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A mysterious portrait of American singer Paula Cole illuminated by a sliver of light, highlighting her intense gaze and delicate facial features amidst the shadows.

Paula Cole

Paula Cole has never been afraid of speaking complex truths. With a musical catalog defined by honest and deeply personal lyrics carried by her powerful, radiant voice, Cole has always had a gift for discerning the underlying humanity in stories from her own life as well as those around her, and channeling those emotional elements into captivating music.

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Madeline Peyroux smiling through an array of vibrant orange flowers with a dark blue background.

Madeleine Peyroux

French-American jazz songstress Madeleine Peyroux returns to the Luckman with her full arsenal of delicately sultry compositions and renditions. With hits such as Careless Love and Don’t Wait Too Long, Madeleine Peyroux has earned her spot amongst jazz/blues divas such as Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald – artists to whom she is often compared. 

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A portrait of María José Llergo with a serene expression, captured with a motion blur effect that gives the image a dreamlike, ethereal quality.

María José Llergo

Maria José Llergo is one of the most exciting voices in contemporary flamenco. Her unique interpretation of the genre is refreshing and free of traditional constraints. Singing about love, sadness, and social struggles, her stunning voice twists and turns through atmospheric and captivating soundscapes. 

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Bernadette Peters singing passionately into a microphone on a dark stage, spotlight highlighting her expressive stance.

Bernadette Peters

Join Bernadette Peters, critically acclaimed star of Broadway, film, television and recordings, for a magical and inspiring evening of songs from the great music masters.

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Elegant Judy Collins with silver hair posing confidently against a blue backdrop.

Judy Collins

Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices.

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La Santa Cecilia group posing with confidence in a rustic outdoor setting at dusk, exuding a vintage vibe.

La Santa Cecilia

Grammy-winning La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music. The band is known for drawing inspiration from all over the world, utilizing Pan-American rhythms including cumbia, bossa-nova, rumba, bolero, tango, jazz and klezmer music.

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Taj Mahal singing with head held upwards and Sona Jobarteh holding an instrument in one arm and other arm in air.

Taj Mahal & Sona Jobarteh

Two-time Grammy-winning blues icon Taj Mahal comes to The Luckman on a co-bill with Sona Jobarteh, the first professional female Kora virtuoso to come from any of the West African dynasties.

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A stylish bria skonberg in a houndstooth outfit posing pensively next to a smiling Benny Benack III holding a trumpet, both set against an abstract, neon-lit background suggestive of a vibrant nightlife

Sing and Swing

After the success of Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents Songs We Love tour, this new and highly anticipated touring project from Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents celebrates the Great American Songbook in all of its playful — and sophisticated glory — brought to life by two of this generation’s brightest stars – Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack.

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A passionate Chaka Khan belting out a tune into a vintage microphone, expressing emotion through her powerful performance.

Chaka Khan

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA is honored to present the legendary Queen of Funk, Chaka Khan. Commemorating her 50th anniversary in the music industry, this golden celebration will be an experience filled with surprises and once-in-a-lifetime moments that will add to the tapestry of her groundbreaking impact in music.

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Chiquis in a stylish red sequined suit and matching wide-brimmed hat poses confidently against a vibrant red background, exuding glamour and fashion-forward flair.


Following the success of her album Abeja Reina, two-time Latin Grammy-winning recording singer/songwriter Chiquis will perform songs from her acclaimed catalog of hits spanning nearly 15 years.

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A solitary Julieta Venegas, caught in a contemplative moment, bathed in a sliver of light against the surrounding darkness.

Julieta Venegas

An icon on the Latin pop music scene, Julieta Venegas has made a significant impact as a singer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer — garnering international recognition and acclaim throughout her illustrative career.

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