You don’t need to speak Zulu to understand the music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The South African soul singers
have crossed into American culture, and concert tickets to see the earthy vocal group in
person are well worth the price. Come experience the three major sounds in Zulu singing and enjoy the unique Mbube style
mastered by Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Discovered by fans when asked to perform on Paul Simon’s album Graceland, the South African folk/pop group Ladysmith
Black Mambazo was formed in the mid-‘70s by lead vocalist Joseph Shabalala. Adding seven bass voices, an alto and a
tenor, Ladysmith Black Mambazo combines Christian choral music with traditional Zulu sounds to create an original and altogether
If you enjoyed the African beats in Paul Simon’s Graceland album, you’ll love the Worldbeat sound of Ladysmith
Black Mambazo. The South African singers are known for their lively performances and powerful music, so get Ladysmith
Black Mambazo tickets and feel the rhythm of the spectacular group resound from your hands to your toes.