Sanctuary for Independent Media Celebrates 10th Anniversary With New Concert
Happy 10th anniversary to Troy’s Sanctuary for Independent Media!
And in celebration of the birthday, the Sanctuary will be hosting a big concert by the African protest songsmith and anti-apartheid legend Thomas Mapfumo and his band the Blacks Unlimited at 8pm on Saturday, April 2.
Thomas Mapfumo has been the musical voice of protest in Zimbabwe and all of southern Africa for nearly half a century. Easily the most famous singer in his native country, Mapfumo lives in exile from the regime of Robert Mugabe, and his music is banned at home.
Tickets to the all-ages bash are $20 and are available in advance.
There will also be a fundraising dinner with the band prior to the show, benefiting the Sanctuary’s new community radio station WOOC 105.3 FM. Tickets are $105.30, and reservations are required.