Ladysmith Black Mambazo Tickets

Winner of several Grammy Awards, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a talented music group from South Africa. Making music related to mbube and isicathamiya genres, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of the most popular zulu groups of all times.  Now these popular musicians are scheduled to perform live in your city. Get your Ladysmith Black Mambazo tickets today to experience an unforgettable night of music.

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 The ensemble is the brainchild of Joseph Shabalala, who formed the group in 1960. Shabalala explains his endeavor as a result of a series of dreams which drove him to pursue this project. Shabalala dreamt about specific tunes and decided to materialize them. The group he formed was initially called Ezimnyama, meaning ‘The Black Ones.’. He taught the members of the group the harmonies that he had heard in his dreams and they soon formed the signature harmony for the group, called Nomathemba- literally meaning ‘Hope.’

Shabalala decided to take his talented ensemble into music competitions. The group’s performances were exceptional and they managed to win almost all the competitions. Shabalala later renamed the ensemble as ‘Ladysmith Black Mambazo’ which describes the group’s talent better. Ladysmith is the hometown of Shabalala, and Mambazo means axe, used here symbolically as the group’s ability to chop down competitions.

 Both the genres adopted by Shabalala are part of the traditional music of South Africa, particularly of the Zulu people. By the late 60s, Ladysmith Black Mambazo had gained so much popularity that music producers and labels were themselves trying to sign the group into a contract. Finally, in 1972 Ladysmith Black Mambazo agreed to sign a recording contract with ‘Gallo Record Company.’ The year 1973 saw the first release by this talented group. Their debut album, titled "Amabutho" received Gold status, which was a first for any African-American musician or group in South Africa.

 By 1976, Ladysmith Black Mambazo had started to produce music influenced by religious sentiments. Their first full-fledged religious album "Ukukhanya Kwelanga" reached double Platinum status, and also earned the group a Double-Platinum Disc Award. Now you have a chance to see the live show by this award-winning music ensemble. Get your Ladysmith Black Mambazo tickets today so that you do not miss out on the opportunity to enjoy the group’s incredible performance.

 The group is itself an innovation in the field of Zulu music. There are three major sounds in this genre, a certain singing style for melodies, a high keen ululation and a grunting or puffing sound that results from foot thumping. Before Ladysmith Black Mambazo came into being these three forms of sound were not heard in a single song together. Combining them harmoniously could only be achieved by this incredible group of musicians. So even though the music Shabalala and his group produce is traditional, its presentation and performance is delightfully new.

 The repertoire of the music produced by Ladysmith Black Mambazo is huge. With over fifty albums released and one million record copies sold in the UK alone, the remarkable group is truly matchless in its talents. Their latest album was released in 2011, titled "Songs from a Zulu Farm." Before this album the majority of the songs by Ladysmith Black Mambazo were written by Shabalala, ‘Songs from a Zulu farm’ has traditional songs of the kind that Shabalala himself might have listened to,while growing up on rural farms in South Africa. In addition to the usual sounds of growls and percussive effects that are the group’s trademark, this album features the comical sounds of animals that are likely to be on the farms.

 The innovative group of remarkable musicians has been able to maintain its music quality and fan following for more than five decades. Now they are all geared up for their upcoming live concerts. Get your Ladysmith Black Mambazo tickets and become a part of an unforgettable live music experience.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Schedule

Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Ladysmith Black Mambazo's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Charleston at the Charleston Music Hall on 26-Jan-19, while the last available date is for the event scheduled for Los Angeles at the Regent Theatre - CA on 22-Mar-19. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Charleston Music Hall Charleston, SC Sat Jan 26 201901/26 08:00 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Carolina Theatre - Durham Durham, NC Sun Jan 27 201901/27 08:00 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Academy of Music Theatre - MA Northampton, MA Wed Feb 06 201902/06 07:30 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Music Center At Strathmore North Bethesda, MD Fri Feb 08 201902/08 08:00 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo American Theatre - Hampton Hampton, VA Sat Feb 09 201902/09 08:00 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Sellersville Theater 1894 Sellersville, PA Mon Feb 11 201902/11 08:00 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Sony Hall New York, NY Fri Feb 15 201902/15 08:00 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Smith Opera House Geneva, NY Sat Feb 16 201902/16 08:00 PM
Angelique Kidjo & Ladysmith Black Mambazo Harris Theater Chicago, IL Thu Feb 21 201902/21 07:30 PM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Cedar Falls, IA Sat Feb 23 201902/23 02:00 PM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Tickets Prices

The average price for Ladysmith Black Mambazo Tickets start from $76. The minimum get in price is $33 for Ladysmith Black Mambazo Tickets at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Cedar Falls. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo Charleston 26-Jan-19 $285 $89
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Durham 27-Jan-19 $169 $47
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Northampton 6-Feb-19 $135 $49
Ladysmith Black Mambazo North Bethesda 8-Feb-19 $188 $55
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Hampton 9-Feb-19 $133 $39
Ladysmith Black Mambazo New York 15-Feb-19 $219 $63
Angelique Kidjo & Ladysmith Black Mambazo Chicago 21-Feb-19 $235 $47
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Cedar Falls 23-Feb-19 $88 $33
Ladysmith Black Mambazo St. Louis 24-Feb-19 $76 $39
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Vancouver 2-Mar-19 $111 $111

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