South Africans all over the country have been more than delighted to receive the series of announcements of performances to come our way this year. In the last month alone we found out that the Eagles of Death Metal and Diplo will be performing at Oppikoppi 18, Sweet Thing. Moreover, tickets for Lady Gaga have sold out within the first week of the notification that her tour will include Jo’burg and Cape Town.
The Swedish pop and electronic act Little Dragon will also be touring South Africa in August/September 2012.
31 August in Cape Town at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock
1 September in Johannesburg at MAOD in the Maboneng Precinct
Tickets can be bought online from Webtickets.co.za
Little Dragon have released three albums since 2007 – their self-titled debut, 2009’s Machine Dreams and 2011’s Ritual Union. They collaborated with Gorillaz for two tracks on 2010’s Plastic Beach album and with TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek on his Maximum Balloon project. Lead singer Yukimi Nagano has contributed vocals to tracks by SBTRKT and DJ Shadow.