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 Black Mambazo is performing in New York Feb. 19 at Town Hall at 8 p.m. presented by Town Hall in association with World Music Institute and we’ve got a pair of free tickets for a lucky Afropop reader. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Ladysmith Black Mambazo” for your chance to win!
Check out their video announcement of the show!
Ladysmith Black Mambazo just received their 16th Grammy nomination for 2015’s Music from Inala, and 2016 is the 30th anniversary of their work on Paul Simon’s Graceland album which put them in the international limelight. It’s a great time to see the group in all their glory!