King Sunny Ade to perform at Coachella 2017 along with Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar

King Sunny Ade is billed to perform at this year 2017's edition of the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The Coachella Festival is an annual music and arts festival which takes place at the Empire Polo Club, Indio, California, USA.

It is organised by Golden Voice, a subsidiary of AEG Live as of 2001. The event features many genres of music including rock, indie, hip hop, electronic dance music as well as art installations and sculptures.
Coachella 2017 artistes line-up 

Guests at KSA's 70th birthday King Sunny (Temple management)

The Juju singer turned 70, last year 2016 is yet to be scheduled a date for his performance as at the time of this report. He is to share the stage alongside other international artistes like Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Beyonce, Bon Iver, DJ Snake, DJ Khaled, Tory Lanes, Hans Zimmer, Radiohead and more.
This year's edition of Coachella holds on two weekends between April 14 - April 16, 2017 and April 21 - April 23, 2017.
Last year's edition saw Nigerian trio, The Young Fathers  of Liberian and Scottish origin participate at event alongside African acts such as Black Coffee.
Sunny Ade commemorated his 70th birthday ceremony on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at the Temple Balmoral Marquee, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
King Sunny Ade Sunny Ade dancing on stage (Instagram)

A major highlight of the event was the auction of one of the Juju singer's famous guitars masterfully painted by award-winning artist, Victor Ehikhamenor. The master-piece is a collector’s item and has been receiving anonymous bids. The auction which was moderated by United Auction House, was finally ended at N52.1 million.
On the night, Ade went on to serenade guests with the best of his hits, in a career spanning 50 years.


Comments