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  • blog February 22, 2016

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Concert at The Town Hall

    This past Friday, Feb. 19, a few hundred feet from the hullabaloo of Times Square, Manhattan’s historic Town Hall venue overflowed with feelings of peace, positivity and hope. Presiding over the hall was the legendary South African group Ladysmith Black … Read more »

  • interview February 17, 2016

    An Interview With Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s Albert Mazibuko

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo has put out over 50 records and played all over the world; they’re one of the most famous South African bands, perhaps the best-known African group to American audiences, thanks to their collaboration with Paul Simon on … Read more »

  • blog February 4, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Ladysmith Black Mambazo Feb. 19

    The internationally acclaimed South African musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo is celebrating their 50-year anniversary with a U.S. tour. Still led by their mighty founder Joseph Shabalala,  the group continues with a new generation of powerful isicathamiya singers and long-time members including Albert Mazikubo. Ladysmith … Read more »

  • program December 30, 2014

    Gospel Live from South Africa to Alabama

    We celebrate the Christmas season in Bessemer, Alabama where an extraordinary concert took place featuring two vocal traditions with African roots–South Africa’s internationally celebrated Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and from Alabama and Tennesee, four leading groups–the Four Eagle Gospel Singers, the … Read more »

  • blog January 28, 2014

    Afropop Takes On The Grammys

    The Grammys have come and gone, and, as seems to be the case each year, the music industry’s biggest awards show did not devote a single moment of airtime to the kind of music that we cover here at Afropop. … Read more »

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