Since Soweto Gospel Choir's introduction to American audiences three years ago, the instantly inviting, heart-warming and awe-inspiring choir has amassed a growing international fan-base, performed to sold out audiences throughout the world, sung alongside such icons as Bono, Peter Gabriel, Diana Ross and Jimmy Cliff, and has been heralded as the most exciting group to emerge in world music in years. With the release of African Spirit (the Choir's third album on Shanachie), the heartfelt, exuberant voices of Soweto Gospel Choir continue to spread their much-needed messages of love, joy and hope to audiences throughout the world regardless of their color, language or faith.
On January 30, 2007 Shanachie Entertainment will release African Spirit, a warm and exotic collection of moving traditional South African spiritual music, South African pop, American gospel and popular inspirational songs from around the world. To kick off their album release, Soweto Gospel Choir will perform selections from the new album on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on January 30, 2007.
Don't miss the unique opportunity to experience Soweto Gospel Choir as it makes its triumphant return to North America. The choir's tour has been assembled by the internationally renowned agency, IMG Artists. "We are thrilled to bring the Soweto Gospel Choir back for its third North American tour since its debut in 2005," states Vice President, IMG Artists, Nancy Gabriel. The critical and box office success that the choir enjoyed on the first two tours served it well, as the 2007 tour will bring the group to an unprecedented 47 cities across the U.S. and Canada."
For Soweto Gospel Choir’s tour dates, please check out the World Music Concerts section of Global Rhythm’s website.>