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Passenger confirms solo South African tour dates

After an exceptional response from his support slot at Ed Sheeran’s South African tour, Passenger has confirmed his own solo South African tour dates.

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After Passenger perfromed as the supporting act for Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ tour in South Africa, the musician announced that he will return with his own solo tour in November.

Passenger announced the news on Twitter, when Big Concerts confirmed the news later.

“South Africa – what a week,” he Tweeted. “It’s been completely mad … I can’t believe that I played to over 200,000 people. Not only that but all four gigs were absolute belters and you were just the kindest crowds! As a result, we’ve arranged to come back in NOVEMBER.

“Now…these are pretty big gigs….arenas in fact…I’m kind of nervous to put on such big shows but the response over the last few days has been so amazing that we decided to go for it. Please spread the word if you can …. tell your mates and share this post around.”

Passenger: South Africa show dates and ticket details

Passenger will return to South Africa in November. Show dates are as follows:

23 November 2019 at the Ticket Pro Dome, Johannesburg and 26 November at the Grand Arena in Cape Town.

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Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 09:00 at bigconcerts.co.za. Discovery Card holders will get an exclusive 48-hour pre-sale from Monday 1 April 2019.

More about Passenger:

The English singer-songwriter’s real name is Michael (Mike) David Rosenberg. He was previously the main vocalist and songwriter of Passenger, but he opted to keep the band’s name for his solo work after the band dissolved in 2009.

He busked around Australia while recording his first few albums, before breaking through with the single “Let Her Go” from his 2012 album, All the Little Lights. The song topped the charts in several countries, including peaking at number one on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart. His latest album, Runaway was released in 2018 and peaked at number 6 on the UK Albums Chart.

With his intimate, folk-inflected sound, Passenger, has built a loyal following, garnering accolades and chart success along the way.

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