Zulu Spear Celebrates South Africa Youth Day

Sat, June 16, 2018, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Zulu Spear performed a concert on June 30, 1990 at the Oakland Coliseum for Nelson Mandela. The band is commemorating Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday with this special show on the Redwood Cafe Stage. Mandela was born on July 18, 2018 and he passed away on December 5, 2013. He is held in deep respect within South Africa, where he is described as the “Father of the Nation”.

Zulu Spear’s inspiring, uplifting and energetic concert blending African Rhythms with soulful harmonies and mesmerizing dance steps. Plan on dancing the night away!

“IN THE 1980S, Zulu Spear was one of the most successful and sensational world music bands in the Bay Area, releasing a major label album, touring nationally and sharing stages with Ladysmith Black Mombazo, the Neville Brothers and the Grateful Dead, among other top acts.

Wearing traditional Zulu costumes and playing South African rhythms and harmonies punched up by a horn section and electric guitars, they were a hugely popular live band. In 1987, they won the Bay Area Music Award (Bammy) for best blues/ethnic act.” – Paul Liberatore, Marin Independent Journal

Visit the Band’s website at: www.zuluspearband.com

Redwood Cafe

8240 Old Redwood Hwy

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