Grassy Spark to open for UB40’s upcoming SA tour

Big Concerts has confirmed that ska/reggae band, Grassy Spark, will be opening for UB40 when they tour South Africa in November 2016 with their ‘Red Red Wine Tour’.

Grassy Spark is a 7 piece Ska-blend outfit from Cape Town who has just released their debut album ‘Portal’ along with their brand new single ‘Here I Am’. The album was mixed by Vicente Espi at Songololo Studios and mastered by Pablo San Martin both of whom graduated from Berklee Collage of Music in their respective fields.

The album also features a number of local artists including Jeremy Loops, Khaos Cotterell, Bonj Mpanza and Rudeboboboss. Having played every major music festival in South Africa to date Grassy Spark are known for their incredible live show.

UB40, Britain’s biggest reggae band of all time, will be performing classic hits and gems from their many critically acclaimed albums, including ‘Red, Red Wine’, ‘Kingston Town’ and ‘Can’t help falling in Love’

Since reforming in 2013, the trio of Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue have remained at the top of their game, with highlights including their ongoing World tour, a sell-out UK arena tour headlining London’s o2 arena, a huge sell out USA tour and critical acclaim for their new material in 2014’s ‘Silhouette’ album.

Tour Information:

Cape Town

 Saturday 5th November – SOLD OUT

Sunday 6th November – NEW DATE ADDED

Grand Arena, GrandWest

Ticket Price: R625 – R745


Thursday 10th November

Durban Botanic Garden

Ticket Price: R480 


Saturday 12th November

Ticketpro Dome

Ticket Price R450 – R790

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