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Get ready to move to new sounds and fan favorites with five-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo at The Purchase PAC.
Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today, with sixteen albums to her name. Her most recent, Mother Nature, took home the Grammy for Best Global Music Album this past April, reinforcing her status as a true icon of African music. Met with career-best raves, Mother Nature tackles major issues like the climate crisis and the struggle for freedom, but in Kidjo’s hands, these themes are translated through music that is radiantly joyful.
She is a force of nature on stage, with a striking voice and ultra-high-energy presence. Her music cross-pollinates the West African traditions of her childhood in Benin with elements of American R&B, funk, and jazz, as well as influences from Europe and Latin America. This is live music at its best – not to be missed!
Tickets to see Angélique Kidjo live on April 15 are on sale now; click the “buy tickets” button to secure your seats today.
Not familiar with her sound? Give her a listen on Spotify.
Visit Angelique Kidjo’s website to read her biography and learn more about her music and her activism and advocacy initiatives.
Angélique Kidjo: Tiny Desk Concert
This past September, NPR Music celebrated its 1000th Tiny Desk Concert; the guest was Angélique Kidjo. From the introduction: “Originally from the West African country of Benin, the singer and activist plays a crucial role in spreading the music of Africa and the spirit of love in all that she does.” Watch Angélique Kidjo: Tiny Desk Concert on YouTube.