Tuesday, December 1, 2020

EMUfest 2020

The 11th annual EniObanke Music Festival (EMUfest), the premiere festival of contemporary folk music in Nigeria. Commenced in 2010 with the goal of providing a platform for the exposure of new/emerging talents and the celebration of established/legendary music figures, it has featured over 300 such artists since then. EMUfest 2020 will take place ONLINE HERE due to the ongoing pandemic.

EMUfest 2020 - Event Details

Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020

Time: 8pm Nigerian Time

Venue: YouTube.com/awilele

Link: https://youtu.be/QESO3Wz-SSU


EMUfest 2020 - Artists

1. Beautiful Nubia and the Roots Renaissance Band - widely regarded as Nigeria’s foremost contemporary folk and roots music group.

2. Femi Ajayi (AJ Sequential) is a songwriter and bandleader based in Ibadan, Nigeria with several music albums to his credit.

3. Victor Ademofe is a trumpeter, singer and percussionist. He is an advocate  of African culture and this reflects handsomely in his music.

4. Atlanta-based Nigerian Afro-Indie Singer/Songwriter Tosinger comes with an earthy musical flow that's soulful, a sheer loveliness of healing and heavenly inspiration.

5. ‘Segun ‘Mola is the stage name of Olusegun Ogunmola, a poet, singer-songwriter and guitarist, whose compositions cut across themes ranging from religion and faith to love and politics. He is currently based in Ibadan, Nigeria, where he works in the mental health field.

6. Kayode Obilade is a trumpeter and piano player based in Ibadan, Nigeria. He teaches music and leads the Kaybrass Band.

7. Evon, a UK-based singer and songwriter, writes lyrics that reflect the ponders of her soul and in every song there is a message of hope. 

8. Awelewa Samuel, aka Starsamm, was born in Osun State, Nigeria. He is a singer-songwriter who seems to acknowledge no boundaries between styles or eras, creating a sound that's both idiosyncratic and personal. 

9. Oluwafemi Emmanuel (aka Émmy Nuél) is an independent contemporary Nigerian singer with a distinctive style of music that gives revelatory insight into the warmth concealed in the power of love, hope and service for humanity. He lives in Kwara State.

10. Ayo Ralph is a singer-songwriter based in Ondo State, Nigeria. He plays several music instruments and is also a music producer.

More information/Enquiries: 

+2348137755008 or eniobanke@gmail.com

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