Ivory Coast vocalist and dancer Dobet Gnahoré has garnered a reputation as one of the most vibrant performers in world music today. As a child, Gnahoré was trained in the music and dance traditions of the Bété people by her father, a well-known performer in West Africa.
Hailed by critics as Africa’s leading star on the rise, her extraordinary talents position her to set the course for the genre. On stage, her voice and charisma have immense audience appeal.
In 2010, she shared an award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance with India.Arie at the 52nd Grammy Awards.
Cal State L.A. students: $20
Other students: $25
(in-person only at the Luckman Box Office)