Renowned Australian roots musician, Xavier Rudd, is set to captivate South African audiences once again as he embarks on his third tour of the country in 2024. Known for his soulful and earthy sound, Rudd will be performing in three major cities: Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg.
More info about Xavier Rudd
With a career spanning over two decades, Xavier Rudd has established himself as a unique and compelling force in the world of roots music. His music is not just a melodic experience but a spiritual journey. Rooted in his deep connection to the earth and his ancestral lines, his songs celebrate community, culture, and the human connection to the planet.
The year 2021 saw the release of his critically acclaimed tenth studio album, Jan Jun Moon, showcasing his creativity and excitement with a blend of natural sounds and trippy analog synthesizers. Xavier also wrapped up two European tours in 2022 and 2023, having made stops at Glastonbury, Pinkpop and Rock Werchter festivals along the way.
To add to the events of the last 18 months, Xavier took out the Australasian Performing Right Association Award (APRA Award) for Most Performed Blues & Roots Work this year for his stunning single “We Deserve To Dream”, before also taking out the 2023 Environmental Music Prize. Xavier won the publicly voted award for his 2021 single “Stoney Creek” ahead of acclaimed Australian artists such as Tash Sultana, Midnight Oil, Ziggy Alberts and more.
Beginning his career with 2002’s definitive To Let, Xavier Rudd put his message out into the world and was answered immediately. Fans from all over the globe were drawn to the distinctly Australian-looking musician, activist and surfer. His live performances, featuring his signature acoustic guitar and a complex array of didgeridoos and percussion, have garnered widespread acclaim.
As Xavier Rudd returns to South Africa, fans can expect a soul-stirring performance that transcends musical boundaries. His music, as he puts it, is “the greatest medicine on the planet,” offering a healing experience that resonates with the struggles and stories of people worldwide.
Don’t miss the opportunity to witness Xavier Rudd’s powerful and engaging performance live in Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg in February 2024.
Xavier Rudd 2024 SA Tour Details
- 21 February 2024 – The Playhouse Opera Theatre, Durban – Ticket Link.
- 23 February 2024 – Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town – Ticket Link.
- 25 February 2024 – Marks Park, Emmarentia, Johannesburg – Ticket Link.
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