Like Fela on Broadway, Kola Gbedumaster will be performing the original afrobeat sound with his extraordinary energetic dancers in celebration of life and freedom bringing about cultural appreciation on Nigerian Independence day celebration, Saturday, October 1 at 6:00pm – October 2 at 1:00am. This vibrant concert displays African culture at it’s best, featuring special guest Artist Kenny Ninghtingale, Eme Awa , Kalakuta Mozak and Award winner MC DJ Chilliout.
Influenced by most of the artist he worked with, such as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Dr Victor abimbola Olaiya , King Sunny Ade and many other Nigeria artist, Kola Ogunkoya is no doubt a world-class musician who has evolved new sounds and combined elements of pure artistry in his lyrics and arrangement. He combines eclectic blend of jazz, Afro beat, highlife, juju, funk and traditional Yoruba music, using horns, guitars and keyboards along with traditional Nigerian instruments in his AFROBEAT Music.
His music genre is Afro beat with a mixture of Calypso beat, High-life and Afro smooth jazz. Kola and his 15 piece Afro jazz Ensemble, which includes female dancers, have performed all over the globe, He also have a six piece group for smaller Engagements. Kola is no doubt a world-class musician who has evolved new sounds and combined elements of pure artistry in his lyrics and arrangement. Kola’s unparalleled creativity in his music makes him one of the greatest musicians of this generation.
Admission Fee: $20.00 at The Atrium Box Office. Don’t miss it. Come feel the difference!