M.I, Waje, Other Headlines Gidi Culture Festival 2015
THE Gidi Culture Festival is back and better, and organisers of the event, Eclipse Live Africa, have announced the first lineup of artistes, hosts and DJs for the event, which will be taking place on Saturday, April 4, at Eko Atlantic, Lagos.
According to the organisers, this year’s edition of the GCFest stage will be lit up with the biggest acts from across the continent. The first lineup includes; M.I., SDC, Waje, Yemi Alade, Falz, Ghana’s EL, Kenya’s Victoria Kimani, Rwanda’s Urban Boyz, Congo’s Awilo Logomba, who will entertain guests with his waist whining killer music on the main stage.
Others are Temi Dollface, Ebisan and Kenya’s Sauti Sol, while DJ Neptune, DJ Lambo and South Africa’s DJ Gino Brown will kill the beats on the console as hosts, N6 and Taymi B will be joined by UK Comedian Eddie Kadi to keep the show alive.
The second lineup of hosts, DJs and Artistes will be announced in the coming weeks. During the festival, The Melting Pot, an African food court, will offer guests the opportunity to indulge in dishes from across Nigeria. Other activities include beach sports, Fayrouz art installations and a Fun zone.
Adding to the festival experience will be Easy Taxi, which will provide discounted rides to festival goers, Jovago.com, providing discounted room and board; Chisco Transport will provide bus service to and from the event grounds and Rwanda Air supporting the safe travels for the East African talents, who are also Ambassadors of the airline.
Speaking about this year’s festival, Head of Talent, Gidi Culture Festival, Asa Asika says, “Following the success of last year’s maiden edition, booking the talent for this year has been a breeze. Our artistes have an understanding of what we are building and see the opportunity to express themselves through their music not only in front of thousands but also alongside their peers from across the continent.”
We are giving our audience a super diverse lineup this year with a great range of performers, musicians, DJs and dancers. With the continent on one stage, it will be a great show with amazing vibes. On April 4th, we are making history,” he added.
Last year’s edition of the festival brought together about 4,500 guests to the Elegushi Beach, where they enjoyed both daytime activities and music from the Nigeria’s best artistes and DJs. With a new location, a reinvigorated lineup, and an unbeatable list of partners, the festival promises to be the biggest beach festival on the continent of Africa.