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Green Day to Headline Calabash South Africa 2025

Green Day to Headline Calabash South Africa 2025

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19 Jan. & 23 Jan 2025
Calabash South Africa
Pretoria & Capetown
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Calabash South Africa 2025: Unveiling a Rock 'n' Roll Spectacle with Green Day, The Offspring, and Fokofpolisiekar.

By Underground Press

Published Monday, 11 March 2024 11:15

South Africa – 11 March 2024 – Big Concerts proudly announces the historic debut of Green Day in South Africa, headlining Calabash South Africa 2025 alongside punk rock legends The Offspring and local favourites Fokofpolisiekar. This momentous event promises an electrifying night, etching a new chapter in South Africa's rock 'n' roll legacy. Calabash South Africa 2025 is powered by 947 and KFM 94.5.

Coming on the heels of the wildly successful Calabash South Africa 2024, a benchmark in music festivals, the 2025 edition is poised to exceed expectations, offering an unparalleled night of music and unforgettable moments.

Green Day: Pinnacle of Punk Rock

Green Day, a Grammy-winning trio with a three-decade legacy, is set to captivate South African audiences with their anthemic hits like "Basket Case" and "American Idiot." Known for their high-energy performances, Green Day's debut at Calabash South Africa 2025 is a must-see for fans of all ages.

The Offspring: Pioneers of Punk Rock

The Offspring, titans in the punk rock genre, bring their timeless classics such as "Self Esteem" and "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)" to the Calabash stage. With infectious energy and catchy tunes, The Offspring guarantees an electrifying performance that resonates with fans both old and new.

Fokofpolisiekar: Local Flavour and Homegrown Heroes

Adding a local touch to the international line-up, Fokofpolisiekar, one of South Africa's cherished rock bands, will showcase their unique blend of punk and alternative rock at Calabash South Africa 2025. Their presence promises to amplify the excitement surrounding this landmark event.

Enhance Your Experience with Exclusive Packages

Calabash South Africa 2025, presented by Big Concerts and powered by 947 and KFM 94.5, offers diverse ticket options for an unforgettable experience:

Calabash Hot Seat Package:

  • 1 x best in-house reserved seat near to the stage
  • Limited-Edition Calabash merchandise
  • VIP Priority Check-In & Separate VIP Entrance
  • One Commemorative VIP Tour Laminate & Lanyard

Calabash Early Entry Package:

  • 1 x Unreserved Front Zone Standing ticket*
  • Early Entry & First Access to the Front Zone Standing area
  • VIP Priority Check-In & Separate VIP Entrance
  • Limited-Edition Calabash merchandise
  • One Commemorative VIP Tour Laminate & Lanyard

* There is no dedicated, reserved space in the Front Zone Standing Area.

Calabash Lounge (Cape Town):

  • Prime position viewing lounge ticket 
  • Private cash bar & food vendors with variety of options available to purchase
  • Private ablution facilities

Stadium Management Lounge (Johannesburg):

  • Prime Position Viewing Lounge Ticket
  • Complimentary buffet meals and premium bar
  • Private ablution facilities
  • Parking (1:4 ratio)

For complete tour and ticket information and the latest news visit, or follow Calabash South Africa’s social media:

The Discovery Bank pre-sale begins at 09h00 on 13 March from and will run until 08h59 on 15 March.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 09h00 on 15 March from or

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.

Age restriction: No children under the age of 3 will be allowed into the venue. All minors must have a valid ticket, adequate ear protection and must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Please note if you are purchasing standing tickets, you must be over the age of 12 and 1.2m in height. This applies to all standing ticket holders. Ticketmaster & the Event Organizer have no responsibility to reseat your tickets if you do not meet the minimum requirements and you may be asked to leave the venue.

Updated on:
>> Monday, 11 March 2024 11:15

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Green Day

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  • Punk Rock

About Green Day

Green Day is an American rock band formed in the East Bay of California in 1987 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist and backing vocalist Mike Dirnt, with drummer Tré Cool joining in 1990.
In 1994, their major-label debut Dookie, released through Reprise Records, became a breakout success and eventually shipped over 10 million copies in the U.S. Alongside fellow California punk bands Bad Religion, the Offspring, Rancid, NOFX, Pennywise and Social Distortion, Green Day is credited with popularizing mainstream interest in punk rock in the U.S

The Offspring

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  • Punk Rock

About The Offspring

The Offspring, a California punk rock band formed in 1984 as Manic Subsidal, features Dexter Holland, Noodles Wasserman, Todd Morse, Jonah Nimoy, and Brandon Pertzborn. Credited with reviving punk rock's mainstream appeal in the 1990s, they've released 10 albums, selling over 40 million records in their 39-year career, making them one of history's best-selling punk rock bands.