Angélique Kidjo: Grammy-Winning Afrobeat Singer-Songwriter Comes to SOPAC
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All offers for Afrobeat Singer-Songwriter Angélique Kidjo have expired.
The last date listed for Afrobeat Singer-Songwriter Angélique Kidjo was Tuesday April 26, 2011 / 7:00pm.
Currently at South Orange Performing Arts Center:
- Full Price:
- $48.00 - $68.00
- Our Price:
- $24.00 - $34.00
Jazz legend Ramsey Lewis' brilliant, far-reaching musicianship and outgoing personality have allowed him to cross over to the pop and R&B charts through the years. Born and raised in Chicago, Lewis first came to fame with the Ramsey Lewis Trio in the late '50s and '60s. A Grammy-winning performer-composer (with hits like "Hang on Sloopy," "The In Crowd" and "Wade in the Water") and a syndicated jazz radio host, when Lewis performs it's a rare treat for jazz aficionados. A three-time Grammy Award winner with seven gold records to his credit, Lewis received the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award in 2007. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar Member
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It was a fantastic show - full of energy and Angelique's special warmth. She is a ball of energy with an incredible voice and a knack for including her audience in the joy her music brings. Her voice is clear and sharp and strong and her repertoire full of high energy, upbeat music.
SOPAC was a special surprise - intimate, comfortable, a good sound system and acoustics and although iI drove, it's literally AT the train station and an easy commute from Manhattan. Great sports bar/Italian place on the corner for a drink and a bite before or after a show.
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Good show - Angelique Kidjo is a ball of energy and Afro - Soul. She has her own mind and opinions and she lets them be known. I really liked how she brought the audience up on stage to share in the fun. She is a real artist - REAL. Ultimately,...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. 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.