Hear good music while helping a good cause at the special one-night performance of Ladysmith Black Mambazo on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Crest Theatre, benefiting Bridget’s Dream, a nonprofit organization battling sex trafficking in Sacramento—one of the top 18 trafficking cities in the United States.
When the three-time Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo was planning its Sacramento stop-over, music promoter Scott Brill-Lehn learned about Bridget’s Dream—an organization founded in 2011 by Leah Albright-Byrd to raise awareness and funds for the fight against trafficking—and an idea was born: proceeds from this once-in-a-lifetime concert will go toward helping Albright-Byrd and her life-changing cause.
In this special performance, the South African male chorus will show off sounds that you may recognize from Paul Simon’s hit album “Graceland” and present pieces from their more than 50-year career, including songs from their recent Grammy-winning album “Live: Singing For Peace Around The World” (dedicated to Nelson Mandela) and their newest CD, “Always With Us” (a tribute to Nellie Shabala, wife of Joseph Shabala, the singing group’s founder and leader).
For tickets and more information, call the Crest at (916) 442-5189 or visit bridgetsdream.org. The Crest Theatre is located at 1013 K St.
Who: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
What: Benefit concert for Bridget’s Dream
When: Wednesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento