By TEMILADE ENIOLA
India Arie, the four-time Grammy Award winning singer today arrived Nigeria for the 5th edition of Sax Appeal, the biggest jazz concert in the country.
Sponsored by Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, the event aims to reach the heart of music lovers around the world by providing quality live performances from talented artistes. It has over the years witnessed live performances from renowned music artistes including Kenny G, Jessy Jay, Yolanda Brown, amongst others.
Speaking after Union Bank welcomed the American soul/folk singer to Lagos, Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaidem, Head of Corporate Affairs & Corporate Communication, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc., explained why the bank decided to sponsor the event: “Union Bank has a long history and strong heritage in Nigeria including one of supporting the Arts. This we dobecause we recognise our customers and Nigerians in general are passionate about creativity in all its forms. We are especially pleased to be a part of this event with quality Nigerian talents such as Mike Aremu performing and we welcome India Arie to Nigeria.”
Headlined by India Arie, other artistes billed to perform at this year’s event include Mike Aremu, Praiz and Timi Dakolo.
The event will hold on Sunday, 26 June, 2016 at The Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.