Chocolate City Group and Sheraton Lagos Hotel presents A Night With Femi Kuti – an exclusive evening of live and exhilarating afrobeat music headlined by the legendary Femi Kuti. The event which is open to only a select number of guests will feature the afrobeat master performing music off his latest album One People One World and other classics such as Beng Beng Beng, Shoki, Sorry Sorry, etc.
A Night With Femi Kuti will take place at the Pool Bar, Sheraton Lagos Hotel on the 22nd of September 2018 from 6pm.
Tickets for the event are available at Sheraton Lagos as well as online at the NetShop for N25,000 premium tickets and N300,000 for a table of six respectively.
Guest are advised to dress comfortably for the event as Femi Kuti and his band The Positive Force are famous for energetic music bound to get audiences in a dancing mood.
The event is supported by Guardian Newspapers, DSTV Nigeria, Silverbird Group and BlackHouse Media.
ABOUT FEMI KUTI
Born Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti on June 12, 1962, in London. Femi grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, where, at 15, he started playing the saxophone in his father’s band, Egypt 80. In 1986 he formed his own band, the Positive Force.
In 2001 he collaborated with Common and Mos Def on Fight to Win, an effort to cross over to a mainstream audience, and started touring the United States with Jane’s Addiction. In 2004 he opened The New Afrika Shrine, his club, where he recorded the live album Africa Shrine. After a 4-year absence, he re-emerged in 2008 with Day by Day and Africa for Africa in 2010, for which he received two Grammy nominations
In 2012 he was inducted into the Headies Hall of Fame (the most prestigious music awards in Nigeria), was featured on the Red-Hot Chili Peppers’ European Arena Tour and became an Ambassador for Amnesty International.
Femi continues to expand the diversity of his artistry over his 40-year career and recently released his seventh album One People One World.
For sponsorship details and table bookings, call +2348187004868.
ABOUT CHOCOLATE CITY GROUP
Chocolate City Group is a 360-degree company consisting of a record label, event planning company, management consulting firm, and, advertising and media consultancy company based in Nigeria. With offices in Lagos, Abuja and Nairobi, and Public Relations operations in the United Kingdom, United States, South-Africa and Ghana.
ABOUT SHERATON LAGOS HOTEL
Opened in 1985 as the first arrival point for international travelers to Lagos, the Sheraton Lagos Hotel (A Member of the Marriot Group) has since become a city landmark and a hotspot for the local community as well as the international traveler. It provides superior comfort to both business and leisure travelers and also offers a variety of cuisines in three different restaurants.