Performance by Angélique Kidjo

Event Details

October 30, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Regular ticket prices $35, $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10. Purchase tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at
Emily Everett

Beninese Afro-pop spitfire Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy award-winning recording artist deemed "Africa's premier diva" by Time Magazine. She’s collaborated with Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, Alicia Keys, Bono and many more. Known for her dynamic and uplifting music, she has translated her distinctive work in the arts to that of philanthropy and as a women’s rights activist, and travels the world to inspire and empower. Audience members are invited to a pre-performance talk by Bode Omojola, Five College Associate Professor of Music, Mount Holyoke College, 6:30 p.m. at the University Club.

Event Category

Music Music Performance