Archive | October 30, 2013

New Orleans and South African musicians forge musical and economic ties

New Orleans and Africa have clear historic ties, but musicians are forging even closer connections through bridges of music and commerce. Damon Batiste, who frequently travels between the United States and South Africa, recently took a musical contingent to Johannesburg, South Africa, where they belted out New Orleans’ favorites at two major festivals and conducted […]

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Bruce Springsteen to perform first South African concerts

Bruce Springsteen is to perform in South Africa for the first time in 2014. The musician and his E Street Band will kick off their touring schedule in January with three special shows in the country. Springsteen will first play Cape Town on January 28 and 29, before playing in Johannesburg on February 1. Tickets […]

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