Hugh Masekela,Darey Art-Alade for Calabar Jazz festival


The Calabar International Jazz Festival has lined up several top acts which include Hugh Masekela, Liquideep, Jimmy Dludlu and Micasa Music.

Others are Timotha Lanae, Gwyn Jay-Allen and indigenous stars, such as Darey Art Alade, Yinka Davies and Kunle Ayo.

“We’re happy to be broadcasting Calabar International Jazz Festival once again. It brings a different edge to MTV Base and provides our audience with an eclectic mix of music and great live performances from artistes who deserve more exposure,” said Mr Alex Okosi

The chief executive officer of EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu, notes that the show is another great reason for people to visit Calabar, adding, “It’s a fantastic addition to Nigeria’s live music scene and we’re looking forward to profiling such a fascinating line-up of artistes.”

While the concerts will hold at the Calabar Cultural Centre, there will also be various activities at the same venue. The porgramme, ‘Music Meets Photography’ .

The organisers say, “Art lovers will be able to visit a gallery of beautiful paintings and sculpture, curated by Terra Kulture, in the large and imposing lobby.”

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