Paolo Nutini confirmed to tour South Africa in March 2015


This morning Seed Experiences were incredibly excited to be announce Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini as the new headliner for the Sowing the Seeds Music Festival in Johannesburg on the 21st of March 2015. He will also be performing two standalone shows in Cape Town at Kirstenbosch Gardens on the 18th and 19th March 2015.

Unfortunately the Ben Howard South African tour dates have been unavoidably rescheduled to July 2015. Ben Howard will now be performing in Cape Town on 22 & 23 July at the Grand Arena, Grand West and in Johannesburg on 25 July at Zoo Lake. His tour management team are sorry for any inconvenience caused but like many Ben Howard fans, they can’t wait to get out there. Patience seems to be the operative word here.

All currently purchased tickets remain valid for Sowing the Seeds Music Festival featuring Paolo Nutini and more. Sowing the Seeds tickets are still available for R495 on Webtickets, click here to purchase them.

Take note Joburgers: All current Sowing the Seeds Music Festival ticket holders will have the opportunity to swap their tickets for the new Ben Howard standalone show on 25th July at Zoo Lake, Johannesburg should they so wish, on a first come first served basis, subject to ticket availability. Just log in to your Webtickets account, select ‘My Tickets’ & click the ‘Switch To Ben Howard’ link.

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Since Ben Howard tickets are selling for R465, the difference in ticket price will be credited with a R30 drinks voucher, redeemable at the JHB Ben Howard Show bars. All ticket swaps need to be completed by Monday the 16th of March 2015, by 15:00.

Take note Cape Townians: All current ticket holders for Wednesday 18th March, have been moved to Wednesday the 22nd of July. All current ticket holders for Thursday 19th March, have been moved to Thursday the 23rd of July. Current ticket holders will have the opportunity to change their allocated performance dates to either the 22nd or 23rd July, on a first come first served basis, subject to ticket availability – log in to your Webtickets account, select ‘My Tickets’ & click the ‘Change Date’ link.

Should you prefer a refund, please send your reference number to before Monday the 16th of March. If you paid via Pick n Pay (in-store), EFT or Cash Deposit, please include your bank details on your reply as well. For any ticketing queries, please contact Webtickets Customer Services & Support: Mon-Fri 08:30 to 17:00 on 086 111 0005 or email them via

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It’s always unfortunate to reschedule shows of this nature, however Seed Experiences feel very happy that they have collectively been able to make these shows happen this July. The silver lining means that they are able to welcome the outstanding Paolo Nutini to tour with us in South Africa. His shows holds great promise to wow all audiences.

As a Brit Award nominee and having topped the UK Albums Charts with his debut album, These Streets, and its follow-up, Sunny Side Up, the new album, Caustic Love, is sure to spotlight the singer’s stunning musical journey. Nutini’s incomparable voice and stage presence singles him out as, arguably, one of the greatest singers of his generation.

Just have a listen to this song, “New Shoes” and you’ll be hooked (like I was the first time I heard it +/- 7 years ago).

I have a feeling that this is going to be one of the must see shows for 2015. Mark my words.

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