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Friday March 15, 2019

From Steamboat Pilot & Today

Ladysmith Black Mambazo spreads peace, love, strength through music at Strings
By: Julia Ben-Asher

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ‘” Albert Mazibuko has been singing and touring the world with South African a cappella singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo for 50 years. In that time, his country has gone through enormous transformations, shaping and sometimes shaped by the group’s music itself. Ladysmith Black Mambazo takes the stage at Strings Music Festival on Saturday, March 16.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, composed of black male singers, sang their messages of peace, hope and kindness in protest of apartheid.

“We give people the idea that we can make our life better, no matter what the situation,” Mazibuko said. “We do that by the songs that we sing, about love, unity, being strong, being patient and going forward. We want people to be encouraged to do good things.”

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