Tickets are available for the Chucho Valdés: Irakere 40 concert at Hope College on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

A five-time Grammy and three-time Latin Grammy-winning pianist, composer and bandleader, Jesús “Chucho” Valdés is also Irakere’s founder, main composer and arranger. The 2015 Chucho Valdés: Irakere 40 tour is a celebration of Irakere, the Cuban band who fuses Afro-Cuban ritual music, popular Afro-Cuban music styles, jazz and rock.

Tickets for the concert are $18 for regular admission, $13 for senior citizens and Hope faculty/staff, and $6 for children.  Admission for Hope College students is free.

Tickets are available at the ticket office in the Events and Conferences Office located downtown in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center (100 E. Eighth St.). The office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be called at (616) 395-7890. Tickets are also available online at