Soweto Gospel Choir – Songs of the Free In Honor of Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday

Thursday, October 4, 2018
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM


General Admission

The Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir returns for an infectiously joyful performance of spirituals, freedom songs, gospel and pop hits to commemorate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African gospel music, the 43-strong choir comprised of South Africa’s greatest singers is dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world. “Nothing can really prepare you for the riot of exuberance and depth of emotion” (The Scotsman).

“Absolutely thrilling singers… dazzling music.”Billboard

“Sheer jubilation… The Rhythm of Life.” Herald Sun (Australia)

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General Public: $30 - $42
UCSB Students: $15 (Current student ID required)
All Students: $15 (Student ID required for high school age and up)