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299 Star Starred
Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
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Gordon B.
Captive parking. $12.00. Considering most L.A. parking fees are pretty reasonable, even the Chandler Pavilion UCLA has a lot of nerve charging for that charge for parking off-hours in what is largely an empty lot.
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I wore Jeans and a Jacket. It was one of those audiences where it would be difficult to underdress..
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5 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 could be given away if not claimed at least a half-hour before the show (I...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.

My husband is originally from Senegal and found this to be a wonderful connection to...continued

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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.