Rokia Traoré

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 7:30pm

Standing show (open dance floor)

Rokia Traoré sitting next to guitar

“It’s clear that it’s inspired by rock music,” says Mali’s international star Rokia Traoré of her new album, Beautiful Africa. “But I didn’t want to make rock and roll in the Western tradition...I wanted something that’s rock and roll but still Malian and still me.” Rokia succeeds astonishingly well with the new album, and as a live performer, she is unparalleled. Unmissable!

Ticket options and info

  • On sale date: now
  • 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.
Rokia Traoré sitting next to guitar
The past year has been a quite extraordinarily productive period for Rokia Traoré. One of the most inventive female singer/songwriters in Africa today, she is remarkable not just for the range of her powerful and emotional voice but also for the sheer variety...

Major Funders

The McKnight FoundationTarget

Minnesota State Arts BoardThis activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota