All Set For Afro-Beats 2014…Lauryn Hill Arrives Today


MS Lauryn HillAll Set For Afro-Beats 2014…Lauryn Hill Arrives Today

12 December 2014

MS Lauryn Hill, popular American songstress and former member of the hip-hop group, ‘The Fugees’, will arrive in Ghana today Friday, December 12, for the 2014 edition of ‘The Big Weekend Afro-Beats Festival’ scheduled for December 12, 13 and 14 at the Independence Square in Accra.



Ms Hill is headline artiste for the three-day music festival which has on its performance bill the likes of Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Efya, Okyeame Kwame, Mzvee, Joey B, Chase, Lil Shaker, Jay-So, Kumasi Kojo-Cue, Treasure, AI, Dex Kwasi and several others.

Surprisingly, event organiser BBnZ has confirmed that tickets for the entire three-day concert are selling at just GH¢10 and that all ticket sales will be at the gates.

On arrival today, Ms Hill is expected to have a brief encounter with entertainment journalists at the plush Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra ahead of the concert.

Though the ‘The Big Weekend Afro- Beats Festival’ takes off this evening, Ms Hill will be mounting the stage on Sunday night for a never-to-beforgotten 15live acoustic performance.

The event was first held in December 2013 as a historic entertainment festival to re-brand Ghana as a country that has the capacity to host world class music concerts and a country that is a hot tourist destination in the West African sub region.

This year’s event is expected to be an improvement on the maiden edition.

According to the programme, the festival will start on Friday, December 12 with a Hip-hop-themed concert, followed by an actual Afro-beats party on Saturday December 13, and on Sunday December 14, a mellowed-down live Acoustic gig will take place.

This year’s show will end up as an international concert as NEWS-ONE has gathered that there have already been several international bookings of tickets from music lovers across Africa and beyond.

Club Beer, beverage sponsor of the three-day concert, will be selling its products at factory price at the event’s venue and several eateries and restaurants will also be making make-shift set ups just like last year.

The Independence Square, as the event’s venue, provides a huge space for parking cars and an unparalleled security presence.

Source: Daily Guide



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