“OBO Is 2 Big”: Davido Sells Out 70k State Farm Stadium In Arizona, Tickets Sold At $2K, Fans React

“OBO Is 2 Big”: Davido Sells Out 70k State Farm Stadium In Arizona, Tickets Sold At $2K, Fans React

  • Afrobeat star Davido recently trended as reports about him selling out his concert tickets for the 'Are We African Yet? (AWAY) Festival at $2k went viral
  • Reports have it that tickets for the AWAY Festival have all been sold out, and the State Farm Stadium in Arizona is set to be filled to the brim
  • Davido, during an interview with Zane Lowe, spoke about the upcoming concert and what he intends to achieve with it

Nigerian international Afrobeat superstar David Adeleke, better known as Davido, recently trended as reports about his upcoming AWAY concert made headlines.

Davido's AWAY concert was held on Saturday 18, November 2023, at the State Farm Stadium, Arizona, USA featuring performances from Ghanaian artistes, King Promise and Kwesi Arthur.

Davido's concert at State Farm Arena sold out
Reactions as Davido's State Farm AWAY concert sold out. Photo credit: @davido/@statefarmarena
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The stadium capacity is 63,400 for regular sports games/matchdays. But for concerts, it can be pushed as far as 70k-80k.

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According to reports on the official website of the State Farm Stadium, tickets for Davido's AWAY concert are sold out.

An average of each of the standard tickets is noted to have been sold for $2k.

Davido shares his mission for the AWAY concert

During a recent interview with Zane Lowe and Apple Music, the Afrobeat star shared his thoughts about the concert and what he intends to achieve with it.

He noted that as much as it is a celebration of the African culture, he also intends to use it to raise awareness about the current condition of things back home.

See reports confirming that tickets for AWAY were sold out:

Watch an excerpt of David's interview with Zane Lowe:

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See reactions that trailed the announcement

Here are some of the reactions that the report & interview stirred online:

@inumimomccoy:

"People really bought that 2k dolls ticket."

@xlim_kizzy:

"Sold out as usual."

@Elisha_izu:

"The best in the game."

@yhungfresh2701:

"Sold out king."

@harkin_12:

"STOP PLAYINGGGGG, we coming through."

@scholarmaterial:

"Let's go there. 001 for a reason ♥️♥️♥️. Don't play!"

@Miravee2:

"OBO na Atlanta guy normally, but doing this numbers in Arizona that next level."

@mr_tobby01:

"The most decorated Afrobeat artistKing OBO."

@Dhavidote:

"You speak intellectually like a proper artiste."

@lekanforthegods:

"Biggest afrobeats artist of all time. Number one don't forget."

@OKWYtycoon:

"Baba ibeji next Grammy winner!"

King Promise welcomes Davido back to Ghana in grand style

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported on King Promise's reception for Davido as the Nigerian artiste returned to Ghana after a brief while.

King Promise's gesture excited many fans who were stunned to see the kind of camaraderie the Nigerian and the Ghanaian shared. Read more:

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Peter Ansah (Entertainment Editor) Ansah Peter is an entertainment editor at YEN.com.gh. He studied Development Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, graduating in 2018. His professional career in entertainment journalism dates eight years back as a showbiz and arts blogger for the now-defunct motionhypegh.net, continuing to Muse Media Networks, acting as the editorial manager for the network's flagship multimedia platforms. He has also managed several PR roles with top clients, including Afro Nation Ghana and Morgan Heritage. You can reach him at peter.ansah@yen.com.gh

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