Jozi – you’re in for a treat – Ladysmith Black Mambazo are on their way!

Multi Grammy Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo will soon be back in Jozi after a long hiatus, to celebrate their 55th Anniversary wowing audiences on music stages worldwide, in a special one night only concert to be held at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City on Thursday 26 November at 8pm.

An Evening with Ladysmith Black Mambazo promises to be an exclusive and intimate evening of non-stop nostalgia, taking the audience on a journey through their many successes – both locally and abroad spanning the last five decades.

Instantly recognizable hits like Homeless, Diamonds on the soles of her shoes, Nomathemba, Ofananaye, Lelilungelo, Phanse Emgodini and many others will provide an experience not to be missed.

“Gold Reef City is proud to host the iconic four time Grammy Award winners at our equally iconic theatre,“ says Gold Reef City Marketing Manager, Gareth Kaschula. “Their show further imprints Gold Reef City as the premier entertainment destination in the south of Johannesburg”, he adds.

An Evening with Ladysmith Black Mambazo is an ultimate evening for the die-hard fan as well as those who wish to experience one of South Africa’s biggest music success stories for the first time.

“I am honoured and thrilled that I get to produce this very special anniversary celebration as the group has always been one of my life-long favourites and are so inspirational to our industry as a whole. They are proof that it’s not only about incredible talent, but with hard work, discipline and humility, you can truly reach for the stars and attain them”, says Collett Dawson, Owner of The CoLab Network.

She continues; “Joburg audiences haven’t had the opportunity to see Ladysmith Black Mambazo in a while, so this evening at Gold Reef City is going to be such a treat for the audience.”

An Evening with Ladysmith Black Mambazo is on for one night only at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City on Thursday 26 November at 8pm.

Tickets range from R185 – R245 and can be booked online at , by calling The Lyric Theatre Box Office on (011) 248 5000 or through Computicket.

Discounts for groups of 10 or more, senior citizens, scholars and students apply.

An Evening with Ladysmith Black Mambazo will be one of the very first performances hosted at Gold Reef City following the completion of their refurbishment and expansion.

This features a six-cinema complex that is themed as a Victorian train station, a bowling alley and fast food court.

An array of family restaurants have also opened and these include Vigour & Verve, a Spur Steak Ranch, Boston BBQ, Calisto’s and The Raj, which gives you the perfect excuse to treat yourself to dinner and a show!

An Evening with Ladysmith Black Mambazo is proudly brought to you by The CoLab Network in association with The Lyric Theatre and is directed by Cito.

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