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Okaidja Afroso

Theater
Thursday, February 11
7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Virtual Event
Cost: $20
Full Price $20 - Union Member $17 - UW-Madison Student $10
Afropop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Okaidja Afroso is an Afropop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Ghana, West Africa. His unique artistic vision has led him to combine his native rhythms with unforeseen pairings of musical flavors. His sound is a spicy fusion of Ghanaian music with diverse cross-cultural influences. Although most of Okaidja's hypnotic arrangements are sung in his native language, the meaning shines through. His calling and life purpose is to bring us all together so that we can laugh and grieve and dance and forge forward together, in community.

Okaidja was born into a family of musicians and storytellers in the village of Kokrobite on the west coast of Ghana. He began his career as a dancer with the celebrated Ghana Dance Ensemble. As he toured internationally Okaidja expanded his artistic reach becoming a master multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and arranger.

Ticket buyers will receive an email from boxoffice@union.wisc.edu approximately 2 hours before the event begins that will contain their link to view the performance. Anyone who purchases a ticket within 2 hours of the event’s start time will receive their email within 15 minutes of purchase. Only 1 ticket per household is needed to view this concert. Your link will remain active until Thursday, February 18 at 9:30pm to view whenever you would like. If you do not receive your email to your inbox please check your junk/spam folder in case it was filtered there.


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Okaidja Afroso is an Afropop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Ghana, West Africa. His unique artistic vision has led him to combine his native rhythms with unforeseen pairings of musical flavors. His sound is a spicy fusion of Ghanaian music with diverse cross-cultural influences. Although most of Okaidja's hypnotic arrangements are sung in his native language, the meaning shines through. His calling and life purpose is to bring us all together so that we can laugh and grieve and dance and forge forward together, in community.

Okaidja was born into a family of musicians and storytellers in the village of Kokrobite on the west coast of Ghana. He began his career as a dancer with the celebrated Ghana Dance Ensemble. As he toured internationally Okaidja expanded his artistic reach becoming a master multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and arranger.

Ticket buyers will receive an email from boxoffice@union.wisc.edu approximately 2 hours before the event begins that will contain their link to view the performance. Anyone who purchases a ticket within 2 hours of the event’s start time will receive their email within 15 minutes of purchase. Only 1 ticket per household is needed to view this concert. Your link will remain active until Thursday, February 18 at 9:30pm to view whenever you would like. If you do not receive your email to your inbox please check your junk/spam folder in case it was filtered there.


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