Benue State, the food basket of the nation is set for the most notable concert to hold in the state this year as Star, Nigeria’s iconic lager resumes the 2015 Star Music Trek on Saturday August 1 at the IBB Square in Makurdi.
Headline acts billed to perform include local boy turned international megastar 2Face, MI, Faze, Yemi Alade, KCee and Runtown. Gbenga Adeyinka is also set to MC the mega concert with Tony Blaze and DJ Neptune on the wheels.
Speaking on the upcoming concert tagged #MakurdiRocks! Benue State homeboy 2Face remarked, “This is where it all began for me so obviously it’s a highly emotional experience. It’s a bit like a homecoming and I can’t wait to get in front of the crowd in my home state and show them some of the love they have showed me. I am thrilled to have this opportunity to perform for my people at home on such a large national platform. Credit to Star Lager.”
On his part, Corporate Media & Brand PR Manager, NB Plc, Edem Vindah was quoted as saying, “Star Lager is committed to providing a platform to inspire Nigerian youths wherever they may be, and #MakurdiRocks! is another instance of this. We are particularly excited to present 2Face to his hometown crowd in Benue State for inspiration to Benue youths.”
Organised by Star Lager, Nigeria’s most popular beer brand for over 65 years, Star Trek has thrilled Nigerian music fans for nearly two decades, using the potent vehicle of music to pass across positive social messages to young people. This year’s theme My Superstar Story inspires the youth to view their situations as a work in progress and to always keep their goals in mind.
After a hugely successful first phase which passed through Calabar, Abakaliki and Awka, phase 2 aims to continue with the theme of inspiration and promoting success by inspiring youths with captivating performances in Makurdi, Sapele, Auchi, Ibadan and Lagos. Following MakurdiRocks! the 2015 Star Music Trek will berth in Sapele on August 8, Auchi on August 15, Ibadan on August 22 and finally Lagos on August 29.
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