CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | 8 PM
Angélique Kidjo and Friends
Mama Africa: A Tribute to Miriam Makeba
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
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 Faith Kekana, Stella Khumalo, and Zamo Mbutho, as well as Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Vusi Mahlasela, and Laura Mvula in this tribute to a remarkable woman.