- This year's Music of Ghanaian Origin is slated for March 5
CITI FM is partnering with MUSIGA to also celebrate the week and the Ghana Music Week
- Activities will span from February 29 to March 5
- Ebo Taylor and K.K. Kabobo set to thrill fans on February 29
Citi FM has partnered with the Musician Union of Ghana’s (MUSIGA) for its annual Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) Festival.
This year’s MOGO Festival would run alongside the Musician Union of Ghana’s (MUSIGA) annual Ghana Music Week Festival and according to organizers the partnership with MUSIGA is to ensure that the festival is expanded to cover every aspect of the Ghanaian Music industry.
It is aimed at preserving the heritage and promoting authentic Ghanaian music and take patrons back to the old days. The collaboration from MUSIGA and MOGO comes with exciting events for the Ghana Music Week for a week celebration which starts from February 29 to March 5, 2016.
The event will start off with the MOGO Festival, to be held on Monday February 29 and climaxes on Saturday March 5. This year’s event has been scheduled for the first week of March to give revelers an opportunity to sample and enjoy Ghana’s unique music heritage as Ghana prepares to celebrate her 59th Independence Day celebrations.
The legendary Ebo Taylor kick starts the MOGO Festival 2016 on Monday 29th February at the first in the series of Nights with Music Greats. He is expected to share the story of his music life which spans over 6 decades and perform his hit songs back-to-back to a live audience.
Bob Pinodo, would continue on Tuesday 1st March 2016 and share the story of his life as well as take his turn to perform some of his hits including Disco Dance, Obeye Dwe and Come Dance with Me on Nights with Music Greats.
K.K. Kabobo rounds up the Nights with Music Greats on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 with his hits like Onyame Ahu Wo, Nyatse Nyatse and Onyame Ye Odo. Known in Private life as Kwabena Kwakye Kabobo, he has worked with the likes of Nana Kwame Ampadu, Akosua Agyapong, Kofi Sammy and Dr. Paa Bobo and is admired for his timeless hits and dexterity with musical instruments.
This year’s MOGO Festival will be climaxed on Saturday 5th March with the MOGO Awards night, where musicians who excelled in the year under review would be honored. The night would see performances from Ebo Taylor, Bob Pinodo, Bessa Simons and a host of other great Ghanaian musicians.