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New Album – Freedom

New Album – Freedom

With the start of their upcoming North American tour less than a few weeks away, the Soweto Gospel Choir have released their new album Freedom. The official album description: Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir has thrilled major concert audiences nationwide, been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, the Conan O’Brien Show, Emeril Live, A&E’s Breakfast With The Arts, hit #1 on the Billboard World Music chart and [...]

September 21, 2018 Elaine News 0

Upcoming Shows and Tours

Upcoming Shows and Tours

Hi everyone, Some schedule updates as I see dates and shows being released online at various outlets….the Choir will be performing in the following shows/festivals/tours in 2018: 2018 Summer Shows: St Olav Festival in Norway Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 North American Tour: October to December Shows throughout the United States and select Canadian cities 2018 [...]

April 21, 2018 Elaine News, Schedule 0

A Return to the Adelaide Fringe

A Return to the Adelaide Fringe

The Soweto Gospel Choir are making back-to-back appearances at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, returning to the popular festival starting in mid February until mid March. For more details of show dates, times and ticket information — check out the choir’s page at the official Fringe website. [...]

December 9, 2017 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Upcoming Asian Tour

Upcoming Asian Tour

Next up for the Soweto Gospel Choir are some concerts in Asia next month.  The dates have been added to the Calendar page and include Shanghai, Japan, Macau and Hong Kong. October 21: Shanghai Concert at the Sennheiser Shanghai Concert Hall — more info and purchase tickets here. October 23: Kawasaki Concert at the Kawasaki [...]

September 18, 2017 Elaine News, Schedule 0

In Loving Memory: Gregory Ndou

In Loving Memory: Gregory Ndou

It is with great sadness that I post that founding member, bass singer and the man with the biggest smile and laugh, Gregory Ndou, passed away earlier this week, after battling some health issues. Gee-man has been with the choir from the start; and has a spirit and personality that is simply contagious. He always [...]

August 23, 2017 Elaine Miscellaneous, News 0

Edinburgh Fringe Return

Edinburgh Fringe Return

The Soweto Gospel Choir returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer! The Fringe holds a special spot for the SGC, as it was one of the main festivals the choir used to perform at all the time, especially at the very beginning.  Will be almost like a homecoming of sorts! The choir will be [...]

May 6, 2017 Elaine News, Schedule 0

2017 July – French Caribbean Concerts

2017 July – French Caribbean Concerts

The Choir will be performing in the French Caribbean this July. Below are the dates: July 27: Martinique July 28: Martinique July 29: Guadeloupe July 30: Saint Martin More details regarding venues and ticket purchases will be posted in the calendar as they become available. So far, a show in Budapest on July 23 and [...]

April 14, 2017 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Budapest show in July!

Budapest show in July!

Looks like the choir will be performing at the 2017 Budapest Nyari Festival on July 23 this summer…you can find out more information and buy tickets here. The venue, the Margitszigeti Szabadtéri Színpad (aka the Margaret Island open air stage) looks quite spectacular!. Perhaps other Eastern European dates will be tagged on to this summer [...]

February 25, 2017 Elaine News, Schedule 2

2017 Adelaide Fringe Parade

2017 Adelaide Fringe Parade

The 2017 Adelaide Fringe Festival officially kicked off today with their annual Fringe Parade. The Soweto Gospel Choir took part in the parade, marching with the thousands of other dancers, participants and numerous floats. A quick video posted SGC posted as they waited for their turn: I’ll add more coverage as they become available in [...]

February 18, 2017 Elaine News, Photos, Videos 0

Adelaide Fringe Festival

Adelaide Fringe Festival

The Soweto Gospel Choir will be performing throughout the Adelaide Fringe Festival between February 17 to March 19 at the Royal Croquet Club venue. For exact show dates, times and ticket information; check out the Adelaide Fringe Festival website. [...]

February 4, 2017 Elaine News, Schedule 0