French Duo Les Nubians Hits Detroit

. January 31, 2018.
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Vocal duo Les Nubians, comprised of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris, bring their distinctive Afropean, Urban, R&B sound to the home of Motown. Bursting onto the musical scene in the late nineties and winning the 1999 Soul Train Lady of Soul Award for Best New Artist, Group or Duo and receiving two NAACP Image Award nominations in 2000, Les Nubians have toured the globe for the past two decades, collaborating with noteworthy performers like The Black Eyed Peas and Mos Def. Hosted by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, this event is part of the DSO French Festival 2018.

$15/general, $49/VIP experience, includes premium seating and free drink
9:30pm Saturday, February 24
Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit
313-576-5111 | dso.org

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