Amadou & Mariam with Worldwide Discotheque DJs

The Cedar and Sue McLean & Associates present
Friday, June 28, 2013 - 8:00pm

Standing show (open dance floor)

Exquisite, intergalactic Afro-pop’ (Time Out)

By popular demand after their sold out Minnesota debut at The Cedar last summer, Malian superstars Amadou & Mariam are back! They'll be bringing oodles of charm, irresistible grooves, and a crackerjack band.

Coming just two nights after Afrobeat stars Femi Kuti & The Positive Force (June 26), this show will be an equally unmissable focal point of The Cedar's African Summer 2013. Buy a ticket for both shows (Femi Kuti 6/26, and Amadou & Mariam 6/28) and save $20 with this special package offer available only from Ticketweb. Codeword: AFRICA

Worldwide Discotheque DJs Brian Engel and Dan MacAllister will spin some tunes ahead of the show.

This summer, keep your cool inside at the newly air-conditioned Cedar!

Ticket options and info

  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: From a Cedar volunteer in the front lobby during events (no fee; cash, check, credit card), Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), or Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee)
  • Online: Ticketweb (typically $2--$3 fee/ticket) (click on red Buy Tickets button at top of this page)
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
  • Students with ID, seniors over 65, and children under 12 may purchase tickets at a discount at the door.
Amadou & Mariam
Amadou & Mariam met in 1977 while attending the Institute for Young Blind in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, and where they continue to play an annual benefit concert. Influenced by the records of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Pink Floyd as well as...

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