Shaking the Blues with The Roots, Erykah Badu with Edith Funker, Cory Chisel, Keb Mo, Taj Mahal Trio, and More!
Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) presents an evening of excellent blues music, various artists jamming together, and special appearances by celebrities and activists.
Thursday, November 15, 2007
7:45 PM - 10:30 PM
3790 Wilshire Blvd.
Corner of Wilshire and Western
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Artists for a New South Africa and
Dianna Cohen & Jackson Browne, Myrna Colley-Lee & Morgan Freeman, LaTanya Richardson Jackson & Samuel L. Jackson, Ann & George Lopez, Deborah Santana, Alfre Woodard & Roderick Spencer,and Keisha Nash-Whitaker & Forest Whitaker
invite you to
Shaking the Blues
- Cory Chisel
- Keb’ Mo’
- Taj Mahal Trio
- The Roots and friends
- Erykah Badu with Edith Funker
- featuring Nikka Costa
with Anthony Anderson, Nicole Lyn Hill, Roma Maffia, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Victoria Rowell, Jurnee Smollett, Blair Underwood, Alfre Woodard.
Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson as musical director and very special guests
- 7:15 PM -- doors open
- 7:45 PM -- performances begin
To purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com and enter Shaking the Blues in the Search box. Students enter a special code - BLUES - to get discounted student tickets for $15.
All proceeds benefit Artists for a New South Africa’s work to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS, to advance human rights, safeguard voting rights, and assist and empower AIDS orphans and other at-risk youth in the U.S. and South Africa. ANSA will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Treatment Action Campaign, a grassroots organization of heroic activists who are leading South Africa’s fight against AIDS.
Specifically, proceeds from the concert will benefit ANSA’s It Takes A Village Program in South Africa and the Treatment Action Campaign – for more info, go to ANSA website at www.ansafrica.org.
“It costs less than 50 cents a day to provide It Takes a Village care and services to one orphaned child. For less than $7—the cost of two cups of cappuccino—you can send an orphaned South African child to school for a year.” - ANSA It Takes A Village program info on website.
Enjoy wonderful music, enjoy a fantastic evening of entertainment, AND make a difference in a child’s life!
Cost: Tickets range from $22.50 - $250.00; student tickets specially discounted for $15. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com
Event parking located next to The Wiltern (enter from Western) - all event parking is $12. Street meters are also available (some up to 11 hours) and other pay parking in surrounding parking lots.
For more information please contact
Artists for a New South Africa Tel: 310-204-1748
Sponsor(s): Artists for a New South Africa.