Smooth FM to Stage ‘Fela! The Concert’ in Lagos
Great music never dies. It lives on after the last notes have fallen silent. Over the years, artistes have risen and fallen but very few have left our hearts still humming to their symphonies. In a chaotic world burdened with non-stop reformation, Fela Anikulapo- Kuti’s music was borne of an overriding quest to influence the tide of the tempests tormenting civilization. His melodies have through the years experienced persistent rebirth in several forms, thus becoming the pioneer of Afrobeat.
In celebration of this legend, Smooth FM is set to present the award-winning Broadway musical ‘Fela! The Concert’ in Lagos from April 13 to 15, 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre.
Conceived by iconic Bill T. Jones, the concert will incorporate of a blend of Jazz, Funk, African rhythm and harmonies. The musical will also explore Fela’s controversial life as an artist, political activist and a revolutionary musician by featuring his most captivating songs.
April 08, 2021