Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
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Start Date: Jul 1 2013
Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, 8 pm

In 2013, Grammy’ Award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo, one of South Africa’s most prolific recording artists, celebrates over fifty years of joyous and uplifting music that has touched a worldwide audience representing every corner of the religious, cultural, and ethnic landscape.

Hear this undisputed king of mbube (South African a cappella) featuring songs from their new live album ‘Singing for Peace Around the World,’ plus get a sneak peek of ‘Stories and Songs from a Zulu Farm,’ a new CD which will be released later this year. Ladysmith earned popularity from Paul Simon’s seminal album, Graceland, and has recorded with such celebrated artists as Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, Dolly Parton, Ben Harper, and Natalie Merchant.

Tickets: $65, $55, $45