate radio station Freak FM. He is credited with playing an instrumental part in the formation of the "Grime" scene with the release of his seminal track Believe Me. In 2008 he teamed up with Chase and Status to set-up MTA Records. It was through Chase and Status that he met Example. Wire produced several tracks for Example's "Won't Go Quietly" Gold-selling album and began touring and performing with him. In 2010 he presented his first multi-genre mix CD "The Playlist" for Ministry of Sound with Example.
Cape Town Grand West Arena. Nick Supply 6.30 to 7.30pm; PH Fat 7.30 to 8.30pm; 5FM's Euphonik 8.30 to 9.30pm; Goodluck 9.30 to 10.30pm and Example and DJ Wire 10.30 to 11.30pm. Tickets cost between R215 and R375.
Durban Wavehouse. Funky G 6 to 7pm; 5FM's Poppy 7 to 8pm; 5FM's C-Live 8 to 9pm; 5FM's Euphonik 9 to 10pm; Goodluck 10 to 11pm and Example and DJ Wire 11 to midnight. Tickets cost between R215 and R375.
Joburg Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown. 5FM's Fix Moeti 7 to 8pm; 5FM's C-Live 8 to 9pm; 5FM's DJ Fresh 9 to 10pm; Funky G 10 to 10.30pm; Example and DJ Wire 11 to midnight; 5FM's Roger Goode 1 to 2am; Ryan Dent 2 to 3am and Funky G 3am to close. Tickets cost between R245 and R395.
Tickets are available at Shoprite Checkers as well as Computicket. Not for sale to persons under the age of 18.
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