UB40 back to thrill fans in Pretoria Formed in 1978, they released more than 50 singles and achieved international success. Some of their greatest hits include Many Rivers to Cross, So Here I Am, Present Arms and Food for Thought. They were nominated fo
RED Red Wine hit-makers UB40 members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue are in the country as part of their 25th anniversary tour and after performing in Cape Town and Durban, the trio will take to the city stage at the Sun Arena, Time Square tomorrow, courtesy of Big Concerts.
It is not their first time in South Africa; the British reggae and pop band performed in the country a number of times after Nelson Mandela was released from prison.
almost 30 years, until frontman Campbell left, followed by keyboardist Mickey Virtue.
Astro remained, until November 2013 when he left to team up with Campbell and Mickey in a new version of UB40.
Their world tours have included North and South America, Nigeria, Dubai, Europe and Papua New Guinea.
Earlier this year, they performed a sell-out tour that included London’s O2 Arena, Manchester Apollo and Barclaycard Arena in their native Birmingham. UB40 will perform as an 11-piece-band tomorrow.