Angelique Kidjo: Grammy-Winning Afrobeat Singer-Songwriter Comes to the Luckman
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Two iconic American rock groups will share the stage at the Fabulous Forum this summer as Cheap Trick joins Boston for their "Heaven on Earth" tour. Known for their killer pop hooks, Boston sold millions during the '70s and '80s with their catchy version of prog rock. Their self-titled debut was one of the fastest-selling pop debuts in history, spawning three hit singles that became American classics: "More Than a Feeling," "Long Time" and "Peace of Mind." At the same time, Cheap Trick was perfecting the delicate balance between power pop and hard rock that made them a major influence on future punk, metal and alternative bands. Songs like "I Want You to Want Me," "Surrender" and "Dream Police," along with their dynamic live performances, sealed their reputation as arena rock gods. Now, 40 years into their careers, the two bands are still going strong. The "Heaven on Earth" tour is traveling the country in support of Boston's sixth studio album release, Life, Love & Hope, and this is one of a select few appearances where Cheap Trick will be performing with them. Learn More
9 of us drove to eat at Korean BBQ, in Korea town, that took us about 10 min or so to arrive to. If your in such a large group I suggest breaking it up in two to be seated much faster, also read rules as restuarant we sat at charged for meat left over by the pound? We also ended choosing the 9.99 menue each and somehow ended up paying a $20 gratuity fee, that unless it was written in Korean we did not know about prior, nor told about. This turned out to be less than what we normally would have tipped., hidden fees are just not fun.Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker dining • Dec 20 2013 star this tip starred
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Excellent, lively, good-time performance. Audience was totally involved and enjoying every moment eventhough there were constant warning from theatre staff to not dance in the aisle. Angelique should be a concert in the park format where people have no restrictions to getting up out of their seats.
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This was one of the best concerts that I have attended in a long time. Kidjo is a dynamic performer and storyteller. You could feel her energy throughout the auditorium. It was just too bad that ushers would not let the audience dance as Kidjo had...continued
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Born in Benin in West Africa, Angélique Kidjo—the Grammy-winning artist hailed as “Africa’s premier diva” by Time magazine—has shown that the joy and passion of African music is universal. As one of the continent’s most internationally celebrated female musical exports, she is a powerful singer and tireless performer.
Her music draws from African traditions and elements of American soul, funk, rap, jazz, Brazilian samba, reggae, and Cuban and Puerto Rican salsa, creating a perfect blend of world music. Kidjo, who has collaborated with artists such as Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, Alicia Keys, Josh Groban, Branford Marsalis and Joss Stone, is known for her dynamic and uplifting sound. Through her music and her commitment to advocacy, she exemplifies unity, peace and diversity.