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Lorraine Klaasen – Long’s Park Summer Music Series

July 30 - July 30, 2017

Lorraine Klaasen - Long's Park

Born and raised in Soweto, South Africa, Lorraine has electrified audiences world-wide with her dynamic voice and stage presence. Winner of the 2013 Juno Award for World Music, her sound transcends all borders. Lorraine Klaasen, the daughter of legendary South African Jazz singer Thandie Klaasen, is one of the few South African artists who have preserved the classic sound of Township Music, which continues to be the most distinctive sound to come out of South Africa. Born and raised in Soweto, Lorraine has electrified audiences worldwide with her dynamic stage presence and showmanship. Lorraine was influenced by South Africa’s musical giants of the 1950’s and 1960’s, such as Miriam Makeba (who was a close friend of Lorraine and Thandie) as well as Dolly Rathebe, Dorothy Masuka, Sophie Mgcina and Busi Mhlongo who frequented her mother’s home.

Now in its 55th season, the Summer Music Series is regarded as a top musical entertainment destination in one of the best outdoor venues in Central PA. These free concerts are made possible through the generosity of individuals and corporate partners. Proceeds from the Long’s Park Art Festival are the other important component to our funding process. People power pulls it all together! Through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers and guided by a dedicated Board of Directors, the Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation is excited to offer these outstanding performances. Thank you for being a part of this wonderful community event.


July 30, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Long’s Park
1441 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601 United States
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