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The Lagos Jazz Series – More Details Revealed as South African Jazz Star Jimmy Dludlu is added to the already stellar Lineup



It is a few days to the launch of the Lagos Jazz Series and more exciting details are beginning to emerge. Final details of the lineup have been revealed and it looks wonderful. We are looking forward to jazz in the Japanese Garden at the Sofitel Moorhouse hotel on Friday, by the waterfront at Federal Palace Hotel and especially looking forward to Muri Okunola Park on Sunday. Its going to be a great weekend of jazz.

The organisers announced today, that South African Jazz star Jimmy Dludlu has signed on to perform at the first-ever Lagos jaz Series holding in Lagos this week.

Dludlu, a multiple award-winning musician, who has performed across many continents and headlined dozens of Jazz festivals across the world, will join Nigerians Mike Aremu, Bez, Ayetoro and Chinaza, as well as visiting Somi, Morrie Louden, Karren Patterson and others to deliver what promises to be the Jazz concert of the year.


Nov. 5th – Sofitel Moorhouse Hotel

  • Karen Patterson
  • Chinaza
  • Morrie Louden

Tickets – N12,000 per person (N65,000 for a table of 5)

Nov. 6th – Federal Palace Hotel

  • Mike Aremu
  • Morrie Louden
  • Somi

N12,000 per person (N90,000 for a table of 7)

Nov. 7th – Muri Okunola Park

  • Bez
  • Ayetoro
  • Somi
  • Jimmy Dludlu

N5,000 per person

Tickets can be purchased online at or at the following locations:

  • The Hub Media Store at the Palms, Lekki
  • The Jazz Hole (168 Awolowo Road Ikoyi, Lagos. Tel. 07025595697)
  • Bang & Olufsen (Plot 1626B, Saka Jojo Street, VIctoria Island. Tel. +23412707244)
  • The Wine Cellar (61 Abimbola Awoniyi Close, off Kasimu Ekemode Street, off Bishop Oluwole street, VI, Lagos.)
  • Terrakulture Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos

(For corporate bookings and tables, please call 08056237969)

The Lagos Jazz Series is kindly sponsored by MTN Enterprise, Constant Capital and Petrolex. Partners include Lufthansa, The German-Consul General, Noble Hill Wines, Mercedes Benz, Bang & Olufsen, ZK Advertising, Classic FM, NEXT and Bella Naija.

For more details about performers, tickets and locations, please visit


  1. MBLS

    November 2, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    Saw Jimmy Dludlu perform a few years ago and would highly recommend it!

  2. Yuds

    November 2, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    Why am I not in Nigeria 🙁

  3. temilola

    November 2, 2010 at 8:59 pm

    i love Bez!

  4. Gino

    November 3, 2010 at 6:49 am

    I love jazz music so so much. wish i could attend this show.

  5. nastynas

    November 3, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Is Lagos the only advancing city in Nigeria?!
    I’m happy sha ’cause that’s my base however I worry for others…

  6. guvnor obokun

    November 3, 2010 at 1:18 pm

    i love ayetoros progressive style and music

  7. kk

    November 4, 2010 at 9:25 am

    Jimmy Dludlu is all that and more.
    Have all his albums and he is a refreshing jazz treat.
    The jazz scene is SA is world class.
    I wish i was in Lagos.

    • ngum

      November 16, 2010 at 10:24 pm

      couldn’t agree more. throw manu dibango and richard bona into this mix and it’d be something else!

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