Sunny/Obey concert: Lagos show postponed again as popularity assumes higher dimension

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KSA and OBEY
KSA and OBEY

The much publicised evergreen music concert by music legends King Sunny Ade and Commander Ebenezer Obey has been put off again for the second time as the concert has gained unexpected popularuity with fans accross the world craving for more concerts to be staged.

The rescheduled concert, originally slated for October 22 this year has been postponed as organisers are planning for more security for the concert due to its wide acceptance by members of the public and unexpected dimension locally and internationally since the concert announcement. The recent notice of rescheduled date  has engendered a world wide crave for more shows  while organisers plan to change the direction to give the show a more national and international planning.

Sources close to GrandFaaji Concepts Limited, organisers of the concert claim the concert for the second time has been put off after preparation has hit a higher grade and assuming a new wider dimension.

“The rescheduled date for this Sunday November 7  at the New Eko Expo Hall, Eko Hotels, Victoria Island Lagos which is suppose to commence at 4pm has been rescheduled until further notice”, sources hinted EMNnews.com.

The two grandmasters of Nigeria music scene have consistently ruled the nation’s music scene for more than four decades.

Sources said more shows could now be holding across the country after the Lagos concert due to its popularity and higher demands.

King Sunny Ade
King Sunny Ade

According to our sources, the concert has gained so much popularity and fame across the country that many fans outside Lagos have threatened to protest why the concert is only holding in Lagos.

Plans are now on the way to take the concert across the country and with International follow ups in London’s O2 and a yet to be mentioned popular venue in the United States.

But the European show would not be holding until next year’s summer and will be held in one simple shot.

KSA and Commander Obey have been pitched to perform their old act in an extra ordinary concert hosting with one band in Lagos.

Many yahoozee generation artists also have been scheduled to add glamour in a mixture of  evergreen  and new world music extravaganza.

The source said: The concert has turned out an eye opener about how the world has missed the two world leading music geniuses and as a result, there seem to be a change of heart to reschedule on a wider scope.

The source added:”It has taken new dimension beyond our imagination.

Commander Obey and  and King Sunny last are suggesting a postponement  because of the concern unexpected expansion. They said  we should cancel so as to accommodate very important strategies so that the fans across the country would be satisfied.

The source continued: ”We have no choice but to listen to our elders. We hope to issue a press statement signed by both this morning.

However, organisers of the concerts are holding a special meeting to reschedule the concert on Tuesday evening.

Azuka Jebose Molokwu, Bringing back the ever lively evergreen past in Sunny and Obey
Azuka Jebose Molokwu, Bringing back the ever lively evergreen past in Sunny and Obey

Responding to questions from EMNnews, Entertainment journalist, Azuka Jebose Molokwu in a Telephone conversation confirmed that both king Sunny Ade and Commander Ebenezer Obey would be attending a specially summoned meeting to take a new drive toward the concert.

He said a statement would be issued after Tuesday’s meeting.