Youssou N’Dour brings his African big band, the legendary Super Etoile of Dakar for a concert at Miami’s historic gem, Gusman Theater. N’Dour is touring the United States to promote his latest release, Rokku Mi Rokka (Give And Take). The album follows N’Dour’s 2004 Grammy Award-winning Egypt, a celebration of Senegal’s Muslim mystical culture of Sufism that featured traditional musicians from Dakar and Cairo. On Rokku Mi Rokka, N’Dour continues his adventures in traditional music..
Youssou N’Dour, one of the world’s most distinctive voices, was introduced to US audiences through collaborations with artists like Peter Gabriel, Sting and Wyclef Jean. He was named one of Time Magazine’s 2007 "100 Most Important People" for his music, civic and cultural importance.Friday, November 16, 8 pm
Gusman Theater, 174 E. Flagler Street, Downtown Miami
Tickets $27 – $77, on sale through Ticketmaster outlets or the Gusman Theater box office.
The Box office is open Monday – Friday noon – 5:30 pm: (305) 372-0925
Rhythm Foundation members, call the office for direct ticketing: (305) 672-5202
The after show party is at Soya & Pomodoro, 120 NE 1 Street (1 block north of Gusman).
Author: World Music Central News Department
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