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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo In Concert
34 ratings
4.6 average rating
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61 events
31 reviews
25 stars
attended Feb 02 2007

Fantastic!! I hope to see them again.

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25 events
12 reviews
44 stars
attended Feb 02 2007

I left at intermission. Since the end of the aprtheid era, many of the South African groups have lost the zeal that made them exciting to see.

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21 events
10 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 02 2007

This was truly a unique experience. The harmonic sounds produced by this fabulous group gave me goose bumps. If the sound wasn't enough, the fun energetic choreography was enough to keep you wondering how they do it.

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“Black Mambazo’s tight harmonies [and movement]…combine to bespeak a breathtaking group discipline.” —Los Angeles Times

Description

This Grammy Award-wining a cappella ensemble has become the icon of traditional South African culture in the eyes of music fans worldwide. Best know in the U.S. for their 1986 collaboration with Paul Simon on “Graceland,” they have worked on five major motion picture soundtracks, and with a number of musical giants such as Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Phil Collins, Paul McCartney, Emmylou Harris, Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton, Ben Harper, and George Clinton.

<em>An Evening With Nicholas D. Kristof</em> Michael Griffiths' <em>Cole</em> The Capitol Steps Country Singer Collin Raye Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra <em>J.S. Bach: Circle of Creation</em> Altan The Peking Acrobats David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown Jose Feliciano Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Deck the Hall</em>: Holiday Concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em> <em>Amélie, A New Musical</em> <em>Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment</em> Knott's Merry Farm <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em>