Basketmouth performing at the Glo Laffta Fest
Iconic music stars and comedians billed to perform in Globacom’s twin mega shows, the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour and the Glo Laffta Fest, have promised to unleash unprecedented fun as the music fiesta kicks off in Awka on Easter Saturday, while the comedy armada berths in Port Harcourt on Easter Sunday.
The Marble Arch, Awka, Anambra State is the venue of Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour holding on Saturday, April 15 whilst the fun continues at Aztech Arcum Hall, Port Harcourt, Rivers State with Glo Laffta Fest the following day.
The roll call of artistes billed to perform at the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour include Olamide, Timaya, Yemi Alade, Runtown, Omawumi, and Di’ja. Renowned comedians billed to perform at the Glo Laffta Fest in Port Harcourt include Arinze Baba, Acapella, Bovi, Basketmouth, Gordons, Bash, and Salvador from Uganda.
The shows will go round a total of 27 cities across the country, respectively. Globacom also added that it would, in the course of the tour, include another mega star in the Nigerian Music Industry as a surprise package.
Apart from the promoted stars, some mega stars are expected to make appearances. They include RMD, Patience Ozokwor and Victor Osuagwu.
“Tell somebody to tell somebody to come and join me live, baby,” says the Egberi Papa of Bayelsa, Timaya, while priming his fans for the mega music tour.
“All Nigerian music A-listers will be on one big stage…if you miss this show, you’re gonna miss everything,” a selection of the expected artistes charge in the show promo already airing nationwide.
The PSquare team remind their fans: “You know we are show-stoppers”, hinting at what they have in store for fun-lovers at the mega show.
Apart from Awka and Port Harcourt, the two shows are also slated for Ikeja, Ikorodu, FESTAC and Ajah all in Lagos; Awka; Owerri; Asaba; Calabar; Enugu; Aba; Suleja, Kubwa and FCT, all in Abuja; Ibadan; Ijebu Ode; Abeokuta; Ekpoma; Kaduna; Akure; Lokoja; and Anyigba.
To qualify to be part of the Glo Mega Music Tour, subscribers are required to use a minimum of N2, 000 within one month before each show and text “Music” and their preferred location to a short code, 207.
For instance, a subscriber who wants to attend the Awka show needs to send by SMS, “Music Awka” to 207.
For the Laffta Fest Comedy show, the subscriber is to send “LOL” and the preferred location to short code 240. For example, the subscriber who wants to attend the Port Harcourt comedy show should send “LOL Port Harcourt” to 207.
In the words of Mavin Music diva, Di’ja, “if I were you, I wouldn’t be anywhere else!”