Singer and artist Amanda Palmer is coming back to SA for two shows
Johannesburg - Singer, songwriter and New York Times bestselling author Amanda Palmer, returns to South Africa for a two-date tour of Cape Town and Johannesburg in February 2018.
Performing everything from solo and Dresden Dolls’ favorites to unreleased new material on piano and humble ukulele, audiences can expect surprises as Palmer brings An Evening with Amanda Palmer performance to South African fans.
Palmer recently released two highly political singles: In Harm’s Way, which addresses the mounting refugee crisis, and a poignant cover of Pink Floyd’s Mother, which was accompanied by an ambitious film clip in which Palmer breastfeeds the 45th president.
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR IN HARM’S WAY HERE:
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR AMANDA’S VERSION OF MOTHER HERE:
A 7” vinyl of these two songs is currently for sale with parts of the proceeds benefiting Because We Carry, a grassroots charity that works directly to support refugees in Lesvos, Greece.
This latest release, like many of Palmer’s recent musical and media projects, was funded by over 11,000 people who subscribe to Palmer’s Patreon, who each pay anywhere between $1-1000 per undertaking to support Palmer's creation of new music, videos, writing and multimedia art.
Presale tickets for the South African shows go on sale on Friday, 11 January 2018, with general tickets being sold thereafter.
CAPE TOWN EVENT INFORMATION:
An Evening with Amanda Palmer – Presented by Charl van Heyningen Enterprises
Spier Amphitheatre, R310, Stellenbosch
17 February 2018
Doors open at 19:00
JOHANNESBURG EVENT INFORMATION:
An Evening with Amanda Palmer – Presented by Bassline Live
Fox Junction, Newtown
23 February 2018
Doors open 19:30