It will be an unrivalled gathering of some of Nigeria’s greatest musicians as Five Star Music and Golden Tulip hotel, Festac unveiled plans to host the first ever music festival in the city of Lagos.
The festival slated for April 20, is being organised to bridge the gap between the old and young musicians in the country.
Expected to adorn the stage at the festival include, King Sunny Ade, Onyeka Onwenu, Bongos Ikwue, Tuface Idibia, Flavour Nabania, Kcee, Ice Prince, Olamide, Pasuma Wonder. They will be greeted by over 7000 fans across Nigeria.
According to the General Manager of the hotel, Mr. Shousha Mohsen, “We have set a simple goal. That is to bring the biggest music stars in the country together for the best show in Nigeria. A show that the world can only see in Golden Tulip Festac, Lagos.
The first of its kind in the Nigerian music industry, the Music Festival Lagos will provide a platform where old generation musicians will share the stage with new ones, thereby creating an opportunity for recognition of ground works of these music legends by their generation artist.”
Adding, he said, “ With a strong desire to revive the cultural values surrounding the establishment of this iconic land mark, the management and owners of the hotel felt the need to encourage the unique talents of upcoming stars via the music festival.”
The audience, as part of the line-up for this event, will be treated to live performances, award presentation, comedy and red carpet and entertainment. The festival however was the brainchild of Mr Shousha Mohsen, Obrien Obinna Ufondu and Kcee.