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  • blog January 25, 2017

    What’s Playing in Chicago?

    New York may be home base for Afropop Worldwide, but the world music scene has many homes throughout the world. In this post, we recognize what’s poppin’ over in Chi-town. Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music is one of the … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2016

    Voices in Vinyl: Joy in Jozi

    Within 24 hours of landing in Johannesburg, South Africa, I was deep into the largest record collection I have ever witnessed. Collectors Treasury is an eight-story warehouse located on the fringe of the overpass that marks the gates to the … Read more »

  • 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 »

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