Lumineers to make SA debut

The US folk rock band will perform in Johannesburg and Cape Town in December.

US folk rock band The Lumineers will make their South African debut this December with performances in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - US folk rock band The Lumineers will make their South African debut this December with performances in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

The band will perform at Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on 4 December and at Johannesburg's Emmarentia Dam for a daytime concert on 6 December.

The Lumineers' self-titled debut album, which was released in April 2012, gave the band international recognition, selling over three million copies.

The band was also nominated for both "Best New Artist" and "Best Americana Album" at the 2013 Grammy Awards and has played to sold-out shows all over the world.

Their music has been described as classic and genuine, raw and unique.