Linkin Park crawling to perform in SA

2012-07-23 17:11
Cape Town - 5FM announced on Monday that US rock band Linkin Park will be touring South Africa.

The announcement was made by DJ Fresh during his afternoon show on 5FM, The Fresh Drive.

The six-piece band, fronted by singer Chester Bennington, will play at stadiums in South Africa in November 2012.

Linkin Park will perform at the Cape Town Stadium on 7 November and at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 10 November.

Tickets go on sale to the public for the Johannesburg show on Thursday 26 July and then for Cape Town show on Friday 27 July from Computicket.

Linkin Park Underground fan club members have exclusive access to tickets on 24 July at 09:00 until 25 July at 17.00 for Johannesburg and Cape Town, before they go on sale to the public.

This will be the first time the band performs in South Africa.

Their fifth studio album, Living Things, was released in June this year.

Linkin Park tour itinerary and ticket prices:

Cape Town – presented by Lucozade, 5FM and M-Net
7 November 2012
Cape Town Stadium
Tickets from R315 – R690

Johannesburg – presented by Lucozade, 5FM and M-Net
10 November
The Soccer City, Complex, FNB Stadium
Tickets from R315 – R690

Big Concerts posted the following picture on their Facebook page on Monday, detailing the seating chart for the performances.


Cape Town:

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  • dean.mark.williams - 2012-07-23 17:21

    Oh No!! Not computicket again...

      lebogang.molefo - 2012-07-23 18:43

      Isn't there another place to sell tickets, after the Gaga fiasco I wonder how they will handle us (Linkin Park fanatics)

      lydonmcg - 2012-07-23 19:15

      At least they learnt their lesson and split the city ticket selling start dates!

  • George Bennie - 2012-07-23 17:27

    Bet computicket are saying, "oh no...not another rock band again"

  • terblanche.s - 2012-07-23 17:32

    Don't stop there It's not about a band its about a movement... lets get theam all to come.

  • conrad.geldenhuys - 2012-07-23 17:45

    Probably the best band ever... cannot wait...

  • simoncomall - 2012-07-23 17:47

    ABOUT TIME, roll on November !!!!!!

  • niyaaz.e.davids - 2012-07-23 17:51

    Hybrid Theory, Meteora... thats all please. LIVE IN TEXAS please please... Its all... we've wanted this since 03.... so please just give us this...

      mohilrai - 2012-07-24 14:17

      If that's all you want, then go and buy the albums. Us true fans wanna see it all. Loved "Mins2Midnight", "1000Suns" and "Living Things" as much as the first two.

      jaco.b.mynhardt - 2012-07-26 13:11

      their old stuff is so much better than the new, is wish they kept their old style all the way through... not saying new is bad, just old is better..

  • darkangelBDF - 2012-07-23 18:11

    Christmas in November!!! I've been dreaming about this for more years than I can remember...

  • Felix Njewa Kankhukwa - 2012-07-23 19:50

    cant wait!

  • tobydt - 2012-07-23 23:24

    Urg... Computicket suck and blow.

  • warwick.railton.7 - 2012-07-24 06:56

    Bring Slayer!!!

  • humbleoldgeorge - 2012-07-24 07:23

    "crawling" !?? lol

  • lesedi.mahupela - 2012-07-24 09:09

    oooooohhh my goodness ooohh my goodness, it's finally happening..... they are fibnally coming to SA, i am sooo going there..!

  • diederick.barnard - 2012-07-25 07:03

    Too bad they're about 5 or 6 years late. Would have definitely gone before their music became s**t.

  • claudio.magumane - 2012-08-24 10:48

    Can't wait will fly from Mozambique to see Linkin Park Claudio

  • karen.hampson.395 - 2012-10-05 05:29

    Meet n greets with Linkin Park and tix for JHB and Capetown to benefit Music For Relief:

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