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Angelique Kidjo tickets go on sale for Twin Cities concert


Thursday, February 4, 2016
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After a five year hiatus, two-time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, will be back in the Twin Cities on Sunday, April 24.

The “Queen of African Music” will perform at The O’Shaughnessy on the main campus of St. Catherine University in St. Paul.

She is the reigning World Music winner at the Grammy’s having just won at the 57th Grammys in February 2015. She has again been nominated for this year’s Grammys to be held on February 15.

Priced at $25-$45, tickets for the April 24 concert went on sale last week at the venue and online.

Kidjo last performed in the Twin Cities in 2011 during a sold-out concert at the Ordway.

Her 2014 album that won her last year’s Grammy, Eve, topped Billboard’s World Music chart.

Tickets

In person: at The O’Shaughnessy Ticket Office

Monday through Saturday 12-6 P.M.

St. Catherine University

2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul.

 Online: oshag.stkate.edu

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About Tom Gitaa

Tom is the President and Publisher of Mshale. As the founder, he did a lot of the reporting during the humble beginnings of the newspaper. While he still does the occasional reporting, he now concentrates on the publishing side of the news operation.Tom was also the original host of Talking Drum, the signature current affairs show on the African Broadcasting Network (ABN-America), which was available nationwide in the United States via the Dishnetwork satellite service. On the show, he interviewed Nobel laureates such as 2004 Nobel Peace prize winner, Professor Wangari Maathai, the first woman from Africa to win the peace prize and heads of states such as the president of  The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh at State House, Banjul. Tom has previously served in the board of directors of the Minnesota International Center (MIC), the sixth largest World Affairs Council in the United States. He has also previously served as President of the Board of Directors of Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated books to Africa. He sits on the board of the United Nations Association.

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