Carnegie Hall Citywide: Thandiswa Mazwai
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Thandiswa Mazwai
South Africa’s Thandiswa Mazwai—a chart-topping singer, songwriter, and bandleader with a passionate worldwide following—performs with her exceptional live band.
FREE
Bryant Park
July 12, 2024 | 7:00 pm
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About the Series

Carnegie Hall is honored to partner with local community organizations to present free concerts that are sensational celebrations of sounds from across the country and around the globe. At a Carnegie Hall Citywide concert, you can revisit your favorite music or try something new, stay in your home borough or journey farther afield. Whatever you choose, you’ll experience everything that makes New York City so vibrant.

Artist Details

South Africa’s Thandiswa Mazwai is a chart-topping singer, songwriter, and bandleader with a passionate worldwide following. Always a hit in New York City, she has electrified crowds at Afropunk, the Apollo Theater, GlobalFEST at Lincoln Center, and more.

Location

Bryant Park
Between 40th and 42nd Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues
New York, NY

About The Performance

South Africa’s Thandiswa Mazwai is a chart-topping singer, songwriter, and bandleader with a passionate worldwide following. Always a hit in New York City, she has electrified crowds at Afropunk, the Apollo Theater, GlobalFEST at Lincoln Center, and more. Tonight, Mazwai presents a free outdoor performance at Bryant Park, fresh off the release of her latest album, Sankofa. A celebration of Pan-Africanism (with songs produced by Meshell Ndegeocello, Chris Bruce, and Nduduzo Makhathini), it blends jazz, South African Xhosa music, and a variety of contemporary West African influences into a poignant whole. Mazwai performs with her exceptional live band in this free concert in the park.

For more information, please visit the event website.

Image: Thandiswa Mazwai / photo by Nick Boulton