Acoustic Africa: African Guitar Stars in Concert at UCLA's Royce Hall
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Spend the day enjoying the luck of the Irish with traditional food, Guinness and other tasty brews, stages featuring Irish rock, traditional Celtic music and classic rock 'n' roll, and an arts and crafts section. Children can have a blast acting like knights in the medieval Kids' Castle, and the entire family can learn to dance the Irish Stew and speak a few Gaelic phrases. Fill up on a hot shepherd's pie and a cold glass of Dale Bros. Brewery's Shameless McDale -- and you might even take home a prize or two from one of the many contests. Learn More
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Fabulous concert. Mystic and spiritual sounds of Habib Koite and Afel Bocoum were unforgettable. How is it possible to layer 5 to 6 melodies on top of each other and maintain a comprehensible blend of rhythms? Remarkable. And what can anyone say about Olive Mtukudzi. Genius!
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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.