Saturday, 13th of December 2008
Although the inaugural Virgin Festival has been postponed, fans of Maroon 5 and One
Republic have all the reason to celebrate. Maroon 5 and their special guests One Republic will still be performing live in South Africa this Summer. This three-city tour is scheduled for The Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg, Saturday, 13th of December 2008; the ICC, Durban Arena, Sunday, 14th of December, 2008 and the Grand Arena – Grandwest, Cape Town, Wednesday, 17th of December 2008.
A&M/Octone recording artists Maroon 5 recently wrapped up their North American tour in support of double-platinum-selling album It Won’t be Soon Before Long. The disc, which entered Billboard’s Top 200 at No. 1, has spawned a remarkable string of
four straight hit singles, including No. 1 smash “Makes Me Wonder” (which also
earned the band a Grammy for “Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With
Vocals”. Maroon 5 recently shot a video for the album’s fifth and latest hit, “Goodnight Goodnight.” It Wont’t Be Soon Before Long is the follow-up to the band’s hugely successful debut, Songs About Jane, which sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, earned the group two Grammys, has reached gold or platinum status in over 35 countries and yielded four chart-topping smash hit singles: “This Love,” “She Will Be Loved,” “Harder To Breathe” and “Sunday Morning.”
American Rock band, One Republic hit the public eye with their smash hit Apologize
in 2007. Prior to that the band has had moderate success but was recognized by mainstream media after the smash hit.
Their debut album was released in the US in 2007, with international release dates staggered throughout early 2008. As of Saturday, 14th of June, 2008, Dreaming Out Loud had sold 761,298 copies in the U.S. with the bands total album sales coming to over 1.5 million worldwide so far. The band’s second single, Stop and Stare, has also crossed the 2 million mark in terms of worldwide single sales.
Venue: Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg.
Date: Saturday, 13th of December, 2008.
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