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Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club®

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Don't miss the farewell tour of this legendary Cuban ensemble, born of the award-winning Buena Vista Social Club™ recording and documentary film. Featuring Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Guajiro Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, and Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos. 

Paco Peña

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Widely considered to be the greatest flamenco guitarist in the world, Paco Peña performs with a distinguished ensemble of guitarists, singers and dancers in "Flamencura," a passionate, primal and fiery tribute to flamenco.

Youssou N'Dour

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

This native of Senegal has been called "the African voice of the century" and "one of the world's greatest singers." Drawing on his griot heritage of sung history and social commentary, Youssou N’Dour creates music of exceptional power and relevance. 

Carminho and Sara Tavares

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Celebrate the beauty and diversity of Portuguese/Lusophone music with this double bill featuring two artists who share a homeland—spirited guitarist and singer-songwriter Sara Tavares, followed by revered fado singer Carminho.

Branford Marsalis

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Acclaimed saxophonist Branford Marsalis, three-time GRAMMY Award winner and NEA Jazz Master, is joined by a group of critically lauded musicians for an evening mixing jazz standards with original works.

Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Extraordinary vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater collaborates with jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra on "Dee Dee's Feathers," a modern vision of New Orleans portrayed through its rich musical traditions.

Anoushka Shankar

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

With her own fresh spirit and style, impeccably gifted sitar player Anoushka Shankar is blazing new branches of the trail established by her late father, Pandit Ravi Shankar.

Arlo Guthrie

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 8:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Beloved folk performer Arlo Guthrie gives a rare performance of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. This iconic, platinum-selling work hilariously details actual events that precluded him from military service.

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 7:00pm | Chan Shun Concert Hall

Back by popular demand! Cécile McLorin Salvant’s exceptional vocal power, soul, and virtuosity are breathtakingly showcased through her one-of-a-kind interpretations of jazz standards and rare blues compositions. A remarkable, imaginative young talent.