Event Archive - Johnny Clegg Band,
Sun. July 15th 2012 @ Jericho Beach Park (All Ages)
Presented by: Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Me for my blog!
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Our story begins in Buffalo, New York, a rust belt city perched precariously on the edge of the Great Lakes, known best for its terrible snow storms and lost superbowls. It is here that our heroine, Ani (pronounced AHH-nee) DiFranco was reared on a mid-eighties diet of oat bran and radio mayonnaise, and launched into the world somewhere in the inte... more info
Johnny Clegg Band
South Africa’s Johnny Clegg was instrumental in the fight against apartheid: his 1970s band Juluka, which combined Zulu chants and rhythms with western rock music, was also the conflict-ridden country’s first mixed-race ensemble. It represented a call for social justice that was also musically groundbreaking. Clegg parted ways with his Zulu co-foun... more info