The year is gradually coming to an end. This period offers us that opportunity to take stock of your activities during the year and also set targets for the coming year 2019.
At Nairametrics, we have decided to provide our esteem readers a list of events and activities to relax and unwind this December.
Please note that some of these events are not free, kindly check for the Ticket prices.
The 2018 Experience Concert
Acclaimed to be the largest gospel event in Africa and probably in the world. The annual musical concert has over the years attracted top gospel artistes from around the world. The theme for this year’s edition is ‘Jesus our Peace’. It will hold today, December 7 at the popular Tafa Balewa Square Onikan, Lagos.
Simi Live in Lagos Concert
Singer and Songwriter, Simi is set to treat her numerous fans to a wonderful time this December. This is coming off her sold-out show in London. This year Simi Live in Lagos will hold on 9th December at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victorial Island.
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Omo Better Concert
Popular street hip hop sensation, Small Doctor, has assembled many stars to perform at his Omo Better concert.The hip hop sensation fondly called ‘King of Mainland’ by his numerous fans was recently released by the police after been arrested for being in possession of illegal firearms. The event will hold at the 10,000 capacity Agege Stadium same hood he started from. It will hold on the Sunday December 9.
Adekunle Gold Live
It is a Tripple Gold Dates for the Urban highlife and alternative artiste, Adekunle Gold, as he has announced a three-day (December 13 – 15, 2018) live performance in December to the delight of fans at the iconic cultural centre, Terra Kulture Victoria Island Lagos.
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The show will end what has indeed been a remarkable year for the singer following the release of his critically acclaimed album ‘About 30’ and a sold out Indigo Arena show in London.
The live set will provide fans with the opportunity to catch Adekunle Gold and the 79th Element Band providing professional music experience which will focus on undiluted music artistry, stage production, and showmanship.
King Coal Live in Concert
One of Nigeria’s most talented vocalists and CEO of Black Diamond, Wande Coal, has announced his first headline concert in Lagos this Christmas. The concert tagged ‘King Coal in Concert’ is sponsored by Bet9ja.
The ‘King Coal in Concert’ is scheduled to hold on Friday, 14th December 2018 at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko hotels. The ‘Turkey Nla’ and ‘So Mi So’ crooner will treat his numerous fans to a night of musical bliss.
Daystar Christmas Carol Service
This is unarguable the best Christmas carol service in Lagos. The annual carol service is organised by the Daystar Christian Centre, Oregun, Lagos. The carol service has continued to evolve by bringing new dynamics into their acts and shaping culture using contemporary songs. The carol service is scheduled for 9th December 2018 and the venue is the Church Premises, Daystar Christian Centre, Oregun, Lagos.
The Calabar International Carnival
This is the most elaborate festival in Nigeria. It is a weeklong event and the next thing to the yearly Rio de Janeiro carnival of Brazil. Calabar festival is a celebration of creativity and culture, that blends with both the traditional and modern lifestyle of the people in Cross River State.
The 2018 edition of the carnival will host more than 30 countries as well as 25 states from Nigeria. The annual event has become the melting point of Africa’s hospitality due to its diverse tourism events and sites, the green environment and the warm hospitality of the people.
The 2018 Port-Harcourt Carnival
The 2018 Rivers State cultural carnival will hold as usual in December in Port Harcourt city. The unique feature of Port Harcourt carnival is that it is a combination of the contemporary Caribbean-style carnival and cultural carnival. There is always an influx of people in the capital city of Rivers State during this unique festival that takes place in December. This year’s event will hold from 4th to 21st December 2018.
Mayor of Lagos concert
Mayorkun is set to take Lagos by storm with the second edition of his ”Mayor of Lagos” concert in Lagos. The self acclaimed “Mayor of Lagos” will be churning out hit singles like ‘CheChe’, ‘Odo Remix’, ‘Bobo’, ‘Posh’ and more this year; ending the year on a very high note with the final stop on this 3-legged Nigerian tour. The venue of the event is the Balmoral convention centre, Federal palace hotel, Victoria Island and the date is December 14, 2018.
Wizkid Live in Abuja
For Fun Lovers in the FCT, famous Nigerian hip hop artist, Wizkid is set to hold live concert at the Transcorp Hilton hotel, Abuja. The date is December 16. Also after a sold-out show at the same location last year, Wizkid is back at the prestigious Eko Convention Centre Hall for an all exclusive performance to his VIP fans and followers. The Star Boy will be performing with a full live band to an average of 5,000 exclusively VIP guests on December 19, 2018.
The Wizkid Made In Lagos concert will hold on December 23, 2018 at the Eko Atlantic City, Lagos.
Olamide Live in Concert
Multiple award winning hit maker, “Street King” and YBNL boss, Olamide is back at the Eko hotel this year for the fifth edition of his annual show, “O.L.I.C”. This year’s edition will take place on the 23rd of December at the Eko hotel & suites, Victoria Island Lagos. Last year’s edition took place at the National Stadium, Surulere, the artiste is back on the Island to give fans a whole new concert experience once again.
Flytime Music Festival 2018
Nigeria’s foremost entertainment company, Flytime Promotions, is set to bring Lagos to a standstill this December with the annual Rhythm Unplugged concert followed by an array of other events. The event is set to kick-off on December 21-23 with performances from both local and international artistes such as Davido, Bobby Brown, Bell Biv Devoe, D’banj, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy and many more. The venue is Eko convention centre, Eko hotel & suites, Victoria Island Lagos.
Burna Boy Live
Burna has enjoyed a very successful year and Lagos fans are eager to catch him performing live. Burna Boy is back this year on Boxing Day, December 26 at the Eko convention centre, Eko hotel & suites, Victoria Island Lagos, and is ready to reward his fans with an amazing concert, performing the “Outside” album and some of his record hit releases.
Grown and Sexy concert
Lovers of R’n’B are in for a swell night on the 29th of December as veterans in the R’n’B genre here in Nigeria will be serenading guests with heart melting songs to celebrate the season of love. The Venue is the Eko convention centre, Eko hotel & suites, VI Lagos.