Angélique Kidjo Announces 2015 Tour Dates

Beninese singer, artist and activist Angélique Kidjo has announced a string of dates for her 2015 tour.

After earning her second career Grammy and a doctor of music degree from Yale earlier this year, Angélique Kidjo is hitting the road for a string of dates in the USA, Canada, Brazil and France. First up is a FREE SummerStage at Central Park show in New York City this Sunday, June 7, with Rich Medina and South Sudanese musician Emmanuel Jal. See below for the full list of dates. For more, check out the 5 Songs That Shaped Angélique Kidjo and revisit photos from Kidjo's appearance at Yale’s very first Africa Salon alongside Just A Band, Jean Grae, Shingai Shoniwa, Kae Sun and several others. As the video below (from 2007) can attest, Sunday's show isn't the first time Kidjo has performed at Central Park SummerStage.

Angélique Kidjo's Summer 2015 Tour Dates

Jun 7, New York, NY, Summerstage at Central Park

Jun 13, Providence, RI

Jun 20, Croton On Hudson, NY, Clearwater Festival

Jun 21, New Haven, CT, Festival of Arts and Ideas

Jun 25, Folsom, CA, Harris Center For The Arts

Jun 26, Laytonville, CA, Kate Wolf Memorial Music Festival

Jul 3, Biarritz, FR *Orchestre Regional Bayonne Cote Basque

Jul 10, San Francisco, CA *Davies Symphony Hall

Jul 11, Santa Cruz, CA, Solfest

Aug 8, Gaspe, Quebec, Festival Musique du Bout du Monde

Sep 26, Rio de Janeiro, BR, Rock in Rio

Oct 3, Paris, FR *Paris Philharmonie Hall

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