Bumbershoot 2010: Angelique Kidjo

Events — By Michelle Schusterman on September 8, 2010 at 2:44 am

For my first ever Bumbershoot, I was lucky enough to see an artist who is definitely on my bucket list of musicians to see live. From her website:

Known for her dynamic and uplifting music, she has translated her distinctive work in the arts to that of philanthropy; by promoting education for girls in Africa through her foundation, Batonga and as a UNICEF Goodwill ambassador Kidjo travels the world to inspire and empower.

Needless to say, it was an amazing show. Here’s a few highlights (please forgive the shaky camera in some parts – a girl’s gotta dance!):
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWmt7wpR3xQ[/youtube]

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