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Out-of-towners, local bands herald spring

South African singer/songwriter Johnny Clegg will be at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday.
South African singer/songwriter Johnny Clegg will be at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday.
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As we try hard to believe that spring might actually come sometime soon, touring artists are sprouting up in growing numbers, and homegrown performers are gathering on our stages, too. South African singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg may be our distance (and longevity?) champ. He helped pioneer world music starting in the late 1960s, leading the racially mixed bands Juluka and Savuka: a brave thing to do then, when such combos were illegal at home. Both became ...


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