Oakland-born singer-songwriter Goapele kicks off Skirball Cultural Center’s season of Sunset Concerts with her deeply personal take on R&B, soul, funk, and hip-hop. Arrive early to listen to a set by dublab’s DJ Mamabear!
Goapele debuted her first single, “Closer,” in 2001, which has racked up over nine million Spotify streams and has been sampled by accomplished rappers Drake and YG. Since her explosive start, she has released four full-length albums, landed high-profile syncs in Sparkle, Honey, and 90210, and collaborated with famed artists Snoop Dogg, E-40, Eric Ben é t, and Soulive. Goapele released her most recent EP, Dreamseeker, in 2017, which “features seven songs and three interludes that soulfully and thoughtfully relay the singer/songwriter’s perspectives on motherhood, sensuality, social consciousness and self-love” (Billboard).
Tickets to this program will be distributed at the door on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to availability. Go to the website to confirm that you are interested in attending and you’ll be automatically be entered to win a weekly Sunset Concerts prize (winners will be notified by e-mail! FREE on-site parking; street parking strictly prohibited
Where: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
When: July 26, 2018; 8:00pm-10:00pm; Doors and DJ set at 6:30pm