What’s Popping This Weekend! International Workers Day Edition

Hello ‘Style Revolutionists’, Yipeee… It’s going to be a long relaxing weekend… Happy International Workers Day!!!

Since the public holiday for International Workers Day kicks off tomorrow Friday you have enough time to attend our round up of events happening around you from today Thursday 30th April.

Have a fun filled weekend!


Strip Of Gaza Gallery Presents Lateef Olajumoke’s ‘Diaries Of A Rich Man’s Wife’

Entry Is Free!!!

Lateef Olajumoke captures the biting reality of the often referenced tale of a metropolitan wife who loses her vibrant individualism to become the ‘Perfect  Wife’.

Date: Ends Friday, April 30th 2015.

Time: 9AM-5PM

Venue: Moor House Hotel, Bankole Oki Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.


The Lagos International Jazz Festival 2015

Ticket Required!!!

Inspiro Productions presents The Lagos International Jazz Festival 2015 tagged ‘Jazz In The Megacity’ with an intention to celebrate Nigerian Jazz and Jazz related musicians who play the genre of music in various fusions and with an indigenous flavor. Artistes for this year’s bill which runs in Lagos for 3 days include Lekan Babalola, Adeniji the ‘Heavywind’, Tee Mac, Ego and Nomoreloss amongst a long list of others.

Dates: Thursday 30th April to Saturday 2nd May 2015.

Time: 4PM

Venue: The Freedom Park

Ticket Information: N1000 per day for 3 days | Lounge opens only on 1st & 2nd May, and the benefits for the lounges varies based on the ticket amount.


Mi Casa & Timaya At Industry Nite Dubai, Nasimi Beach

Ticket Required!!!

MBC+ Power presents Industry Nite Dubai ft. Mi Casa and Timaya at Nasimi Beach – Thursday 30th April 2015. South Africa’s golden boys Mi Casa and Afro Beats sensation Timaya, will be performing live in Dubai Kiza is teaming up with one of Africa’s biggest entertainment networking brands “Industry Night” to bring you a music-led monthly night showcasing some of the brightest talents from the continent’s rich and diverse music industries, every last Thursday of every month and this month, we’re taking you to the beach! #AfroBeach

Date: Thursday, 30th April 2015.

Time: 5PM-3AM

Venue: Nasimi Beach at ATLANTIS

Ticket Information: 100AED | Get your tickets at: www. dubai.platinumlist.net


Satchmo’s Jazz Festival ’15 Celebrating UNESCO International Jazz Day

Ticket Required!!!

Satchmo’s Jazz Festival’15 is an exhilarating experience for true lovers of jazz, which has the full support of UNESCO and other member countries. Featuring:  Jonathan Butler, Somi, Bobby Ricketts, Tunde Jegede& The Nomadic Mystics, HKB FINN, Cleveland Watkiss, Trio Ivoire , Yemi Sax.

Date: Thursday, April 30th 2015

Time: 5PM-8PM

Venue: Oceanview Marquee, Eko Hotel Lagos

Ticket Information: Standard: N10,000 | Premium: N25,000 |VIP: N50,000 | VVIP: N100,000

Date: Sunday May 3rd 2015

Time: 5PM-8PM

Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel, VI Lagos

Ticket Information: Standard: N10,000 | Premium: N25,000 | VIP: N50,000

For Tables, call for reservations: 234-0802-983-0107 | 234-0802-983-0108. For More Information please email: info@satchmoslive.com


LoudNProudLive Series: ‘Bad Gyal’ Special Edition With Cynthia Morgan

Entry Is Free!!!

Catch dance- hall queen headline: Cynthia Morgan in full effect #FullLiveBand – performing all her hits including current smash ‘German Juice’. Support performances by:‎ GBT Rising Stars IsiTones (GBT February), Crossmatt (GBT: January) & Daborn‎ (GBT: March) LoudNProudLive ‘One Sound’ band Live + Direct!!!

Date: Thursday 30th April 2015
Time: 8PM

Venue:  ELIAS (Ocean Bay Mall), 24 Idejo Street, Off Adeola. Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, visit: www.loudnproudlive.com | Follow on Twitter: @loudnproudlive @caramelchicng | Instagram: loudnproudlive| Like’ on Facebook: @loudnproudlive


LoudNProudLive Series Presents Hitmakers Edition Featuring Tolu Fame & Simi & Oyinkanade6-Weekend30

Entry Is Free!!!

You don’t want to miss this… Quality live music at its best!!

Date: Thursday 30th April 2015

Time: Red Carpet 8PM

Venue:  ELIAS (Ocean Bay Mall), 24 Idejo Street, Off Adeola. Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos

For more information, visit: www.loudnproudlive.com | Follow on Twitter: @loudnproudlive @caramelchicng | Instagram: loudnproudlive| Like’ on Facebook: @loudnproudlive


Skales & DJ Spinall At The Biggest Pyjama Party Ever By American Honey

Invitation Required!!!

Date: Thursday, 30th April 2015

Time: 9PM

Venue: Soul Lounge, Intercontinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, contact Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi via email: gbemi@visitspeakerboxx.com


The Lagos Duathlon Challenge

Entry Is Free!!!

The first edition of the Lagos Duathlon Challenge is organised by the Racing Foundation, with technical support from the Nigeria Triathlon Union and the Lagos Triathlon Association, is meant to raise funds for charity.

Date: Friday, May 1st 2015

Time: 7AM

Venue: Starting Point- Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island Lagos.


Best Foot Forward Official Store Launch

Entry Is Free!!!

Footwear retailer Best Foot Forward will officially launch their store, showcasing a variety of shoe brands from Jessica Simpson and Steve Madden to Guiseppe Zanotti and Christian Louboutin.

Best Foot Forward offers classy and chic yet afford shoes in their beautiful store from a wide range of high street and high end brands and on the day there will be a special collection of Guiseppe Zanottis and Christian Louboutins on sale.

Date: Friday May 1st 2015

Time: 12Noon

Venue: Alhaji Kanike Close, off Awolowo, IKOYI, Lagos.

For more information call 08085061200 | 08036465409


Sammie Okposo’s Praise Party

Entry Is Free!!!

Come enjoy an atmosphere of radical praise, intense worship, deep intercession & dance. Join Sammie Okposo, Frank Edwards, Nikki Laoye, Lara George, Anny, PITA, Tim Godfrey, Onos, Efe Nathan, Eben, Nosa, Mike Abdul, Monique, Sabina, Tehila Crew, Ayo Vincent, Henrisoul, Fortune, Babz Carpenter, DJ Bammie, MC Abbey, Akpororo, Oreva4ever and lots more.

Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Time: 2PM

Venue: Grace Gardens Events Centre, Plot 4 Duro Simi Etti street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

For more information, call: 014535105| 08028636393 | 08028419620


MayDay Live Featuring Grammy Award Winner “Ms Lauryn Hill Live In Concert”


Ticket Required!!!

MayDay Live corporate event will be featuring grammy award winner “Ms Lauryn Hill Live In Concert” alongside Flavour, Banky W, Sound Sultan, Yemi Alade, Patoranking, Di’ja, Dil  & many more with Sounds from Cool Dj Jimmy Jatt

Date: May 1st 2014

Time: 6PM

Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Ticket Information: Standard: N10,000 (Single Seated) | Couples: N40,000 (Vip Back Seated, Admits Two, Double Seating With Side Table): Couples Vip : N100, 000 (Vip Front Seated, Admits Two, Double Seating With Coffee Table) |Tables: N1.5m / N650k /N400k.

For more information and reservations call: +234 808 7488 180 | Email: info@maydaylivenigeria.com


Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Others For ‘Hear Word! – Naija Woman Talk True’

Ticket Required!!!

The show is based on a collection of true life stories, the episodic Hear Word! is a poignant, joyous and emotionally charged showcase of female self-discovery and the numerous challenges facing Nigerian women. Produced and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa, the show, which premiered last year, generously serves up powerful performances from a cast of extraordinary Nigerian actresses – Joke Silva, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola, Omonor, Elvina Ibru, Deborah Ohiri, Lala Akindoju, Zara Udofia, Rita Edward, Ufuoma McDermott and Odenike.

Dates: Fridays May 1st, 8th, May 15th, 22nd 2015

Time: 7PM

Dates: Saturdays May 2nd, May 9th, May 16th, 23rd

Times: 2PM & 7PM

Venue: Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos

Ticket Information: Afritickets | DealDay |Jumia.com | Ariiyatickets.com


Steve Babaeko To Inspire At Third Edition Of Brunch With Tosyn

Entry Is Free!!!

Popular OAP and media entrepreneur, Tosyn Bucknor has announced Advertising Guru, Steve Babaeko as guest speaker at the May edition of BrunchWithTosyn.

At the third edition of the monthly lifestyle event guests will get to learn first-hand how he built a global advertising agency under two years as well as a power-house record label which houses star talents including Praiz, Simi, and Sammy, all without diminishing his love for sports and his beautiful family.

Date: Saturday, 2nd May 2015.

Time: 2PM

Venue: Lotus at Pattaya Restaurant, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, follow @BrunchwithTosyn on twitter and Instagram or send an email to brunchwithtosynbucknor@gmail.com


Sunday Lunch At Stranger With Heels In The Kitchen


Reservation Required!!!

If you haven’t experienced Sunday Lunch at Stranger, well, now is the perfect time to do so. Come round with your friends and family for either baked chicken or grilled pork chops, great conversation and a relaxed ambience. The Sunday lunches have been a pretty big success so far and we are pretty excited to continue working with Chef Imoteda in this new quarter.

Date: Sunday, 3rd May 2015

Time: 3PM-8PM

Venue: 3 Hakeem Dickson Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

Seating is limited so please confirm attendance via email – info@strangerlagos.com or come early to guarantee a meal.


Ekeng Bassey “Live and Unplugged” #EkengBasseyLive


Come watch as Ekeng performs his favorite tracks from his self debut album titled “Live & Unplugged”! You are promised a heart felt performance from the ever soulful alternative and contempory jazz artiste who brings his world of experience and heritage to modern folk music. Featuring: Liberty Music, Onos, Pita, Wole Emmanuel, Nikki Laoye, Sammie Etsu and DannieLove.

Date: Sunday, May 3rd 2015

Time: 4PM

Venue: EPC-Liberty House, 9b Lanre Olumide Street, Idado, Igbo Efon bus stop (6th round about), Lekki, Lagos.

Dress Code: Semi Formal




Please note that some of these events have free entries while others are strictly by invitation or may require you to purchase tickets so we strongly advice you make enquiries with the contact information provided here.

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