UK based Lionheart to perform in Gabs

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United Kingdom(UK) based world music star, Lorraine Lionheart will be performing live at Westwood International School Saturday August 31, 2013, with a full band.

Dubbed Small Steps With Lorraine Lionheart, the show will benefit charitable causes locally.The concert, which is billed to start 7:00 am, promises to be one of the highlights of the year. Music lovers can expect to dance to her hits such as Naledi, Follow the Sound and Solomon from her debut album, That's Me. Inspired by legends such as them Fela Kuti, Mariam Makeba, Angelique Kidjo, Richard Bona, Lady Smith Black Mambazo, PJ Powers, Youssou N'Dour, Letta Mbulu, Jabu Khanyile, Lucky Dube, Caiphus Semenya, Tshepo Tshola, Ringo Madlingozi and Oliver Mutukuzi, Lorraine seems  determined to follow on  her role models' footsteps. 

"I am not only inspired by their artistry, I am driven by their achievements as musicians and as individual members of our society, and most importantly what they stand for and represent as powerful African artists. Artists such as Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, Joan Armatrading, Tracy Chapman, Johnny Cash, Bob Marley, Kenny Rogers, Neil Young, Sam Cooke, Etta James, Nina Simone and Dolly Parton also inspire me greatly," she says on her website, www.lorrainelionheart.com. Born and raised in the Kalahari Desert, Lorraine's first musical influence was from the San tribe._"My voice is a God given opportunity to celebrate who I really am.

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