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Soweto Gospel Choir: Showing Off With Song In Adelaide

Soweto Gospel Choir: Showing Off With Song In Adelaide

February 16, 2018 scenestr Multiple Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir brings South Africa’s greatest vocalists together. The choir will perform songs in a number of South Africa’s official languages, returning after their sell-out season in Adelaide last year. Here, Shimmy Jiyane, spokesperson for Soweto, answers some questions about the performance they’ll be bringing to the [...]

February 16, 2018 Elaine Articles 0

Photos: Departing from OR Tambo

Photos: Departing from OR Tambo

The Soweto Gospel Choir are heading to Australia for the Adelaide Fringe Festival! Photos below shared on SGC social media accounts of members of the choir at OR Tambo International Airport on February 13, 2018 before they board their flights for the land down under! (on a side note; I personally know that exact table [...]

February 13, 2018 Elaine Photos 0

2017 Asia Tour: Many Rivers to Cross/Swing Low

2017 Asia Tour: Many Rivers to Cross/Swing Low

The Soweto Gospel Choir perform their classic version of Many Rivers to Cross / Swing Down during their sound check on October 23, 2017 in Kawasaki, Japan. As always, Jef knocks out her solo at the start before being joined by Siya, Zaza and Milton. I always say, what makes this song so good is [...]

February 12, 2018 Elaine Features, Videos 0

In Concert – Nongqongqo

In Concert – Nongqongqo

Watch the Soweto Gospel Choir perform the iconic Miriam Makeba song Nongqongqo during their concert in Shanghai, China on October 21, 2017. Sharing this one first since it’s SGC fan Quint’s fave! 🙂 [...]

February 4, 2018 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Libala Kuye

Choir Candids: Libala Kuye

Going back a few years…. This is another great video of the Soweto Gospel Choir during their sound check performing Libala Kuye at the Town Hall in New York City, NY on March 2, 2012. This great footage is courtesy of the OkayAfrica team who have kindly shared their raw footage of the choir from [...]

February 3, 2018 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Photos: Recording with Dr. Tumi

Photos: Recording with Dr. Tumi

Several members of the Soweto Gospel Choir spent the day recording with Dr. Tumi.  Photos below! Look out for the release later in February! Photo credit SGC social media.   [...]

January 29, 2018 Elaine Photos 0

Video: LiveAMP Tribute to Hugh Masekela

Video: LiveAMP Tribute to Hugh Masekela

Watch the Soweto Gospel Choir pay tribute to the legendary Hugh Masekela during their performance on LiveAMP with the Soil. The Choir sing Phaya Phaya (off their latest album Faith) and then Thuma Mina with the Soil. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> [...]

January 26, 2018 Elaine Videos 0

2017 Asia Tour: Cover Me My Lord

2017 Asia Tour: Cover Me My Lord

The Soweto Gospel Choir begin their sound check by singing Cover Me My Lord on October 28, 2017 in Yuen Long, Hong Kong. [...]

January 9, 2018 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Mary’s Boy Child

Choir Candids: Mary’s Boy Child

Celebrating the holiday season with a throwback from a few years ago of the choir rehearsing Mary’s Boy Child prior to their show in Burlington, Ontario, Canada in early December 2015. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your SGF family!!! [...]

December 23, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Media: Symphonic Soweto

Media: Symphonic Soweto

The Soweto Gospel Choir‘s collaboration with Wouter Kellerman in their release Symphonic Soweto from earlier in the year has produced some amazing tracks.       Their is also a website that provides some excellent visuals from the entire project — from recording the album, shooting the videos and the final results. Below are photos of the choir from this [...]

December 21, 2017 Elaine Photos, Videos 0