Live in New York: Angélique Kidjo (Special Guests: Ezra Koenig, Whoopi Goldberg, + others)

Kidjo_Angelique(Nabil_Elderkin)A France Rocks favorite, Angélique Kidjo stops by New York’s Carnegie Hall for a very unique and star-studded tribute to African music icon Miriam Makeba on November 5th. You shouldn’t miss this if you are in town. Here are the details:

Mama Africa: A Tribute to Miriam Makeba Nov 5th, 2014 – Live at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY

Grammy Award–winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo celebrates the life and music of iconic South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba, known popularly as “Mama Africa.” Kidjo shared a close relationship with Makeba, studying with her and eventually performing with her in Paris and South Africa. Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall—with Makeba’s supporting singers Zamokuhle “Zamo” Mbutho, Faith Kekana, and Stella Khumalo—in this tribute to a remarkable woman. With Special Guests… Angélique will be joined on stage by an amazing lineup of special guests, including Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend), Laura M’vula, and Vusi Mahlasela, and the concert will include introductory remarks by the legendary Whoopi Goldberg.

Angélique Kidjo with Special Guests:

Ezra Koenig
Vusi Mahlasela
Laura Mvula with Faith Kekana,
Stella Khumalo, and
Zamo Mbutho

Introductory remarks by Whoopi Goldberg

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