Gidi Fest (Gidi Culture Festival), is back at Eko Atlantic on Saturday, March 26 for the 2016 edition and once again the Gidi Fest stage will be lit up with the biggest acts from across the continent.
Producers Eclipse Live Africa announced the lineup of artists, hosts and DJs, revealing a strong Nigerian contingent. The festival’s headliners include Davido, Tiwa Savage, Phyno, Yemi Alade and Timaya. South Africa’s, K.O and Riky Rick will be coming to Nigeria for the first time to grace the stage and opening acts include Adekunle Gold and Small Doctor.
Hosts for Gidi Fest 2016 include MTV Base VJ’s, Nomuzi from South Africa and Nigeria’s very own, Ehiz, alongside City FM OAP, Sensei Uche. DJ Obi and DJ Kaywise will be on the decks with some comic relief from a couple of your favourite comedians. Gidi Fest 201Gidi Fest 2016Gidi Fest 2016 promises to be an astounding show with amazing vibes.
Speaking on the event, founder Chin Okeke said, “Gidi Fest is a music festival that defines the progression of music and urban youth culture in Africa. The festival was naturally born in Lagos because the city is the melting pot of the continent, yet it maintains a global outlook. Our lineup represents the current crop of African music stars.”
Earlybird tickets are now available at www.gidifest.com!
Tickets – Regular N2,000 and VIP N10,000. Tickets will also be available at popular ticketing outlets.
This year the Flow with The Beat competition is back by popular demand, giving up and coming talent a chance perform live on the Gidi Fest ’16 stage and feature in the Gidi Cypher with festival artists. Everyone has a chance to #LiveYourMusic by downloading the Gidi Cypher beat produced by DJ Chopstix, flowing over the beat and sending it in to the Gidi Fest team for review.
Download the beat at https://soundcloud.com/gidiculturefest/gidicypher
We’ll be keeping you up to date with all the Gidi Fest 2016 news so stay tuned and keep your eyes on ours and the Gidi Fest social media channels for ticketing information, competitions and giveaways!
Gidi Fest 2016 is brought to you by Eclipse Live, Eko Atlantic, Lagos State and Heineken with support from Red Bull, Mikano, Eko Hotel, South African Airways and Hyperia.
Media Partners include Beat FM, Bella Naija, City FM, DSTV, Guardian Life, Cool FM, Linda Ikeji, MTV Base, NotJustOk, OkayAfrica, Pulse, Rhythm FM, Silverbird, StyleVitae and Top Radio.
Further information about Gidi Fest ‘16 to follow in the coming weeks. Stay tuned and keep all eyes on Gidi Fest social media channels for ticketing information, competitions and giveaways!
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