Juju maestro, King Sunny Adé (KSA) has been listed among the performers of this year’s Coachella.
King Sunny Adé was one of the most-talked about celebrities of 2016, he emerged the first Nigerian to be inducted into the Hard Rock Café Music Memorabilia, grabbed honorary award at 2016 AFRIMA and rounded off the year by setting a remarkable record in the history of Nigerian music when his guitar was auctioned for whooping sum of ₦52.1 million at his 70th birthday and 50th anniversary on stage concert.
KSA keeps his legendary moves on as he has (unexpectedly) gotten himself on Coachella stage for this year’s edition, slated to hold on two weekends between April 14 – April 16, 2017 and April 21 – April 23, 2017 and KSA will be performing on the same days as Kendrick Lamar (April 16 and April 23).
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, commonly referred to as Coachella or the Coachella Festival, is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire’s Coachella Valley, in the Colorado Desert.
The event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music, as well as art installations and sculptures. Across the grounds, several stages continuously host live music.
Coachella was co-founded by Paul Tollett and Rick Van Santen in 1999.