Thank goodness it’s Friday!
Below are a few events you might want to consider attending to make the most of your weekend.
Original Night with 9Mobile + Music
The telecommunications giant, 9mobile
, together with Origin
, is putting together something big
for the weekend. It’s a party like no other and will feature the Galala master Daddy Showkey
, and Classiq
It is happening today at 6pm. Venue is Tobix Garden, Gwarimpa, Abuja.
Rhyme ‘N’ Reason
Rhyme ‘N’ Reason is an annual event that showcases dance, rap and spoken word through a robust literature-ingrained production. This year’s edition themed Eversion Musical
is a musical satire that is guaranteed to have you spellbound. Rhyme ‘N’ Reason starts tomorrow 10th
March and continues to the 11th
. Time is 3pm & 7pm
; venue is Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Tickets are ₦5,000
(regular) and N10,000
Lafta Card with Momkals
This has been Calabar’s biggest comedy event in recent times. It features star performances by Gordons
, Kenny Blaq
and more. There will be music performances by Ruff Coin
, with Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki)
and Sam Ajibola
(Spiff, from The Johnsons family series) as co-hosts.
It holds on Sunday 11th March
, at 3 pm
at Calabar Municipal Dome, Calabar.
Live and Wavy Concert
Last year Bez
, Ric Hassani
thrilled. This year, Jeff Akor
, Johnny Drille
, and Isaac Gerald
will be performing live at Freedom Park, Lagos today 9th March.
Simi, Reekado Banks LIVE performances as part of the Coca-Cola World cup trophy tour
Coca-Cola is giving football enthusiasts
and Nigerian music lovers something to enjoy this weekend as part of events lined up for the World Cup Trophy Viewing Tour. Thursday was awesome in Abuja, and now the cup is coming to Lagos and A-list artistes like Simi (the Joromi
, Reekado Banks
, Ice Prince Zamani
, and many more will be performing at the event this Saturday 10th March at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos starting at 9 am.
Ladies of Laughter
This is an all-female cast comedy show that guarantees side-splitting jokes. You cannot have Chigul
, Helen Paul
, Lolo 1
, Lepasious Bose
, Wofai Fada
in one place and not laugh to your hearts content. Ladies of Laughter
starts with a red carpet at 6pm at the Grand Ballroom, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, today the 9th.
One Africa Concert
If you are in the UK, this one is for you.
The One Africa
music concert happens this Saturday.
This year’s One Africa Global
events calendar starts with the One Music, One Sound
, concert which will feature classics by Legendary Juju musician Sir Shina Peters
, Style Plus
, Awilo Longomba
, and Midnight Star
. The venue is the SSE Arena, Wembley, London on the 10th of March.
So whether you are in Lagos, Cross River, Abuja or the United Kingdom, there’s something for you this weekend.
Feature image photo credit: iamsimi.com
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This article was first published on 9th March 2018
Akwaowo Willie is a social media consultant for several businesses including SMEs and Startups. He is also an entrepreneur and writer with interests in entertainment, media, fashion, among others. He is married, with 2 adorable children.
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