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Mainland Block Party cultivates a community celebration of music in Nigeria

The monthly party series is a new hub for creative expression in Lagos

  • Mixmag Crew
  • 19 June 2019
Mainland Block Party cultivates a community celebration of music in Nigeria

Dance music lovers in Lagos, Nigeria have found their monthly stop for art and music with the Mainland Block Party.

The event happens the last Sunday of every month, with the sole aim of fostering community, celebration, and appreciation for music. The next date will take place on June 30, at a soon to be announced venue.

The May event featured performances from Zlatan, Ajebutter, and DRB, with a surprise guest performance by DJ Enimoney. SmallzTheDJ, DJ Anonymous, Dj Titanium, DJ KISS and Dj Voyst held down the dance floor duties well into the night as well.

Mainland Block Party is sponsored by Jameson, Budweiser and Pepsi, while also hosting a $N500,000 giveaway by Eyeowo and a FIFA competition with a $N50,000 prize to the winner.

Bizzle Osikoya, one of the co-founders of Mainland Block Party, is enthusiastic about the continual offering of this party to the Nigerian community.

In speaking about the May date of the party, Osikoya said, “Despite the heavy downpour, the turnout was massive as we partied in the cold weather. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to make life fun for you all!”

Upcoming dates include:

  • Jun 30th , 2019 - TBA
  • July 21th, 2019 - Capital Block Party
  • August 2018 - Island Block Party

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