The Original Line-up of +LIVE+ Announce Return to SA to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Seminal Album ‘Throwing Copper’

One of the world’s greatest music acts, +LIVE+ has announced they will play South Africa as part of their 25th Anniversary Throwing Copper Tour in November 2020. Presented by AMP Events, the show promises to feature all the highlights from the multi-platinum band’s incredible 30-year repertoire.

As one of the most successful and enduring alternative bands of the last thirty years, +LIVE+ has a catalogue featuring some of alternative rock’s most iconic hits, including “Lightning Crashes”, “I Alone”, “Selling the Drama”, “The Dolphin’s Cry”, “Overcome” and “Heaven” many of which have been responsible for shaping the musical landscape for alternative rock around the globe.

LIVE 25th Anniversary Throwing Copper SA Tour

One of the world’s greatest music acts, LIVE, returns to South Africa in November 2020! Join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of their iconic album, Throwing Copper.Tickets go on sale Thursday 13 February.You're in for an extra treat with 2020 ticket prices remaining unchanged, selling for the same price as the sold-out 2017 tour.+LIVE+ performs at the Sun Arena, Time Square, Menlyn on 6 November and GrandArena, Grand West, Cape Town on 10 November 2020.LIVE’s 2020 concerts in South Africa, brought to you by AMP Events. Tickets from only R495! Book yours at

Posted by AMP events on Monday, 10 February 2020


This tour sees +LIVE+ returning to the Grand Arena in Cape Town and the Sun Arena in Pretoria almost 3yrs to the day since they opened the Time Square venue with their SOLD-OUT Reunion Tour back in 2017.

To mark the occasion, AMP Events have chosen to keep ticket prices unchanged. so fans will be able to pick up tickets for the exact same price as the sold-out 2017 shows!

“Fans of +LIVE+ have always shown incredible support when this band tours SA” says AMP owner Andy Mac “Tickets sell-out in record time. Every time. The decision to keep ticket prices at 2017 level is our way of thanking the fans for always having our backs and supporting us in our vision for more Rock n Roll in SA.

Being able to bring bands with a legacy, such as +LIVE+, is the reason I started AMP Events in the first place, and I can’t wait to see them back on stage!”.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday 13 February at 9am via


Venue: Sun Arena-Time Square, Menlyn Maine

Date:6 November 2020

Cape Town

Venue: Grand Arena – GrandWest

Date:10 November 2020

Cost:R 495 – R 795 –

VIP Meet & Greet packages available (Extremely Limited)

The original line-up of +LIVE+ is Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion).

About +LIVE+:

The multi-platinum band from Pennsylvania have sold over 22 million albums worldwide and earned two number one albums (Throwing Copper, Secret Samadhi).  Their catalog is filled with such gems as “Lightning Crashes,” “I Alone,” “All Over You,” and “Lakini’s Juice,” which live on today as classics at rock radio.

Throwing Copper produced the band’s biggest single, “Lightning Crashes,” which was #1 at Modern Rock radio for 10 consecutive weeks.  Throwing Copper reached #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and eventually surpassed sales of 10 million albums sold with Rolling Stone honoring the album with placement on their “1994: The 40 Best Records From Mainstream Alternative’s Greatest Year.”

Secret Samadhi (1997) immediately shot to #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and eventually went double platinum. The release of the platinum-selling The Distance to Here (1999) turned +LIVE+ into an international powerhouse and moved the band from arenas into stadiums. +LIVE+ has been and remains today a global concert juggernaut.

“+LIVE+ – 25th Anniversary Throwing Copper – SA Tour” is proudly presented by AMP Events.

Tickets on sale at Computicket from 09h00 on Thursday 13 February 2020. For complete tour and ticketing details, visit


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