The first ever Afro-Beats Festival in Accra, Ghana is scheduled to take place from December 13 to December 15 at the Independence Square in Accra.
The festival actually starts on Friday December 13, a day on which miniature parties would be held simultaneously across 10 locations including Honey Suckle, Shaka Zulu, Rhapsody’s, Champs Bar & Grill, C Longue, Polo Club, +233 Jazz Club, Best Western Premier Hotel, Devino DND and the La Pleasure Beach.
The main focus will be on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15, where food from all the popular food joints in the capital and all kinds of drinks will be on sale at a reduced price amidst good music all at one place: The Independence Square.
On December 14, there would be special performances from Dancehall contenders Samini and Shatta Wale, Banky W and Flava from Nigeria, Kaakie, Sister Deborah, Raquel, Stonebwoy, Guru, EL, Chupa, Gemini, Shaker and several others would also be on the bill.
It is also an all-day affair and brings together some 40 top artistes, DJs and music groups from Ghana and across Africa for the concert while guests get an opportunity to get personal with them. ABL would also be giving out its products to guests at factory price.
It is an all-day music festival for which tickets are selling at a surprising GH¢10 per head.
The Big Weekend Afro-Beats Festival is a three-day beer, music and dance festival spread across 10 locations and scheduled for December 13, 14 and 15 this year.
Saturday December 14 is the main concert scheduled for the Independence Square where top musicians from Ghana and beyond would perform on one spectacular stage. Sunday December 15 would be a family fun and funfare day.
The event is produced by BBnZ Live in collaboration with Accra Breweries Limited (ABL).