Soweto Gospel Choir, Sun, Mar 4 at The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street, Midtown Atlanta 7pm Tickets: $35-$65 http://www.ticketmaster.com/ or the Fox Theatre Box Office http://www.foxtheatre.org/
The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in Soweto, South Africa by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer, two choir directors. The 30 + member ensemble blends elements of African gospel, Negro spirituals, reggae, and American popular music. The group performed at the first of the 46664 concerts for Nelson Mandela, and has since toured internationally several times. The 52-strong choir, under the direction of Beverly Bryer, draws on the best talent from the many churches in and around Soweto. The choir is dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world.