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Our night with Ben (Howard) in 12 Instagrams

2015-07-23 11:00

Cape Town – The surfing singer-songwriter Ben Howard on Wednesday night played his very first gig on the African continent.

A shy and laid-back Ben, dressed all in black, blew the crowd off their feet with just his voice and zero special effects or gimmicks. (See pics here)

Last night’s show was all about the music and nothing else as the packed Grand Arena at GrandWest roared with applause every time Ben finished a song. 

"Imagine being friends with Ben Howard?!" a fan exclaimed, proving that the intimate performance connected with the audience on a personal level.

Channel24 decided to Insta-document our night at the British singer’s first Cape Town show by checking in on our Instagram account and tagging our pics with #OurNightWithBen.

Check out our night with Ben in 12 Instagrams:

17:27 Grabbing some junk food before #OurNightWithBen!

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18:01 We're on our way, @bhwrd! #OurNightWithBen

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18:36 We're here, @bhwrd! #OurNightWithBen

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18:57 Be with you in a sec, @bhwrd. Just grabbing a beer. Catch you inside. #OurNightWithBen

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19:27 We're inside, bae. (PS: Already some PDA spotted. See right corner of pic) #OurNightWithBen

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20:05 First the lovely @byebeneco and then Mr. @bhwrd. #OurNightWithBen

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20:08 Okay, accidentally took a pic of our shoes. #OurNightWithBen

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21:41 OMG! @bhwrd! #OurNightWithBen

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21:52 Trying to get a good shot. #OurNightWithBen

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22:00 We [heart] @bhwrd. #OurNightWithBen

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22:06 Thanks for an epic night, Ben! #OurNightWithBen

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22:53 Dankie, @bhwrd. xx #OurNightWithBen

READ NEXT: More info on Ben Howard and his SA gigs here.

ALSO CHECK OUT: 9 of our favourite pics from Ben Howard's first night in Cape Town!

BONUS: A short Insta-vid:

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