They include BCUC, Blk Jks, Blue May, DJ Spoko, Dominowe, FAKA, Georgia, Ghetts, Gruff Rhys, Infamous Boiz, Mahotella Queens
, Moonchild Sanelly, Morena Leraba, Mr Jukes, Muzi, Nick Zinner, Nonku Phiri, Otim Alpha, Phuzekhemisi, Pote, Radio 123, Remi Kabaka, Sho Madjozi, Sibot, Zola 7 and Zolani Mahola.
Celtic Connections comes Friday, July 25 Sir Bradley Wiggins leads a host of to the Games for the day and the Mahotella Queens
from South Africa and the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland will be at Glasgow Green.
Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, World Cup 2010 official song band Freshlyground and South African group Mahotella Queens
du Congo), Bba Ml (Senegal), Orquesta Sensacion (Cuba), Mahlathini et les Mahotella Queens
(Afrique du Sud), Tiken Jah Fakoly (Cote d'Ivoire) et d'autres encore.
Famed South African veteran Hugh Masekela would be impressive enough solo, but he's supported by another of the country's great bands, The Mahotella Queens
Opening act the Mahotella Queens
had threatened to steal the show with a purely acapella 30-minute set of 'mbaqanga', the wildly infectious and incredibly danceable Zulu jazz which ruled the roost in the rainbow nation during the apartheid years.
He comes to The Sage with his band and the vocal trio, The Mahotella Queens
, in what is sure to be a testimony to a joyous and extensive career.
It features artists as famous as Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The Mahotella Queens
, Philip Tabane, Jukula, Malombo, and Abafana Baseqhudeni, among others, as it explores the power of popular music in South Africa's black community.
22: South African a cappella singing group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo will grace the stage of The Sage Gateshead's Hall One, with special guests Mahotella Queens
Ernest Ranglin - Alextown (Palm Pictures PALMCD2132-2) pounds 13.99 HH Jamaican guitarist Ranglin and South Africa's African Jazz Pioneers looks like a very happy marriage, especially when you add guests of the calibre of the veteran vocal group the Mahotella Queens
But for Lucky Dube, the red-hot Mahotella Queens
and the biggest star of them all -Nelson Mandela - the city's population went wild.
Appearing in the picturesque Mary Fitzgerald Square and wowing an international audience on a live link-up are Lucky Dube, Mahotella Queens
, Zola, Jabu Khanyile & Bayete, Malaika, Lindiwe, Salif Keita, Wasis Diop and One Giant Leap.