FELA IN LAGOS THIS EASTER WEEKEND …..
FELA!, an original Broadway musical produced by Shawn ‘JayZ’ Carter and Will Smith and directed by Bill T. Jones is set to be performed at the New Expo Center of the Eko Hotels and suites, Lagos, Nigeria from the 20th to the 25th of April, 2011. The Broadway play which has won three (3) Tony Awards will be performed live by the original Broadway cast from New York.
Time: 2PM & 7PM (Note that Additional Matinee Show – 2PM is only available on Sunday 24 & Monday 25 April 2011)
Venue : Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
Tickets : N5,000, N10,000 and N15,000 | VIP Tickets: N35,000
purchase your tickets online please visit www.felainlagos.com and check out the ticketing section.
The Fire Dance Readings by Sola Olorunyomi .Starts at 5pm sharp
Sola Olorunyomi is the distinguished author of “Afrobeat! Fela and the Imagined Continent”.
This will be followed by an open-mic session of poetry, spoken word and acoustic music. Guests are encouraged to share their talents and inspirations to an afrobeat twist.
Open mic session starts at 7pm as does the cafe’s Happy Hour so come one come all!
Tribute Afrobeat Jam Session featuring the wondrously mesmerizing percussionist Wura Samba with his band. Experience this special concert and the art of percussive afrobeats as interpreted by Wura Samba. We look forward to sharing this wonderful artist with you. Gate:N1000
We will reenact an afrobeat session Rehearsal with The Life House house band and in true TOCATINA spontaneous style incorporate the audience culminating in a Karaoke Sing Along session. This will end our festival tribute to Fela and this is for everybody and absolutely free. If you love to sing, mime or just have fun then look no further.