Afrobeat legend, and four time Grammy Award nominee, Femi Kuti will be performing LIVE at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel Grounds in Abuja on Friday the 18th of November from 6pm. The event which is being put together by Chocolate City Group, with support from Etisalat Nigeria, is targeted at consumers with a fine taste for live music experiences. Other partners of this event include Pernod Ricard Nigeria; makers of Chivas Regal Whiskey, Play Network and Iblend Services.
Femi who has toured extensively throughout Europe, America and Africa, together with his Positive Force band, has performed in major cities of the world including Lagos, London, Paris, New York, Glasgow and Glastonbury. He has also collaborated with major international acts such as Common, Macy Gray, D’Angelo, Wizkid, 2Baba, and Nile Rodgers.
Born in London and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Femi began his musical career playing with his father, the renowned, Fela Kuti and his Egypt 80 band. In 1986, Femi started his own group, the Positive Force, and began establishing himself as an artist independent of his father’s legacy.
Femi has since created a brand for himself as a true African music legend, and one of the best live performers in the world. His mastery of the saxophone and the Afrobeat genre makes him one of the most sought after performers globally.
Femi Kuti and the Positive Force band, will be performing some of his most recent hits and classic tunes at the #FemiKutiLiveInAbuja concert alongside other supporting acts such as Jesse Jagz, Niniola, Prokassy, Ric Hassani, Jhamal and many more.
Tickets for the event are N3, 000 for Silver, N10, 000 for Gold, N50, 000 for seat tables and N400, 000 for Platinum Tables of 10; these may be purchased at the Netshop.ng and Sheraton Abuja Hotel. Early bird regular tickets can also be gotten at Etisalat experience centers in Abuja for just N2, 000.