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Array Of Music Stars For Gidi Fest 2016


Tiwa-SavageAhead of this year’s Gidi Fest, Eclipse Live Africa, the producer of the festival, has announce the lineup of artists, hosts and DJs for the event billed for March 26, at Eko Atlantic, Lagos. Once again the Gidi Fest stage will be lit up with the biggest acts from across the continent.

The festival’s headliners include Davido, Tiwa Savage, Phyno, Yemi Alade and Timaya, while South Africa’s, K.O and Riky Rick will be coming to Nigeria for the first time to grace the stage. Meanwhile, Adekunle Gold and Small Doctor are billed to open for the day.

Hosts for the festival are MTV Base VJ’s, Nomuzi from South Africa and Nigeria’s very own, Ehiz, alongside City FM OAP, Sensei Uche, while DJ Obi and DJ Kaywise will be on the decks with some comic relief from a couple of your favourite comedians.

According to the founder of Gidi Fest Chin Okeke, this year’s show promises to be an astounding show with amazing vibes.

“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.”

This year, the Flow with The Beat competition is back by popular demand; it gives 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.

Eko Atlantic, Lagos State Government and Heineken are sponsors for this year’s festival, with support from Red Bull, Mikano, South African Airways, Eko Hotel 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, Style Vitae and Top Radio.

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