Venue Details

295 Star Starred
Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
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Venue provides onsite parking for a nominal fee
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It's a strange route to parking lot 5. Enter from Sunset instead of Wilshire/Westwood.
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We ate at a
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It was great to have cofee; a variety of snacks and sandwiches were offered
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Some guests were proudly dressed in native African garmets; others dressed for a casual evening.
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We ate at Chan Dara Thai on Pico and Bundy. Incredible food. Good price.
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6 stars
attended Mar 26 2011

The music and the energy of the performers were "five star" worthy - the show was wonderful. There were only two down-sides to the evening: 1) I noticed that my ticket... continued

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attended Mar 26 2011

An extraordinary group of three African acoustic guitars -- each a celebrity in their own right, but ALL THREE on the stage together. A feast for the senses.

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Website

http://www.uclalive.org/calendar/event_detail.asp?id=46

Quotes & Highlights

Find out more about_ Acoustic Africa _on the tour website.

Description

This musical journey focuses on the richness of the African guitar tradition. The evening will include performances by Malian superstar Habib Koité, whose exciting concerts have endeared him to audiences worldwide, Oliver Mtukudzi, the best-selling artist in his home country of Zimbabwe, and Afel Bocoum, a guitarist, singer and composer from Mali whose songs evoke the evolution of traditional Malian society. With more than 75 years of experience between them, Koité, Mtukudzi and Bocoum converge to create a breathtaking blend of styles, traditions and influences.