Angelique Kidjo Live Earth, Djin Djin video + tour dates

Angelique Kidjo - Djin DjinAngelique Kidjo is a four-time Grammy nominated singer and composer originally from Benin in West Africa. Due to political turmoil in her country, Angelique Kidjo relocated to Paris in the 80's where she continued her music career and then eventually moved to her current home in New York City. She's currently on tour and is set to play Live Earth South Africa at The Cradle of Human Kind, Maropeng (near Johannesburg) on July 7th 2007.

Djin Djin is Angelique Kidjo's latest album which was released in May 2007. The album was produced by Tony Visconti (T. Rex, David Bowie, Boomtown Rats, Morrissey) and includes guest artists Carlos Santana, Branford Marsalis, Josh Groban, Alicia Keys, Peter Gabriel, Joss Stone, Malian husband-and-wife team Amadou and Mariam and Ziggy Marley.

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Watch Angelique Kidjo EPK video with the making of Djin Djin

Track listings for Djin Djin:

1. Ae Ae
2. Djin Djin featuring Alicia Keys and Branford Marsalis
3. Gimme Shelter featuring Joss Stone
4. Salala featuring Peter Gabriel
5. Senamou (C'est L'amour) featuring Amadou and Mariam
6. Pearls featuring Josh Groban and Carlos Santana
7. Sedjedo featuring Ziggy Marley
8. Papa
9. Arouna
10. Awan N'La
11. Emma
12. Mama Golo Papa
13. Lonlon (Ravel's Bolero)

Djin Djin by Angelique Kidjo on

Live Earth South Africa lineup is set to include Angelique Kidjo, Baaba Maal, Danny K, Joss Stone, The Parlotones, The Soweto Gospel Choir, UB40, Vusi Mahlasela and Zola.

Angelique Kidjo 2007 tour dates:

*Dates could be added or changed! Go to Angelique Kidjo's Official Website for the latest tour dates and information.

June 22 2007 Utah Arts Festival - Library Square Salt Lake City, Utah
June 23 2007 Jazz Aspen Aspen, Colorado
June 24 2007 KTAO Solar Center Taos, New Mexico
June 26 2007 Santa Fe Brewing Company Santa Fe, New Mexico
June 28 2007 Le Spectrum Montreal, Canada
July 2 2007 Zeitmusikfestival Freiburg, Germany
July 3 2007 Vestfold International Festival Horten, Norway
July 4 2007 Tollhaus Karlsruhe, Germany
July 7 2007 SOS Festival / Live Earth Johannesburg, South Africa
July 10 2007 Festival Latino Americano Milan, Italy
July 12 2007 Jazz Open Stuttgart, Germany
July 14 2007 CBS Early Show New York, New York
July 17 2007 Bi-Lo Center Greenville, South Carolina
July 18 2007 Charlotte Bobcats Arena Charlotte, North Carolina
July 20 2007 Scope Arena Norfolk, Virginia
July 21 2007 Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City, New Jersey
July 24 2007 Continental Airlines Arena East Rutherford, New Jersey
July 25 2007 Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, New York
July 27 2007 Verizon Wireless Manchester, New Hampshire
July 28 2007 Pepsi Arena Albany, New York
July 30 2007 Mohegan Sun Uncassville, Connecticut
July 31 2007 Wachovia Arena Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
August 3 2007 Giant Center Hershey, Pennsylvania
August 4 2007 Mellon Arena Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
August 5 2007 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Westhampton Beach, New York
August 6 2007 Washington Park Ampitheater Albany, New York
August 7 2007 Bradely Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin
August 8 2007 Resch Arena Green Bay, Wisconsin
August 10 2007 Xcel Center St Paul, Minnesota
August 12 2007 Summerstage New York, New York
August 14 2007 Rexcell Arena Edmonton, Canada, Alberta
August 15 2007 Pengrowth Saddledome Calgary, Alberta
August 17 2007 GM Place Vancouver, British Columbia
August 18 2007 Key Arena Seattle, Washington
August 21 2007 The Idaho Center Boise, Idaho
August 22 2007 Rose Garden Arena Portland, Oregon
August 24 2007 Stockton Arena Stockton, California
August 25 2007 The Honda Center Anaheim, California
August 28 2007 Delta Center Salt Lake City, Utah
August 29 2007 Pepsi Center Denver, Colorado
August 31 2007 Qwest Center Omaha, Nebraska

Angelique Kidjo is a Special Representative for UNICEF

More information about Live Earth
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Angelique Kidjo on Myspace
Angelique Kidjo Official Website

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Jenny May is the founder of Band Weblogs. Based in Oxford, England (originally from New England), Band Weblogs was created in 2005. With a passion for music, Jenny May has performed with bands in the US and the UK, her music has appeared in films, she was a vocal coach for the Yamaha Rock School and has worked on music projects with musicians such as Jon Fishman (Phish), Fyfe Dangerfield (Guillemots) and Cisco Adler (Shwayze). Jenny is currently writing music commentary and reviews for Band Weblogs and writing, recording and performing music with songwriter and musician Dave Tommo.
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