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    MOGO is best highlife concert in Ghana - MUSIGA boss

    by citifmonline.com
    posted Sunday, 28 November 2010 13:04| 0 Comments

    President of the Musicians Association of Ghana (MUSIGA), Mrs. Diana Hopson has described Citi FM’s Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) concert as the best Highlife concert to be organized in Ghana.

    The veteran musician, who has been at the helm of the leadership of musicians in Ghana for a number of years, said although some attempts have been made over the years by others to sustain Ghanaian music, Citi FM has consistently worked hard to promote and sustain Ghanaian music, culminating in the highly successful MOGO concerts.

    “Once again I want to say thank you to Citi FM for MOGO and I want to encourage people to patronize it.”

    She urged patrons to come in their numbers and relive the old times as they enjoy melodious tunes of authentic highlife music.

    Speaking in an interview with Citi FM,  Friday November 26, the ace songwriter and musician had a difficult time to pick her choice among the music legends put together for this year’s concert.

    “Its difficult, I like all of them and I just can’t single one out.”

    She urged all young patrons to dress appropriately for the event since Highlife had a way of getting people dancing adding that the uniqueness of the show does not call for one exposing some parts of the body.

    MOGO is an annual Ghanaian musical concert which brings together families, corporate institutions, individuals and lovers of highlife to celebrate genuine Ghanaian live band music.

    MOGO has over the last five years featured some of the world’s renowned and most successful Ghanaian highlife musicians, who perform live to music enthusiasts.

    MOGO has featured artistes such as the legendary Osibisa Band, Lee Duodu, Paapa Yankson, Abrantie Amakye Dede, A.B Crentsil, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Ben Brako, Asabea Cropper, Paulina Oduro, Bessa Simons, and Jewel Ackah among others.

    This year’s event promises to be one of a kind, with a blend of some of the legends in the industry and a few of the relatively young ones.

    On the bill for this year’s event will be the ever green Ramblers International Band, Ace Keyboardist and performer Bessa Simons, Silky Voice Felix Owusu, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Iron Boy Abrantie Amakye Dede, George Darko and young sensation Kwabena Kwabena of ‘Asor’ fame.

    The Music OF Ghanaian Origin concert is a Citi 97.3 FM event with support from Zenith Bank, In your Best Interest and Danacin from Dannex, Ticketdoug and Delta Security Services.

    MEDIA PARTNERS: TV 3, TV Africa, NET 2, Viasat 1, OMAN FM, HAPPY FM, HOT FM, B&FT Lifestyle, Heritage Newspaper, Today Newspaper, Daily Guide, The Mail newspaper, Ghanaian Observer and New Crusading Guide newspaper.

    MOGO is sponsored by MTN, Everywhere you GO.

    Tickets for MOGO are ready for GH¢ 35 at the Citi FM, behind the Adabraka Police Station. Interested persons may also call 0244479242 and 0244709524 for further details on tickets and any other information.

    MOGO, celebrating the past, inspiring the future.

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