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30 October 2014

South Africa

Pet Shop Boys will perform for the very first time to audiences in South Africa this December. Their acclaimed Electric tour (which has visited 45 countries with 104 shows to date) will now come to Johannesburg and Cape Town to headline at both of their 2014 Sonar festivals. A third date will be a PSB plus support show in Durban. The dates and details for these three shows are as follows –

December 12th: A Taste of Sonar Festival, Nasrec Expo Centre, Johannesburg
December 15th: Sonar Cape Town Festival, Good Hope Centre, Cape Town
December 19th: People’s Park, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban

Tickets for each of the three South African shows (including VIP packages for Durban) are now on sale and can be purchased from the links below.

Johannesburg tickets
Cape Town tickets
Durban tickets

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On this day

1989: The Boys set up their own management office, ending their professional relationship with Tom Watkins.

1990: BPI awards a U.K. platinum album to Behaviour.

1991: BPI awards a U.K. platinum album to Discography.

1994: They begin the Australian leg of their DiscoVery tour.

1996: They perform on the U.K. TV show TFI Friday.

2003: BBC Radio 2 airs the second half of its interview/popumentary Pet Shop Boys, Really.

2006: The Pet Shop Boys perform at the Arizona State Fair.

2007: Neil and Chris perform a brief set at a War Child benefit concert at Brixton Academy. They had been specifically invited to perform by Tim Rice-Oxley of the band Keane.

2010: Ultimate, the Pet Shop Boys' third hits collection, is released today in the U.K. and various other countries (although it had been released in several countries a few days earlier).

2011: At Metropolis Studios in London, Neil goes through tapes in preparation for the re-mastering of tracks for their upcoming b-sides collection Format.

Lyric of the day

One in a million men
could change the way you feel
One in a million men
Baby it's up to me

From One in a million

Facts courtesy of geowayne.com