JUNE 21ST AT THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGÉRIA 

The Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is an annual music celebration. The festival is celebrated in 120 countries around the world. In Abuja discover up-and-coming live bands of the area.

 
JUNE 21ST – 6PM – FREE ENTRANCE – THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS

 

The Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is an annual music celebration. The festival is celebrated in 120 countries around the world. In Abuja discover up-and-coming live bands of the area.
 
THE LINE-UP!

ET EN PLUS JE CHANTE EN FRANÇAIS

Choir

10 Students who practiced for a-month will sing a song in French. That will be part of the international campaign “Et en plus je chante en français” (I sing in French too)

LA TETE A MAIN

Rock, Pop, R&B

They are a band that sings in English and in French. Their cover of Henri Dikongue’s “C’est la vie” became the fastest selling debut rock album in Togo in May 2013, with more than one million live streams only five weeks after it was released.

YUSH

Folk Rock

They play original folk tunes reminiscent of Nick Drake and Elliott Smith and have played gigs in Mexico, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland. They sing in English and Spanish.
Their music is filled with intimate arrangements, harmonies, and ever-changing rhythms.

TARAXBELLA

Neo-soul, RnB, soft jazz

Two sisters are most popular for appearing on the last season of The Voice Nigeria. They write their own music and they have performed in numerous shows in Nigeria and Accra where they both lived and studied Theatre Arts and Music & Dance.

MARC REINL

Heavy Metal

Marc Reinl is a one-man Heavy metal and Rock Band. This guitarist has been playing in the city of Abuja for the past 6 years. He has just released a new single and video on YouTube and Sound Cloud. His technique is incredible!
 
 

HE ISOMERS

Alternative Rock/Indie Rock

The Isomers are an African alternative music band. An Isomer is a compound with the same chemical formula but different molecular structure. A fitting name for a young and talented group dedicated to making great alternative music.

QUEEN REGGAE BAND

Reggae

Queen Reggae Band is an Abuja based group of musicians that play all types of Reggae music from contemporary reggae to dancehall, root reggae etc.    

GRIKATA BAND

Contemporary highlife music, afro-hip-hop

Grikata Band is composed of 11 artists and their lead, Oba Omega, who performs in Nigeria and in some francophone countries. He recently released a new single titled: Joana

ASO ROCK BAND

Afrobeat, Hi-Life, Makossa, Afro-Hip-Hop

This band has been Ambassadors of Nigeria and Nigerian Music beyond the shores of Nigeria. They performed in Sri-Lanka, Congo Brazzaville, Zimbabwe and many more…

EMAD

Electronic music

Nigerian electronic music producer, well-known for his performances in Abuja and for organising the Bush bar sessions

ATTIH SOUL AND THE A TEAM

Rock, Pop, R&B

Their specialties are originals song and cover songs from legends. The lead singer, Attih Soul, has amazing vocals and is sure to thrill any audience.

WITH THE ATTENDANCE OF

YINKA DAVIES

Judge of the reality show Nigerian Idol

Yinka Davies is a Nigerian vocalist, dancer, lyricist and has been active in the Nigerian entertainment industry for 28 years.

REFRESHMENTS BY

BATURE BREWERY

West Africa’s First Craft Brewery

Bature Brewery produces a range of beers, which combine the best of craft tradition with some uniquely Naija flavours. They combine a range of regular beers with their latest innovations and have a constant flow of new beers available at the Tap Room

ATTIEKE REPUBLIC

Abuja’s restaurant

The chef of the Institut Français will serve delicious cuisine inspired by Ivorian and French cuisine!

 
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