Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State LA
On the north side of campus off Circle Dr. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
323-343-6600
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Member Tips

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ONLY bottled water
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No flip flops
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They have a parking lot right outside the theatre.
info May 06 2011 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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107 events
70 reviews
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24 events
7 reviews
17 stars
attended May 01 2011

We danced, we clapped, and we screamed for more! A magic evening of music for all humanity, thank you Angelique!

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14 events
6 reviews
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attended May 01 2011

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.... continued

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Website

http://www.luckmanarts.org/events/angelique-kidjo.html

Quotes & Highlights

Visit Angelique Kidjo’s website for her bio, photos, news and more.

Description

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.