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  • blog April 6, 2016

    Field Report: Three Takes on Southern African Music

    In the past week, three strong acts from Zimbabwe and South Africa have graced East Coast stages. We already reported on the Africa Now show at the Apollo Theater, featuring Mokoomba, a young band from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. We were … 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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