Eclipse Live Africa, the producers of Gidi Fest (Gidi Culture Festival), announce the lineup of artists, hosts and DJs for the 2016 edition of the festival which is back at Eko Atlantic on Saturday, March 26. 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. South Africa’s, K.O and Riky Rick will be coming to Nigeria for the first time to grace the stage. 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. This year, Gidi Fest 2016 promises to be an astounding show with amazing vibes.
Speaking on the event, founder Chin Okeke says, “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 will be available at www.gidifest.com!
Ticket Prices : Regular N2,000 | 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, 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.
Download the beat at: https://soundcloud.com/
Gidi Fest 2016 is brought to you by Eclipse Live, Eko Atlantic, Lagos State and Heineken with support from Red Bull, Mikano, 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.
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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About Gidi Culture Festival | gidiculturefestival.com
The Gidi Culture Festival (Gidi Fest) was founded by Chin Okeke, Teme Banigo and Bimbo Shittu, with the intention of providing live, affordable and accessible entertainment to African youth. Realizing the demand for quality entertainment is not class specific, Gidi Fest works to break down socioeconomic barriers with an entertainment offering that appeals to all youth-minded individuals. This platform curates and represents African music and culture with the goal of exporting our culture to a global audience.