Ahead of the end of year festivities, Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, Nigerian Alternative R&B singer professionally known as Simi, has kicked off the concert season with her Simi Live series.
The first of the event tagged, “Simi Live in London,” was held on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at the O2 Academy, Arlington, London, and it has been dubbed a night of surprises by concertgoers. The sold-out show featured incredible live performances and paving the way for the second Live series – “Simi Live in Lagos,” scheduled to hold on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, by 6 pm.
A host of celebrity guests showed up to the London event to support the R&B Queen with performances from Adekunle Gold & Falz, and surprise appearances from Mr Eazi and Wizkid. In elation and appreciation, the artiste took to social media after the event with the words, “ALL THE GLORY TO GOD. MY KING! MY FATHER! MY EVERYTHING! MY SOURCE!!!! LAGOS ARE YOU READYYYYY??? DECEMBER 9,” in anticipation of the Lagos event.
Simi Live in Lagos is being put together by Bavent Street Live in partnership with X3M Music, Simi’s record label and tickets for the events can be purchased on the organizers’ website: www.baventstreetlive.com/similive and on Nairabox.com and afritickets.com.
Singer and songwriter, Simi started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008 titled Ogaju. The 30-year-old singer’s career came into the spotlight in 2014 after she released “Tiff”, a song which was nominated in two categories at The Headies 2015 and further brought her to mainstream recognition. She is currently signed to X3M Music under which she released her second studio album, Simisola.
About the hosts – Bavent Street Live
Bavent Street Live is an entertainment services company with a team specialized in concert promotions, talent booking, and artist management. Over the years, the organization has positioned itself as the hub for the ultimate concert experience, bringing concerts to life with the use of musical accompaniments encouraging Nigerian acts to thrill guests to live shows with the use of bands, orchestras and specialized talents. They have put together Lagos Rocks in 2016, “One Night Stand With Adekunle Gold” Concert 2017, Asa Live in Lagos 2016 amongst others.