Nigeria Music legend, King Sunny Ade is to perform at this year 2017’s edition of the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club, Indio, California, United States.
The Coachella Festival is an annual music and arts festival organised by Golden Voice, a subsidiary of AEG Live since 2001. The event features many genres of music including indie, rock, hip-hop, electronic dance music as well as art installations and sculptures.
Sunny Ade is to perform alongside other international artistes like Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Bon Iver, DJ Snake, DJ Khaled, Tory Lanes, Hans Zimmer, Radiohead and so on.
December last year, the juju legend’s guitar was auctioned off at his 70th birthday and 50th anniversary on stage for an impressive ₦52.1 million and now he will be performing at one of the most famous annual music and arts festivals.
This year’s edition of Coachella holds on 2 weekends between April 14 – April 16, 2017, and April 21 – April 23, 2017.
2016 edition saw Nigerian trio, The Young Fathers of Liberian and Scottish origin participating at the event alongside African acts such as Black Coffee.