English singer and songwriter Cat Stevens, also known as Yusuf Islam, will be doing a three-city SA tour this November.
Tour promoters, Teg Dainty announced that the Cape Town leg of the tour was sold out within 6 hours of going on sale on Monday.
The concert will be held at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden on November 11,2017.
News that British singer-songwriting, legend, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Yusuf /Cat Stevens will tour South Africa for the first time this November created enormous interest among local fans and a rush of bookings as soon as general ticket sales went live.— Tour promoters
The concert tour will commence in Johannesburg on November 8, 2017 at the Ticketpro Dome and ends on November 15, at Durban’s ICC Arena.
According to tour promoters, tickets for these two venues are available at Computicket.
The tour will offer local fans an unmissable concert event, including hits such as Wild World, Moonshadow, Father and Son, Peace Train and Morning Has Broken, as well as songs from his new album.— Tour Promoters
_Father and Son _is Cat Stevens popular song on his 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman.
The song frames an exchange between a father not understanding a son's desire to break away and shape a new life, and the son who cannot really explain himself but knows that it is time for him to seek his own destiny.
Listen to Father and Son below:
Another popular song of Cat Stevens songs is First Cut is the Deepest recorded in 1967.
TEG DAINTY in association with Showtime Management and Moonshadow Aus Pty would like thank Cape Town fans for their support and for giving Yusuf a resounding early welcome to the Mother City.— Tour promoters
“Oh I’ve been smiling lately, dreaming about the world as one” pic.twitter.com/n89oHfJl9k— Yusuf / Cat Stevens (@YusufCatStevens) August 1, 2017
Listen to CapeTalk's John Maytham speak to Yusuf Cat Stevens about his SA tour below: