Ladysmith Black Mambazo Presents a New CD and North American Tour

Forest Hills, New York, USA – South African group
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has a new CD, No Boundaries, to be released
worldwide by Heads Up International on January 25, 2005. This recording finds
the South African a cappella powerhouse joined by the strings of the English
Chamber Orchestra for a unique project pairing their “isicathamiya” singing with
the likes of Mozart, Schubert and Bach.No Boundaries, released to coincide with the group’s upcoming three month
tour of the United States (see tour dates below), comes a year after their Heads
Up debut, Raise your Spirit higher, recently nominated for two Grammy Awards
(Best Traditional World Music Album and Best Surround Sound Album).

Ladysmith Black Mambaz – 2005 US and Canadian Tour Dates

1/23- Centennial Hall- Tucson, AZ
1/27- BYU Hawaii Auditorium- Laie, HI
1/28- Leeward Community College Auditorium- Pearl City, HI
1/29- Kahilu Theatre- Kameila, HI
1/30- University of Hawaii-Hilo- Hilo, HI
2/1- Maui Arts & Cultural Center- Kahului, HI
2/3- Zellerbach Auditiorium- Berkeley, CA
2/4- Laxon Auditorium- Chico, CA
2/5- Luther Burnack Center- Santa Rosa, CA
2/7- Cascade Theatre- Redding, CA
2/8- Sunset Cultural Center- Carmel by the Sea, CA
2/9- Christopher Cohan Center- San Luis Obispo, CA
2/11- Mandville Auditorium- Los Angeles, CA
2/12- Royce Hall/UCLA Center for the Arts- Los Angeles, CA
2/13- Orpheum Theatre- Flagstaff, AZ
2/14- Kimo Theatre- Albuquerque, NM
2/17- Lied Center Lincoln, NE
2/18- Topeka Performing Arts Center- Topeka, KS
2/19- Carlsen Center- Overland Park, KS
2/20- Jesse Auditorium- Columbia, MO
2/21- Cenntenial Hall- Rolla, MO
2/23- Juanita K. Hammons Hall- Springfield, MO
2/24- De Mattias Fine Arts Center Performance Hall- Wichita, KS
2/26- Gallagher Bluedorn PAC- Cedar Falls, IA
2/27 & 2/28- Stephens Auditorium- Ames, IA
3/2- Irving L. Young Auditorium- Whitewater, WI
3/3- Weidner Center- Green Bay, Wi
3/5- Univ. of Minnesota Morris Campus- Morris, MN
3/6- Cambridge-Isanti Independent School District- Cambridge, MN
3/8- College of Dupage Arts Center- Glen Ellyn, IL
3/11- Tri-C Auditorium- Cleveland, OH
3/12- Old Town School of Folk Music- Chicago, IL
3/13 & 3/14- Ruth A. Knoll Theatre- Hartford, WI
3/16- Corson Auditorium- Interlochen, MI
3/17- Midland Center for the Arts- Midland, MI
3/18- James A. Lumber Center for the Performing Arts- Grayslake, IL
3/19- Dunham Hall Theatre- Edwardsville, IL
3/20 & 3/22 Leighton Concert Hall- Notre Dame, IN
3/24- Capitol Arts Center- Bowling Green, KY
3/25- Brown Theatre- Louisville, KY
3/29- Lyric Theatre- Stuart, FL
3/31- Mahaffey Theater- St. Petersburg, FL
4/1- Trustees Theatre- Savanna, GA
4/2- Lazzara Performance Hall- Jacksonville, FL
4/3- Presser Hall/Agnes Scott College- Decatur, GA
4/5- Newlin Hall- Danville, KY
4/7- Clarice Smith Performing Arts Hall- College Park, MD
4/8- State Theatre New Brunswick- New Brunswick, NJ
4/9- Keswick Theatre- Glenside, PA
4/10- Town Hall- New York, NY
4/13- Sunoco Performance Theater- Harrisburg, PA
4/14- Byham Theater- Pittsburgh, PA
4/19- Centre in the Square- Kitchener, CANADA
4/20- Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts- Oakville, CANADA
4/21- Brock University Centre for the Arts- St. Catharines, CANADA
4/22- State Theatre- Ithaca, NY
4/23- Sanders Theatre- Cambridge, MA

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Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.