What’s Popping This Weekend! – Christmas Edition

Hello beautiful people, we are excited to bring you the special Christmas Edition of our weekly “What’s Popping This Weekend!” feature where we update you on all the interesting events happening around you.

So sit back, relax and scroll down because we have done all the work for you and compiled the buzzing events that’ll make your Christmas fun-filled and amazing.

Codename Live


Tickets Only!!

Ardent Solutions Management & Davido Music Worldwide proudly announces Dremo’s first concert ‘CODENAME LIVE’ following up his successful  E.P. It promises to be exciting with a very strong line up of supporting acts.

Date: Wednesday, Decembe 19, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Freeme Space, Nike Art Gallery Road, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos

Beat FM Christmas Concert


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Top Nigerian radio station, Beat FM is back this year with its annual Christmas concert. This edition will feature performances from international acts, Lil Baby, Kojo Fundz and Lotto Boys. Other artistes are Kizz Daniel, Mr. Eazi, Peruzzi, Teni The Entertainer, Johnny Drille, Ajebutter 22,Boj, Fresh L, Pretty Boy D.O, Show Dem Camp plus other surprise acts.

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, 6 – 8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos.

Wizkid Exclusive VIP Experience


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Wizkid returns to the prestigious Eko Convention Centre Hall at Eko Hotel for an all exclusive command performance to his VIP fans and followers. The Star Boy president will be performing exclusively to 5000 high net – worth VIP guests with a full live band in Nigeria.

Date: 19th of December, 2018
Time: 7pm
Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos

Laugh Fest


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A variety Show Fundraiser, raising funds towards the fight against Malaria.

Date: Thursday, December 20
Time: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture Arena ,1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street.

DJ Tunez Blackout Lagos


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Headlined by internationally renowned DJ Tunez, Blackout is a favorite amongst enthusiasts of NYC nightlife. This celebration holds a firm billing as one of the largest gatherings in the world centered around the Afrobeats cultural phenomenon.

Date: December 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Venue: Hard Rock Cafe, Plot No 3 & 4, Block XVI, Oniru Estate, Near Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Carol Night


Free Entry!!

This Thursday, Upbeat Centre brings to you a night of blissful harmonies featuring kids choirs from Muson Centre, This Present House, etc Don’t miss out.

Date: 20th December, 2018
Time: 7:00PM
Venue: Muson Cnetre, 8/9 Marina Rd, Onikan, Lagos

Golden Break Through (GBT) Auditions

GBT flyer Dec 2018

Free Entry!

NMO Management & PR presents: GOLDEN BREAK THROUGH (GBT) Auditions: Calling all aspiring singers, artists, dancers, comedians & creative talent. The GBT Winner secures automatic entry to perform the following month on the popular
LoudNProudLive stage (Victoria Island) – a full live band solo set.

Date: Thursday 20th December 2018
Time: 7PM
Venue: XFactor Lounge, 52 Adeniran Ogunsanya. Surulere, Lagos

Upbeat Kids Cup


Free Entry!!

This Friday go watch the Xmas Kids Cup featuring the beautiful kids from the Upbeat Kids Camp this week.

Date: 21st December, 2018
Venue: 11, Admiralty Road, Off Admiralty Way, , Lekki

African Fashion and Arts Movement (AFAM) Nigeria


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The Biggest African Fashion Platform, which started in Canada is Premiering in Port Harcourt Nigeria, this December – The African Fashion and Arts Movement! The Highly anticipated highlight of this event, is a fashion show, showcasing the works of Africa’s best designers from Nigeria and those in Diaspora, featuring Nigeria’s most promising Models on the runway. You don’t want to miss this!!

Date: December 21st, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 8:30PM
Venue: Londa Hotels No. 24b Ebara/Orazi Road, off Ikwerre Rd, Rumuepirikom, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Queen Moremi The Musical


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From the Producers and Director of Saro the musical, Wakaa the musical and Fela and the Kalakuta Queens, Bolanle Austen-Peters Production and House of Oduduwa bring to you QUEEN MOREMI the Musical. The legendary story of bravery, love, pain and ultimate sacrifice. Breathtaking drama.

Date: December 21st, 2018 to Jan 2nd, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu Bello Way.

Urban Music Festival


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Nigeria’s premier music festival returns!! Come witness history at this year’s Urban Music Festival with all the trending artistes in Nigeria. The stage is set at Eko Atlantic City.

Date: December 21, 2018
Time: 5:00 – 9:00PM
Venue: Eko Atlantic City, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island.

After Dark

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Registration Required!

This Friday we turn up at Upbeat Centre Lekki with at the 2nd edition of After Dark Fridays. We bring to you food, drinks, fun and games in partnership with Sky Vodka and Lets Mix and Game.
Date: Friday 21st December
Time: 7pm
Venue: Upbeat Center 11 Admiralty Road

 Afropolitan Vibes

Afropolitan Vibes

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Afropolitan Vibes is a monthly live music concert which exists as a platform for alternative music: a place where music lovers congregate to watch contemporary singer-songwriters and musicians perform mostly original works that are firmly rooted in African musical origins of Afro-beat, Afro-funk, Afro-hip-hop, Afro-pop and Highlife music.

Date: Friday 21st December 2018
Time: 8pm
Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Flytime Music Festival (Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged)


Tickets Required!!

The grand festival promises 3 days of back-to-back music performances from the biggest of artists from all over the world. Being the first of its kind, the festival is a celebration of captivating fusion of thrilling music performances and hilarious comedy, both locally and internationally.

Date: Thursday 21st to Sunday 23rd, 2018
Time: 8PM
Venue: Eko Convention Center, Eko Hotel & Suites

Upbeat Merchandise Launch

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Free Entry!

Upbeat Centre invites you to a day of fashion, music, shopping and fun as it unveils its new merchandise collection on Saturday. The collection will feature cool t-shirts, hats, and bags in several colours.

Date: 22nd December 2018
Time: 9AM – 9PM
Venue: Upbeat Recreation Centre, 11 Admiralty Road, Lagos

Upbeat Wish Tree

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The Upbeat Wish Tree Comes alive on Saturday – an initiative to put smiles on the faces of less privileged kids who cannot afford to have fun at Christmas. Upbeat will offer kids from several orphanages and schools the opportunity to enjoy a thrilling experience at Upbeat.

Date: 22nd December 2018
Time: 9:30AM
Venue: Upbeat Recreation Centre, 11 Admiralty road, off Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

Christmas Village 2018


Tickets Required!

Christmas Village is a one of its kind Christmas experience in Nigeria. Pioneered by Fun Central Park, the Christmas Village is an activity packed 3-day event for people of all ages to experience the true meaning of Christmas together with family and friends.

Date: December 22 and December 24, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM and 8:00 PM
Venue: Landmark Beach Front, Water Corporation Drive.

Afrobeat Festival 2018


Tickets Only!!

Afrobeat is enjoying a renewed mass appeal and global acclaim! Come rock the festival with a line up of new school artistes that will deliver eclectic performance with the grand masters. This festival will curate and perfectly blend new school with the old school with an estimated attendance of 5000 people. Featuring: Patoranking, Timaya, Runtown, Tekno, Mr Eazi, Femi kuti and Seun Kuti.

Date: 22nd of December, 2018
Venue: Eko Atlantic City, 1412 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos

DRB 10

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Alté scene pioneers and widely acclaimed trio, DRB Lasgidi will be shutting down Lagos this December at the DRB 10 experience! The three-part group was created a decade ago and consists of rappers, Teezee, Fresh L and the exceptionally talented singer, BOJ. In true DRB style, the celebration promises to be lit!

Date: Saturday 22nd December 2018
Time: 6pm
Venue: Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Super Fest Cookout


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Music + Drink + Food + Games with the incredible NaetoC is going to be exciting! Celebrating 10 years since he dropped “U know My P”  with a few friends and this one is going to be lit, Pull up for the Cookout!

Date: Sunday, December 23, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Venue: Muri okunola Park, Adeyemo Alakija, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Anne Jacob x Kuku’s Hair Pop-Up Party


Invitation Required!

Get ready for an ultimate shopping experience at Anne Jacob x Kuku’s Hair pop-up! Womenswear brand, Anne Jacobs whose collections have been worn by fashion-forward influencers will be displaying its most stylish pieces of the year at the event in collaboration with luxury hair line Kuku’s Hair.

Date: Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Time: 12pm
Venue: 6B Wole Olateju Crescent Lekki Phase 1



Tickets Required!

OBA ESUGBAYI is a superbly designed production that would feature 45 of the most gifted thespians who in beautifully choreographed song and dance sequence tell the story of Lagos from the eyes of an Oba who in exile sees his beautiful daughter being married to an Efik Prince.

Date: December 23 to December 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Venue: Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos

Nigeria’s Next Super Model 2018


Free, but Registration Required!

Join the 12th edition of Africa’s Prestigious Model Contest, Nigeria’s Next Super Model 2018 in search for Africa’s finest. Nigeria has been producing some of the world’s finest models who have over the years been seen on international runways, world-class designers’ favorites, placed in international modeling agencies and are regarded as supermodels.

Date: December 23, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM WAT
Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lagos

Wizkid ‘Made in Lagos’ Shutdown


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Experience global superstar, Wizkid, like never before! Wizkid will be performing alongside his friends to an estimated audience of 20,000 people at the purpose built Eko Atlantic City #XChange Festival Grounds in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Date: December  23, 2018.
Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: Eko Atlantic City, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island.

PGM In The Park

PGM In The Park

Registration Required!

A uniquely curated experience that celebrates the diverse expressions of art and culture with family, good music, good people, good food, good vibrations and good music.

Date: Monday 24th December 2018
Time: 12pm
Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Island Block Party

Island Block Party

Tickets Required!!

If you have heard or attended Mainland Block Party be ready for the Island invasion, Island Block Party. Mainland Block Party has made its way to become one of the hottest events in Lagos and all the youths are fond of it. Now imagine a super-duper plan of having it’s first ever Island edition on Christmas eve. This party is aimed to bring all the rave culture and lifestyle from the previous mainland editions to the Island.

Date: Monday 24th December 2018
Time: 3pm
Venue: The Lekki Special Events center, Plot 55, Block A Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.



Free Entry!!

OMG and Palazio Nightlife look to collaborate on this event where music meets commerce that will have some of the biggest names in the music industry who will be performing along side a trade setting with vendors that cuts across every field of business creating a perfect market place.

Date: December 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Beside Law School, Victoria Island

Cool FM Praise Jam 2018


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The yearly traditional December 25th Lagos lock down event COOL FM PRAISE JAM 2018 Is back with a much bigger bang this time. This year’s edition promises electric song praises and worship from top Nigerian gospel artistes and comedians.

Date: December 25, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: Convention Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos

Burna Live

Burna Live

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The Afrofusion singer and writer,Burna Boy who has topped billboards worldwide with his hits will be performing live at Eko Convention Centre on the 26th of December.This is arguably the most anticipated show of 2018.It promises to be mindblowing. Tickets are selling out fast. Don’t be left out of this amazing experience.

Date: December 26th, 2018
Time: 6:00PM
Venue: EKO Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos

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