Sun, February 16, 2020, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun Feb 16, 2020
Heart Space & The Raven present: An Evening with Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Don’t miss this transformational Grammy Award winning South African group! Proceeds to benefit Live Music Lantern & The Raven.
About Ladysmith Black Mambazo:
For over 50 years, South Africa’s Five Time Grammy Award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter. With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy. Since the world discovered their powerful a cappella vocals from Paul Simon’s Graceland album, the original members have welcomed a younger generation in their mission, passing along the tradition of storytelling and spreading a message of peace, love, and harmony to millions of people the world over. Now led by the four sons of group founder Joseph Shabalala, after joining the group almost twenty five years ago, an infusion of youthful energy and the promise of a bright future has a firm grip within the group. It was Nelson Mandela who anointed the group ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world,’ a designation the members carry with them with the highest honor. In 2017 the group released two albums that both were nominated for Grammy Awards, a first for a World Music group. On Songs of Peace & Love for Kids & Parents Around the World, Ladysmith Black Mambazo shares their uplifting message with audiences of all ages through their music and the stories behind the songs. Their second album of 2017, Shaka Zulu Revisited, celebrated the 30th anniversary of their first Grammy Award winning album and fittingly won Best World Music Album that year.
About Live Music Lantern:
Live Music Lantern is a Sonoma County based 501(c)3 that provides self care in the form of live music to educators and social service providers. Since their inception in August of 2014, they have gifted over 3500 tickets to social service providers/educators in Sonoma County. In addition, as part of our Music is Care (MIC) program, we provide music healing concerts at schools and social service organizations.
About the Raven Performing Arts Theater:
The mission of the Raven Performing Arts Theater is to provide an inviting venue for performing arts and a vibrant center for community, educational, and public service activities. Specifically, to provide a long-term home for community performance groups including schools, churches, clubs, and public and private organizations. To offer programming that encompasses a variety of professional performances including dance, acting, music, and festivals. To provide a learning environment for children and adults, as individuals and in groups, to learn many aspects of theater operation, production, and presentation.
Date & Time: Sun Feb 16 7pm (Doors 6pm)
Admission: General Admission Tickets : $35 – GOLD CIRCLE $55
The Raven Performing Arts Theater
115 North Street