Venue Details

6118 Star Starred
City National Grove of Anaheim
West of the Orange Fwy 2200 E. Katella Avenue Anaheim, CA 92806
714-712-2700
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6 events
2 reviews
1 stars
The weather was Cool with slight rain but who cares it was an indoor event.. I wore Jeans shirt and casual shoes. Wear comfortable shoes, you might be stuck standing the whole time.
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13 events
3 reviews
14 stars
The weather was Rainy. I wore Heels n a dress.
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Erykah Badu
11 ratings
4.3 average rating
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14 events
10 reviews
31 stars
attended Jun 02 2009

I was throughly disappointed. Not only was she over an hour late she sang shit. The worst concert I've ever been to. My friend and I decided to put ourselves out of our misery so we left early.

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4 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 02 2009

Erykah was amazing!!! The venue is nice but seating in the 4th tier is tedious. It's a long table with 5 chairs on each side so that you can have dinner if you like but you are not facing the stage and if you aren't careful you aren't seated...continued

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1 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Jun 02 2009

I Love Erika Badu, this was my first time seeing her perform live. However, I was disappointed with the fact she was an hour and 15 minutes late. Concert was supposed to start at 8, band came on stage at 9:15 and performed a 20 minute...continued

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Description

Grammy winning artist and cultural icon Erykah Badu will play the Grove of Anaheim. Badu is known worldwide for her incredible fusion of jazz, hip hop and R&B and musical styles deeply entrenched in African American roots.

Multi-talented Erykah Badu hypnotized the music scene in 1997 with her double Grammy-winning debut album Baduizm which debuted at No. 2 on the national charts; the highest debut of a new female artist at that time. Her style drew immediate comparisons to legends such as Billie Holiday, and later to Bessie Smith, Marvin Gaye and other prominent African American artists. By coupling her diverse training in performance and visual arts with her sociopolitical and philosophical consciousness, Erykah Badu has continued to carve out and transform R & B music into a positive force to be reckoned with. Badu has gained notoriety as highly uplifting, conscious performer dedicated to increasing awareness about issues facing the urban community while continually evolving her musical styles.

In 2008, Erykah released New Amerykah Part One (4th World War), the beginning of an album series tackling current sociopolitical issues while pulling musical styles from the ‘40s, ‘50s, and ’60s. AllMusic.com states, “Immediately moving and yet rather bewildering,New Amerykah, Pt. 1 is an album that sounds special from the first play.”