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G.L Events This Weekend

It is safe to say that on this week’s roundup of G.L Events This Weekend, we celebrate a legend and  a major percentage of the events are geared towards the annual Ferlabration Festival.

Your weekend roundup starts here!!!

 

Friday – October 14, 2016

 

Design Now  (TREASURE HOUSE & THE DESIGN MUSEUM)

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The exhibition will feature original pieces from a selection of the very best Nigerian designers, artists,architects and upcoming talents.

Time: 8:00AM-8:00PM

Fee:  Open to All

Location: Function Room, Muson, 8/9 Marina, Onikan, Lagos

Tip of the Day: The exhibition continues till the 30th of October.

 

 

FELA  (Arrest the Music) 

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A musical centered on the life and music of a Nigerian legend and the Afrobeat King, Fela Kuti.

Friday – Sunday (October 14 – October 16)

Time: 3:00PM & 6:00PM

Fee: N5,000, N10,000, N20,000

Location: Agip Recital Hall, 8/9  Muson, Marina, Onikan, Lagos

 

Electronic Soundscapes   

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Electronic Soundscapes returns this year with double the music! If you enjoyed the 2015 concert at Printing Press, don’t miss the performances taking place during next week’s Felabration at FreedomPark programme. Enjoy the best of European and Nigerian electronic music on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 as we close this edition of the Electronic Soundscapes Workshop with two concerts at Freedom Park’s Amphitheatre. Time is 7pm daily.

Time: 7:00PM

Fee:  N500

Location:Freedom Park, Broad Street, Marina, Lagos

 

Free Fela  (Felabration at Freedom Park)  Day 5

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Live Music at the Amphitheater

Time: 7:00PM

Fee:  N500

Location:Freedom Park, Broad Street, Marina, Lagos

 

 

Just Listen

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16/16 is excited to host an intimate listening session of songs from South African artist Lindiwe Maxolo’s upcoming album onFriday, October 14th. Lindiwe Maxolo is an emerging powerful vocalist in the South African Jazz music industry. Her musical journey includes opening for the legendary David Grusin and Lee Ritenour. She has also worked with South African legends such as Sibongile Khumalo, Concord Nkabide, Themba Mkhize, Feya Faku, and McCoy Mrubata. She is now gracing us in Lagos for her first tour and for a musical feast for our senses.  Tickets can be bought at the door or in advance over here:https://paystack.com/pay/N60gkGUAms Tickets are limited so get them early.

Time: 7:00PM

Fee:  N7000

Location: 16/16

#16, 16 Kofo Abayomi Street, V.I.

Tip of the Day:  Have a little taste of her music here: https://soundcloud.com/lindiwe-bongiwe-maxolo/malili

 

Wax Karaoke 

Bring friends and sing the night away to live band karaoke.  Drinks are cheap and  it’s nice and dark so sing your heart out, no one will know its you.

Time: 8:00PM – Late

Fee: Open to All

Location: 194b Jide Oki, Victoria Island, Lagos

 

FELABRATION   2016

DIJA, FALZ, Daddy Showkey, & Ortisefemi

8:00PM – Till the Beat Stops

Fee: Open to All

Location: New Afrika Shrine, 1 NERDC ROAD, AGINDIGBI ,ALAUSA Ikeja

Tip of the Day: If the place gets too crowded they will start charging a small fee.

 

Saturday – October 15, 2016

 

Studio of Modè  (Felabration: A Vinyl Journey)

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Come check out Fela’s Album Cover Art. It’s inspirational! The exhibition continues till the 16th of October.

Time: 12:00PM – 7:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location: 4 Olumo street, Parkview, Ikoyi. Lagos, Nigeria

Website: http://www.studioofmode.com/

Tip of the Day: At 3:00PM, there will be an artist talk by Lemi Ghariokwu, who is most renowned for providing many of the original cover images for the recordings of  Fela Kuti.

 

 

Jeun Soke (Supper Club)

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Meaning ‘to eat up’ in Yoruba, Jeun Soke is Lagos’ premier supper club. We curate and host a dinner with drinks pairings and in so doing, bring together a screened set of strangers who are looking to break away from their cliques and who bond and banter over great food, company and tipples. The 2nd edition of Jeun Soke features a Taste of Asia menu. 7 courses of shared plates along with 3 cocktails, all with flavors from East and Southeast Asia. NGN 20,000 gets you food and drinks. The sans-drinks menu costs NGN 15,000. You are welcome to bring your own bottle of booze but that will incur a corkage fee of NGN 5,000.

Time: 6:30PM

Fee:  N20,000 or N15,000

Location: 16/16

#16, 16 Kofo Abayomi Street, V.I.

For reservations:  09098800995 or 08188325714.

 

 

Electronic Soundscapes  (Day 2)  

events this weekend

Electronic Soundscapes returns this year with double the music! If you enjoyed the 2015 concert at Printing Press, don’t miss the performances taking place during next week’s Felabration at FreedomPark programme. Enjoy the best of European and Nigerian electronic music as we close this edition of the Electronic Soundscapes Workshop at Freedom Park’s Amphitheatre.

Time: 7:00PM

Fee:  N500

Location:Freedom Park, Broad Street, Marina, Lagos

 

FELABRATION   2016

Praiz, Jesse Jagz, Waje, Seun Kuti

8:00PM – Till the Beat Stops

Fee: Open to All

Location: New Afrika Shrine, 1 NERDC ROAD, AGINDIGBI ,ALAUSA Ikeja

Tip of the Day: If the place gets too crowded they will start charging a small fee.

 

Sunday – October 16, 2016

 

Kayak Lagos (Kayak the Lagos Lagoon)

Time: 9:00AM- 6:00PM

2 Sessions available – 9am till 1pm or 2pm till 6pm

Fee: N6,000 for 4 Hours N2,500 Per Hour for 2/3 Hours  or N3,000 for 1 Hour

Email: nothingtodoinlagos@gmail.com to reserve your kayak.

Tip of the Day: The water is calm and the breeze is endless. Its also a good workout on the arms.

 

GP SURFING SCHOOL

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Head to Tarkwa Bay Beach & Surf Lagos at the GP Surfing School. The instructor is a great teacher and has been featured in surf magazines and CNN’s African Voices.

Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Fee: N7,000

Contact: 07065825570

Location: Tarkwa Bay Beach, Lagos, Nigeria

 

Echoes (Closing Ceremony)

Echoes is an exhibition that includes, but is not limited to, over a hundred masks of Fela and the queen mother(Funmilayo Kuti and Fela’s queens) in diverse colors and moods; and a study and display of his fashion sense and wardrobe, all of which were inspired by his essence, mythology, struggle for freedom, human dignity, social consciousness, values, courage, pan-Africanism, to mention a few. The closing ceremony/ artist’s talk promises to be a grand affair with an Artist’s talk, dance performance and light music; with the presence of acts like Qudus Onikeku who will be performing an excerpt of his solo piece titled AFRICAMAN ORIGINAL, a piece commissioned by Zinsou Foundation in Benin republic and circles around Fela Kuti’s music; Jahman Anikulapo who will be moderating the artist talk and Awoko who will supply light music. Cocktail will follow as the guests get to enjoy the rest of the exhibition before closing.

Time: 1:00PM – 7:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

 

Felabration @ Radisson Blu 

Sunday jump & Felabration Celebration with Seun Olota

Time: 7:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location:  Radisson Blu, 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Rd, Victoria Island

 

 

FELABRATION   2016

Nneka, Femi Kuti, M.I., Cynthia Morgan, Ras Kimono

8:00PM – Till the Beat Stops

Fee: Open to All

Location: New Afrika Shrine, 1 NERDC ROAD, AGINDIGBI ,ALAUSA Ikeja

Tip of the Day: If the place gets too crowded they will start charging a small fee.

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  • Tosin

    I missed everything!
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