Performance Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 8 PM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Friends

Voices of South Africa

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The voice is the soul of South African music. Few groups have shown this as passionately and joyfully as Ladysmith Black Mambazo. This multiple Grammy Award–winning vocal ensemble has toured and recorded with artists around the world. For this concert, they are joined by guest artists and a band from their homeland to share the many vibrant styles and influences of South African music.


  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Thokoza
  • Bakithi Kumalo Band
  • Shabalala Rhythm
  • Maqhinga Radebe


Baba wethu singenile (O Father, we are here)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
2013 Network World



UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa

Lead funding for UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa is provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, The Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Additional support is provided by the Mai Family Foundation, South African Tourism, and South African Airways.

UBUNTU is held in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture of the Republic of South Africa and the South African Consulate General in New York in celebration of South Africa’s 20 years of freedom and democracy.

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