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Biography:
Birth Place: Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Years Active: 1960–1964 (original group), 1964–present (current incarnation)
Genres: Isicathamiya, Mbube

Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a male choral group from South Africa that sings in the vocal style of isicathamiya and mbube. They rose to worldwide prominence as a result of singing with Paul Simon on his album, ''Graceland'' and have won multiple awards, including three Grammy Awards. They were formed by Joseph Shabalala in 1960 and became one of South Africa's most prolific recording artists, with their releases receiving gold and platinum disc honours. The group has now become a mobile academy, teaching people about South Africa and its culture.

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Tickets:
10/18/2014 Carnegie Hall - Isaac Stern Auditorium
10/19/2014 Carnegie Hall - Judy & Arthur Zankel Hall
02/20/2015 Kiewit Hall At Holland Center
03/15/2015 Scottsdale Center
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