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2013-08-22 15:49
Cape Town - 70s hit single maker Smokie will be touring South Africa and Namibia in September.

Most bars around the world are acquainted with Smokie's most famous song, Living Next Door to Alice, and although the band has been around since 1965, they are still going strong with a new album, Take a Minute, and world tours.

Promoter of the SA tour from Lefra Productions, Frans Swart, praises their succes and new album. "SMOKIE is one of those groups that understands how to entertain their audiences – from young to old.  With all their international renowned hits and the talent as a band, audiences around the world party with them."

The new album will be released in SA in February 2014 by Lefra and Next Music and Smokie will play some of their new material at the SA show.

Looking forward to the show

Terry Uttley, founding member of the band, is looking forward to coming back to SA. "This is our favourite country and it has always been a wonderful experience to come to South Africa.  The people of South Africa likes our music and it is such a warm feeling to get such wonderful support."

Smokie will be playing in Windhoek, Namibia on 27 September, Cape Town on 28 September, Port Elizabeth on 29 September and Johannesburg on 4 October. Get you tickets at Computicket.

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