Nigeria’s legendary juju-music act 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.
The Juju singer turned 70, last year 2016 will 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 between April 14 – April 16, 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.
Nigeria’s legendary singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and a pioneer of modern world music, King Sunny Ade turned 70 and along with the exquisite celebrations,KSA’s guitar was auctioned and sold for N52.1m.
The bidding which started at N9m last night at the #SunnyOnSunday 70th birthday concert, ended with KSA’s priceless guitar, which had drawings by Victor Ehikhamenor being sold for N52.1m.