Throughout the celebrations in Johannesburg, soccer players and fans will be serenaded by wonderful African artists whose songs deserve your interest and attention. Use the power of your local cable provider’s high speed Internet service to connect with these exciting performers:

Amadou and Mariam:
This blind married couple from Mali gives jazz an African spin.
myspace.com/amadouandmariam

Angelique Kidjo:
Hear why Time Magazine has acclaimed this joyful singer as “Africa’s Premier Diva.”
kidjo.com

BLK JKS:
This rock band from Johannesburg, South Africa has a sound that will get you moving!
myspace.com/blkjks

Vieux Farka Toure:
Masterful guitar playing and an expressive voice mark this memorable blues artist.
myspace.com/vieuxfarkatoure