Big Concerts and Mike + The Mechanics are thrilled to announce that Mike + The Mechanics will be bringing their ‘Looking Back – Living The Years 2025 Tour’ to South Africa in 2025. Another Big Concerts Experience, in association with KFM 94.5 and powered by Hot 102.7 FM.

Following the tremendous success of the ‘Refuelled! Tour’ in 2023, the band is hitting the road once again. The tour kicks off at the Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town on Thursday, 30th January 2025, then heads to the SunBet Arena, Time Square, Pretoria on Saturday 1st of February 2025, followed by 30 concerts in the United Kingdom. The tour will see them play their unforgettable hits including ‘Over My Shoulder’, ‘The Living Years’ and ‘All I Need Is A Miracle’ as well as drift into some of Genesis’s much-loved classic tracks.

The Discovery Bank pre-sale begins at 09h00 on Wednesday, 5 June from and will run until 08h59 on Friday, 7 June.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 09h00 on Friday, 7 June from or

Mike Rutherford says “It’s exciting to announce that we will be touring The Mechanics again. Getting back on the road with the guys last year was a real pleasure. Even though it had been four years, we slotted back into the old ways, the old jokes and the camaraderie like it had been a day! We had so much fun on the last tour and the audiences were so gracious and warm, when we played the final show in Dusseldorf we all agreed then that we wanted to do it all again. We can’t wait to see you.”

Originally formed in 1985 by Mike Rutherford “as a side project to Genesis”, Mike + The Mechanics originally featured Paul Young and Paul Carrack as frontmen, and together, they achieved huge commercial success throughout the 80s and 90s achieving number ones all over the world and going on to sell over 10 million albums. After Paul Young’s sudden death in 2000 the band released one further album before deciding to call it a day. In 2011, Mike started writing songs again and invited Roachford and Howar to join him and their chemistry was instant. They released ‘The Road’ album and the band began touring again with huge success, and have remained together since.

Mike + The Mechanics. Looking back – Living The Years 2025 Tour
South African Tour Dates
Cape Town
Thursday, 30 January 2025
Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town
Tickets are only available from Ticketmaster from 09h00, Friday 7 June.

Saturday, 1 February 2025
SunBet Arena, Time Square, Pretoria
Tickets are only available from Ticketmaster from 09h00, Friday 7 June.

Important Note: Fans are strongly advised against purchasing tickets from Viagogo. These tickets are unlawfully resold by deceitful sellers for multiple times the face value and are not legitimate tickets. Should you purchase these tickets you will be denied entry into the venue, and you will not be entitled to a refund.

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