Ebo Taylor, Bob Pinodo, K.K. Kabobo, Bessa, others for the Citi FM   MOGO Festival

Ebo Taylor, Bob Pinodo, K.K. Kabobo, Bessa, others for the Citi FM MOGO Festival

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The annual Citi FM Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) Festival returns in the month of March

with a series of exciting events to promote authentic Ghanaian music.

This year’s MOGO Festival would run alongside the Musician Union of Ghana’s (MUSIGA)

annual Ghana Music Week Festival. This partnership with MUSIGA ensures that the festival is

expanded to cover every aspect of the Ghanaian Music industry with an aim to promote and

preserve the heritage. MUSIGA has lined up some very exciting events for the Ghana Music

Week.

Events for this year’s MOGO Festival begin on Monday February 29 and climaxes on Saturday

March 5. This year’s event has been scheduled for the first week of March to give revelers an

opportunity to sample and enjoy Ghana’s unique music heritage to as Ghana prepares for her

59th Independence Day celebrations.

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The legendary Ebo Taylor kick starts the MOGO Festival 2016 on Monday 29th February at the

first in the series of Nights with Music Greats. He would share the story of his life and perform

his hit songs back-to-back to a live audience. Ebo Taylor’s presence on the Ghanaian/African

spans over six decades and he promises a great start to the MOGO Festival 2016.

Another legend, Bob Pinodo, would continue on Tuesday 1st March 2016. He would also share

the story of his life and perform as part of the series of Nights with Music Greats. The music

teacher and celebrated musician will perform some of his hits including Disco Dance, Obeye

Dwe and Come Dance with Me.

K.K. Kabobo rounds up the Nights with Music Greats on Wednesday 2nd March 2016. Kwabena

Kwakye Kabobo is known for his Onyame Ahu Wo, Nyatse Nyatse, Onyame Ye Odo etc. He has

worked with the likes of Nana Kwame Ampadu, Akosua Agyapong, Kofi Sammy and Dr. Paa

Bobo and is admired for his timeless hits and dexterity with musical instruments.

This year’s MOGO Festival will be climaxed on Saturday 5th March with the MOGO Awards night,

where musicians who excelled in the year under review would be honored. The night would see

performances from Ebo Taylor, Bob Pinodo, Bessa Simons and a host of other great Ghanaian

musicians.

The MOGO Festival is powered by 97.3 Citi FM.

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