Canberra welcomes international sensation Angelique Kidjo

Canfan 3 November 2014


Only days after her performance at Bluesfest 2015, the angelic voice of International sensation, Angelique Kidjo is coming to Canberra for the first time in April 2015. Angélique is one of the greatest forces in African music; her passion for her homeland and expressions of female empowerment comes through in her music through rich and powerful song.

Her latest album ‘Eve’ is dedicated to the women of Africa and the title is inspired by her mother. The album has seen great success on an international scale climbing its way to Number 1 on the Billboard World Chart. Her Eve tour is coming to the Nation’s Capital, at the Canberra Theatre for one night only.

Angélique Kidjo is a tireless campaigner for women’s health and education in Africa, a UNICEF Peace Ambassador and also, with a 20 year discography, 12 albums and thousands of concerts around the world, a gifted performer and prolific songwriter.

She has collaborated with the greats from the Jazz and Pop worlds—including Philip Glass, Peter Gabriel, Branford Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Herbie Hancock, Bono, Josh Groban, and Alicia Keys as well as Bluesfest alumni Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews, Dr John, John Legend and Joss Stone.

She is a Grammy Award winner and her creative energy makes seeing her live performance an unforgettable experience.

Presented by – Blues Festival and Canberra Theatre Centre

Pre-sale tickets on sale Wednesday 5 November
All tickets Monday 10 November 2014

Dates, Time: Wednesday 8 April 2015 at 7:30pm
Single Tickets: $92 Premium, $82 A Reserve, $62.25 B Reserve
Venue: Canberra Theatre

Visit or call the box office on (02) 6275 2700

(Canberra Theatre Centre Media Release)

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