Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Troy Music Hall – Coming March 12th
Written by Staff on November 27, 2023
TROY, NEW YORK: The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall is excited to announce Ladysmith Black Mambazo is returning to the Music Hall on Tuesday, March 12th! Pre-sale for the show starts Thursday, November 30th at 10am and tickets will go on-sale to the public on Friday, December 1st at 10am. Learn more below about Grammy Award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo!
For 60 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter. It was Paul Simon’s 1987 Graceland album that introduced Ladysmith Black Mambazo to the world. The late former South African President Nelson Mandela designated the group “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world,” a title the members carry with them with the highest honor. In 2018 the group received not one but two Grammy Award nominations for two separate albums, a first in the history of World Music. These two nominations brought their career total to 19 Grammy Award nominations. One of these albums, Shaka Zulu Revisited, won Best World Music Album. This was the group’s fifth Grammy Award win, the most for any World Music group. In 2019, Ladysmith Black Mambazo collaborated for the third time with the famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company on a production entitled Lindiwe and released an album with songs from the show. Ladysmith Black Mambazo has performed for millions of people, singing a message of peace, love and harmony.
“It isn’t merely the grace and power of their dancing or the beauty of their singing that rivets the attention, but the sheer joy and love that emanates from their being.”
“They are musical uniters and global boundary-crossers and, especially now many of the members are of a second generation even as the rest of world has grown less connected, their warm-centered presence and harmonics both soothe and offer hope for a more empathetic world.”
The Chicago Tribune
“If you can figure out how to pack more entertainment into two hours than Ladysmith Black Mambazo ‘” using nothing more high-tech than the power of the human voice, and some microphones ‘” well, I’m all ears.”
Tickets are on sale at 10 am, November 30th to Music Hall Members. Anyone can become a member and gain access to the pre-sale. Single tickets go on sale the general public Friday December 1st at 10am via phone, (518) 273-0038, in person, or online at TroyMusicHall.org. More information on the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and upcoming programs is also available on the website at www.troymusichall.org.