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Behind the Scenes: Mary, the CD selling extraordinaire

Behind the Scenes: Mary, the CD selling extraordinaire

Mary in action following the Burlington and Toronto, Ontario shows in early December. Be sure to buy a CD from Mary post-show! 🙂 [...]

December 6, 2015 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Usilethela Uxolo

Choir Candids: Usilethela Uxolo

The Soweto Gospel Choir and the Boston City Singers finish off their workshop on November 14, 2015 at the Boys and Girls Club of Boston with a energetic version of Usilethela Uxolo. [...]

November 15, 2015 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Soweto Sounds: Weeping

Soweto Sounds: Weeping

Weeping is a well known anti-apartheid song written by Dan Heymann in the mid-1980s. The song was a pointed response to the 1985 State of Emergency declared by President P.W. Botha, which resulted in “large-scale killings of unarmed and peaceful demonstrators against racial discrimination and segregation in the Union of South Africa.” Lyrics: I knew a [...]

November 7, 2015 Elaine Audio, Features 1

In Concert: Amen

In Concert: Amen

The Soweto Gospel Choir close out their concert in North Tonawanda, NY on February 28, 2014 with Amen. A rousing song that gets everyone up on their feet! [...]

October 17, 2015 Elaine Features, Videos 0

In Concert: Hayo Mathata

In Concert: Hayo Mathata

The Soweto Gospel Choir open up their concert in San Diego, CA on April 16, 2014 with Hayo Mathata. A different view of the choir performing from side stage! [...]

February 28, 2015 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Nna Ke Bo Mang

Choir Candids: Nna Ke Bo Mang

The Soweto Gospel Choir sing Nna Ke Bo Mang, a song made popular by Judith Sephuma, during their sound check on April 19, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. [...]

February 11, 2015 Elaine Features, Videos 0

In Concert: Emazweni Dance

In Concert: Emazweni Dance

Footage of the Choir performing Emazweni at their April 2014 concert in Scottsdale, AZ. Lead: Lucas and Lungi Dancers: Linda, Melusi, Sipho, Thembisa and Gugu. [...]

February 1, 2015 Elaine Features, Videos 0

In Concert: Mandela Tribute

In Concert: Mandela Tribute

To commemorate the one year anniversary of Nelson Mandela‘s passing, I thought it would be appropriate to post a video of the Soweto Gospel Choir singing two well known South African songs that is part of Madiba’s legacy and history. The first song, Lizalis’Idinga Lakho (Xhosa meaning Fulfill Thy Promise, O Lord), is a traditional [...]

December 5, 2014 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Don’t Do it Without Me

Choir Candids: Don’t Do it Without Me

#ThrowbackThursday from earlier this year, the Soweto Gospel Choir sing Don’t Do it Without Me during sound check on April 16, 2014 in San Diego, CA. [...]

December 4, 2014 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Singing at Airport

Choir Candids: Singing at Airport

Members of the Soweto Gospel Choir departed from O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg earlier today, on their way to Paris before connecting to Martinique in the French Caribbean. Before departing on their flight, the Choir treated airport travelers and workers alike to a rousing version of Emlanjeni / Yelele; watch the video below! The [...]

July 13, 2014 Elaine Features, Videos 0