The world-renowned Soweto Gospel Choir, which has performed for Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, is bringing its talents to Houston. The singers and instrumentalists blend indigenous African traditions with American gospel and pop to create joyful shows that will get your whole body swaying with the same passion the performers exude. The group performs tunes like "Mangisondele Nkosi Yam" with percussion provided by simple foot stomping, as well its own renditions of pop tunes like "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and American gospel songs like "Oh Happy Day." 8 p.m. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-227-4772 or visit www.spahouston.org. $22 to $52.
Fri., April 9, 2010