Home / Events / Classical Music / Salif Keita

Salif Keita

BRETT CAMPBELL
8 pm Wednesday, Sept. 3., Wednesday September 03 | $35. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.
Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
 

[MANDINKA MASTER] One of the reigning deities of Afropop, the Mansa of Mali, Salif Keita, who just turned 65, is still innovating. After earlier incorporating funk, jazz, rock and even salsa influences during his distinguished career, his latest album adds electronic dance elements, deep bass and even string arrangements to the traditional instruments (n'goni, balafon, calabash), reversing the process that Western rockers like David Byrne, Brian Eno and Peter Gabriel pulled off a generation ago. With a touring lineup featuring guitar as well as traditional instruments including the beautiful kora harp, who knows how much electronica we'll hear? Really, all that matters is the albino griot's sublime tenor singing, which still soars.



Where: Aladdin Theater
Phone: 234-9694
Address: 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Website: www.aladdin-theater.com

 
 

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Classical Music

A-bout

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

TopShakeDance is about to hit the dance floor hard. Literally: To explore competition and groupthink, the company’s newest work, A-bout, employs wrestling mats, mixed-martial-arts-inspired ...

8 pm Friday-Sunday, Nov. 21-23 | $15-$20
A-WOL Warehouse Theater 2303 N Randolph St. Portland Web | Map

As You Like It

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
You don’t have to give Macbeth a lightsaber, turn Rosencrantz and Guildenstern into Mafiosos or set Twelfth Night at an office party in Tigard to reimagine Shakespeare. Making the Bard access ...
7:30 pm Fridays-Sundays through Dec. 13 | $15; Sundays "pay what you can"
Post5 Theatre 1666 SE Lambert St. Portland Web | Map

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

The Nerdist-approved event returns to Portland for another raucously bizarre night of comics writing and performing original erotic stories. Audience suggestions are encouraged, so bring your bigge ...

8 pm Sunday, Nov. 23 | $10
Funhouse Lounge 2432 SE 11th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Aladdin Theater

Noah Gundersen, Rocky Votolato

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

[SINGER-SONGWRITER] Calling Ledges Noah Gundersen's first solo album feels a bit strange. Over the past six years, the Centralia, Wash., native has released t ...

8 pm | 8 pm. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland Web | Map

Carly Aquilino

Sunday, Dec 07, 2014

Standup comic Carly Aquilino—easily recognizable by her fire-truck red hair and known for appearing on MTV's Girl Code—hits the Aladdin for a one-night stand.

8 pm Sunday, Dec. 7 | $25; $50 VIP
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close