South African singers entertain Chicago fans

February 4, 2012 8:56:30 AM PST
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, which was founded in the 1960s, performed at the Old Town School of Folk Music. The group's music blends the rhythms and harmonies of South African musical traditions with the sounds and sentiments of gospel music. Ladysmith Black Mambazo has recorded with American artists, including Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder. A Grammy Award-winning group from South Africa with a worldwide following entertained fans in Chicago Friday night.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, which was founded in the 1960s, performed at the Old Town School of Folk Music.

The group's music blends the rhythms and harmonies of South African musical traditions with the sounds and sentiments of gospel music.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo has recorded with American artists, including Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.