Springsteen to play for first time in South Africa

  • Reuters, London
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  • Updated: Oct 30, 2013 04:32 IST

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are to play their first ever concerts in South Africa, nearly 30 years after his guitarist Steven Van Zandt led a campaign by rock musicians in protest against apartheid. Shows are scheduled for Cape Town on January 28 and 29 and Johannesburg on February 1 next year, according to Springsteen's website.

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