The Gidi Culture Festival announces DIPLO to join the start studded line up for the 2017 edition of GidiFest this EasterSaturday at Eko Atlantic.
The Grammy award winning artist is one of today’s most in-demand music producers, crafting tunes for Beyoncé, Usher, and Madonna amongst many other greats. He’s also rumoured to have already collaborated with African heavyweights, Davido and Wizkid. DIPLO is the founder and a part of the popular group “Major Lazer” known for their global platinum smash hit single “Lean on”.
The world-famous DJ has headlined festivals like Coachella and Ultra as well as sold out venues worldwide, racking up to 300 shows a year. GidiFest will also mark the beginning of a 6 city Africa tour for Diplo which further confirms that all eyes are on Africa. “Having Diplo headline alongside Davido and Burna Boy makes a statement for both the festival and where African music is today. This puts GidiFest on the international festival calendar and will increase the interest from other international acts to come to Nigeria.” said Chin Okeke, co-founder of GidiFest.
Date: Saturday, April 15th, 2017.
Time: 12 noon.
Venue: Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island, Lagos.
We’re proud to have another globally recognized talent to thrill fun seekers with an unforgettable experience. Diplo join’s Africa’s finest; Seyi Shay, Reekado Banks, Sauti Sol, Vanessa Mdee, Simi, Niniola, DJ Obi and DJ Neptune amongst many other talented acts.
This also shows that GidiFest is placing Nigerian entertainment on a highly recognized global platform by connecting international acts, through the festival.
Online Tickets are available at www.GIDIFEST.com / Nairabox / Netshop / Deal Dey
Offline tickets available at Café Neo / Filmhouse Cinemas / Ariiya tickets /Seats and Tickets
“GidiFest2017 – One Festival! One Culture!”
GidiFest2017 is brought to you by Eclipse Live
Sponsored by Afrione
Supported by Eko Atlantic, Eko Hotel, Diamond Bank, Kenya Airways, Red Bull, Pepsi, LASAA, Mikano, Hyperia, Trek Buy Fly, Filmhouse, House of Lunettes
Official media partners: Soundcity, Soundcity Radio, DSTV, Africa Magic & Ebony Life
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For more information, see www.gidiculturefestival.com