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Entertainment of Saturday, 21 March 2015

Source: Daily Guide Network

Citi FM hosts Accra Music Expo today

The annual Citi FM Music of Ghana Origin (MOGO) festival kicks off today at Mantse Agbonaa, Jamestown with the Accra Music Expo.

This year’s edition of MOGO festival would bring together some of the finest musicians and bands in Ghana and Africa to thrill audiences on the various stages.

The Accra Music Expo, a special event focused on celebrating and promoting indigenous Ga music, would be climaxed with the MOGO Awards on Saturday, March 28 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC).

It would feature highlife giants like Paapa Yankson, Adane Best, Pat Thomas, Nana Kwame Ampadu, Okyeame Kwame, Samuel Owusu and the Ramblers International Band.

The Accra Music Expo would feature stars such as Tinny, Adane Best, Dzajeloi and a host of others, taking their turn to thrill patrons at Mantse Agbonaa – Jamestown.

There would be a strong representation of the various Ga Adangbe communities by music groups who are all set to compete in the special MOGO festival jama competition.

The Accra Music Expo would be the curtain raiser for the ‘Night With Highlife Greats’ series from Monday, March 23 to Wednesday, March 25 at the Alisa Hotel.

The legendary Nana Ampadu, Ben Brako and Paapa Yankson would each take turns to depict vivid pictures of their life stories, interact with music lovers and to entertain them with their music on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.

On Friday, March 27, Ghana would get groovy with the African Jazz Jamboree (Jazz in the Citi).

The event would bring together a host of Africa’s most captivating jazz musicians, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, George Spratz, Aka Blay, Kollaboration, Constant Boty and B.B. Blues to give patrons a night to remember.

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