The Waterboys’ tour of South Africa has been postponed once again.
The band was initially supposed to perform in November 2021, however, on Wednesday, concert organiser, Breakout Events, announced that due to the restrictions that still exist because of the coronavirus pandemic, they have no choice but to postpone The Waterboys’ music tour to November 2022.
“Due to the continued coronavirus pandemic and the current restrictions within South Africa, as well as the impact and restrictions on travel and the live music scene across the world, the dates for The Waterboys tour of South Africa have been rescheduled and will now take place in November 2022,” the organiser wrote in a statement.
The Waterboys’ new SA tour dates and venues
The band’s SA tour is not something the musicians will be giving up on because the new dates and venues have already been confirmed. There is no need to worry about purchased tickets, they will still be valid even for the new concert dates and venues.
Date: Friday, 25 November 2022
Venue: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town
Ticket price: R595 (excl booking fee)
Date: Sunday 27 November 2022
Venue: Casalinga, Rockey Ridge Road, Johannesburg
Ticket price: R495 (excl booking fee)
Tickets can be purchased online and children under 12 years old will enter for free.
Who are The Waterboys?
The Waterboys are a long-time band that broke out in the 1980s Their most memorable tours Fisherman’s Blues and Room to Roam, are known for their blend of Celtic, gospel, and country music while also giving a rootsy and soulful feel. These performances have earned the band a long-lasting reputation for great live performances.
The classic hit song Donovan and the Affair by The Waterboys were performed by Ellie Grounding and How long will I love you was sung by the legendary Prince. These are also some of the performances that have kept The Waterboys relevant today.