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Ladysmith Black Mambazo performing with Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, Emmylou Harris

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Legendary Grammy award-winning South African vocal collective Ladysmith Black Mambazo is coming to a venue near you!

Mambazo will be performing in support of their star-studded Heads Up International release, Long Walk To Freedom (due at retail January 24). The album is a collection of twelve new recordings of classic Mambazo songs and features vocal performances by such pop icons as Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, Natalie Merchant, Emmylou Harris, Taj Mahal, Zap Mama, and others. At once their most ambitious and accessible work, Long Walk To Freedom was conceived in recognition (and celebration) of the twentieth anniversary of the group's ascendancy to the world stage (via their contribution to Paul Simon's seminal Graceland), and the dawning of democracy in South Africa twelve years ago.

Tour dates are as shown below:
02/02- Brockwood School- Manchester, MA
02/03- Pickard Theatre- Brunswick, ME
02/04- Troy Music Hall- Troy, NY
02/05- Paramount Theater- Peekskill, NY
02/07- Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center- Bethlehem, PA
02/09- Music Center at Strathmore- North Bethesda, MD
02/10- Tilles Center for the Performing Arts- Greenvale, NY
02/11- Sanders Theatre- Cambridge, MA
02/12- Colonial Theatre- Keene, NH
02/14- Maryland Hall for Creative Arts- Annapolis, MD
02/15- Stockton Performing Arts Center- Pomona, NJ
02/17- McCarter Theatre- Princeton, NJ
02/18- New Jersey Performing Arts Center- Newark, NJ
02/19- Verizon Hall- Philadelphia, PA
02/21- Kenan Auditorium- Wilmington, NC
02/22- Carolina Theatre- Durham, NC
02/23- Carolina Theatre- Durham, NC
02/25- Rialto Theatre- Atlanta, GA
02/28- Overture Center for the Arts- Madison, WI
03/01- Platteville Center for the Arts- Platteville, WI
03/04- Hancher Auditorium- Iowa City, IA
03/06- Sacred Heart Music Center- Duluth, MN
03/07- Reif Center- Grand Rapids, MI
03/09- Page Theatre - Winona, MN
03/10- Fairmont Opera House- Fairmont, MN
03/11- Civic Music- Rochester, MN
03/12- Historic Holmes Theatre- Detroit Lakes, MN
03/15- Dimnent Chapel- Holland, MI
03/17- Carson Four Rivers Center- Paducah, KY
03/18- Sheldon Concert Hall- St. Louis, MO
03/19- Second Presbyterian Church- Memphis, TN
03/22- Carriage House- Saratoga, CA
03/23- Carriage House- Saratoga, CA
03/24- Van Duzer Theatre- Arcata, CA
03/25- John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts- Eugene, OR
03/26- Ross Ragland Theater- Klamath Falls, OR
03/28- Analy High School Theatre- Sebastopol, CA
03/30- Zellerbach Auditorium- Berkeley, CA
03/31- Zellerbach Auditorium- Berkeley, CA
04/05- University Theatre- Riverside, CA
04/06- Campbell Hall- Santa Barbara, CA
04/07- Caltech's Beckman Auditorium- Pasadena, CA
04/08- Orange County Performing Arts Center- Costa Mesa, CA
04/09- Orpheum Theatre- Flagstaff, AZ
04/11- McFarlin Memorial Auditorium- Dallas, TX
04/12- Paramount Theatre- Austin, TX

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