Watch: 'Michael Jackson' teaches Damon Beard how to do the moonwalk
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Watch: 'Michael Jackson' teaches Damon Beard how to do the moonwalk

It’s official! The upcoming SA summer season is set to heat up as one of the world’s most-loved tribute shows pays homage to the legendary Michael Jackson in 'Michael Jackson HIStory Show', from 14 December 2018 until 10 February 2019 across the country. The man himself joined Damon in studio to teach him some epic moves. 

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Watch Damon do the moonwalk below, or read the details under the video:

'Michael Jackson HIStory Show', a two-hour musical experience, takes audiences on a musical journey back to MJ’s days as a member of the Jackson 5, his ground-breaking theatrics in the 80s, and his continued reign as the 'King of Pop' into the 21st century.

The SA tour kicks off in Durban at Sibaya Casino on 14 December 2018, including a special New Year's Eve performance, and runs through to 6 January 2019. 

'Michael Jackson HIStory Show', which showcases all of MJ’s greatest and most popular hits performed live on stage, features 40 different customised costumes - 20 of which are for the MJ character alone. This time around, fans will experience updated MJ costumes as well as new production elements incorporated into the show.

READ: Adorable baby moonwalks to Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’

The main star of 'Michael Jackson HIStory Show' is Johannesburg-born singer Dantanio. He will be accompanied on stage by a live six-piece band, four back-up dancers, and a phenomenal lighting and effects team – which makes use of 160+ moving lights and over 2,000 lighting cues - that will celebrate the memory of the 'King of Pop' live on stage. 

Ultimate MJ fans can expect to dance and sing along to hits such as Billie Jean, Thriller, Smooth Criminal, Man in the Mirror, Black or White, Bad, ABC, Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough, Human Nature, and Ben.

Listen to Damon's interview with Dantanio below:

Check him out in action below:

Visit for ticketing and further information.

Tickets for this spectacular show can also be purchased via Computicket at either or via Checkers and Shoprite retail stores, countrywide, and range between R150 and R390 each. 

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