Angelique Kidjo in Concert
Venue: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Organizations: Angelique Kidjo
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Event Types: Music
Adult Tickets: $25.00-$55.00
Students with ID and Youth 18 & Under: $10.00

The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech presents Angelique Kidjo in concert on Thursday, January 20, 2022.

With a striking voice, radiant energy, and messages of unity and healing, four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo is a chart-topping world music superstar who blends the West African traditions of her childhood with R&B, funk, and jazz. Kidjo’s Moss debut draws from recent hits and classic, danceable favorites.

A creative force with 13 albums to her name, Kidjo’s stage presence and fluency in multiple cultures and languages have won respect from her peers and expanded her following across national borders.

Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today, a creative force with thirteen albums to her name. Kidjo’s stage presence and fluency in multiple cultures and languages have won respect from her peers and expanded her following across national borders.

She is the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Crystal Award given by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and the 2016 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award. The BBC has included Kidjo in its list of Africa’s “50 most iconic figures,” and in 2011 The Guardian listed her as one of their “Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World.” Forbes Magazine ranked her as the first woman in their list of the "Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa".

Angelique has performed with several international orchestras and symphonies including the Bruckner Orchestra, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the Philharmonie de Paris. Her rousing live show was captured at the revered Austin City Limits and made its television debut in January 2016.


Adult tickets range from $25.00-$55.00 depending on seat location. Students with ID and Youth 18 & under are $10.00.

To purchase tickets online, visit:

All faculty, staff, students, and visitors at the Moss Arts Center will be required to wear a mask in indoor public spaces.

Co-sponsored by the Black Cultural Center and the Office for Inclusion and Diversity.

For more information, visit: or or call 540-231-5300.
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