Green Day to Headline Calabash South Africa 2025 alongside The Offspring and Fokofpolisiekar.

Mar 11, 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)

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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.

South African PR contact:

Dionne Domyan-Mudie | | 083 3261776

About Calabash South Africa:

Inspired by the African pot, Calabash South Africa aims to create live, scaled experiences and lifelong memories. It celebrates diversity and unity through the universal language of music, hosting a talented and diverse group of individuals contributing to the global tapestry of musical expression.