MJB to rock Mother City

October 10, 2007


The Cape Town leg of Hip-Hop Soul Queen, Mary J Blige’s upcoming South African tour, will now be staged at The Grand Arena at Grand West. Although currently under construction, the state of the art live entertainment venue will open its doors for the first time for this show.

The tour, brought to you by METRO FM,  The Edgars Music Series, Channel O and Big Concerts, kicks off in Johannesburg at the Coca-Cola Dome on 18 October, before heading to the ICC in Durban’s on the 19th, and finishing off at the Grand Arena at Grand West in Cape Town on the 21st of October 2007.

The accomplished six-time Grammy Award winning R&B, soul, and hip-hop soul singer, songwriter, producer, and actress has sold more than 34 million records worldwide, and is known for her electrifying live performances.

Following her previous South African concerts in 2000, the local media described her as having a “smouldering stage presence” during her performance to an audience of over 48 000 ecstatic fans countrywide.

mary_j250.jpgMary is capable of conveying heartache and happiness in a single musical phrase. Her emotional honesty reflects the great traditions of blues and soul, and has won her countless honors and a devoted, ever growing audience around the world. Critics and fans alike will be floored by her powerful combination of modern R&B with an edgy rap. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION LOG ON TO: edgarsmusicseries.co.za or bigconcerts.co.za.


Thursday 18 October: The Coca-Cola Dome, JHB

Friday 19 October: International Convention Centre (ICC), DBN

Sunday 21 October: The Grand Arena at Grand West, CT


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