Jack Daniel’s Music Festival set the perfect stage in Accra to celebrate the authenticity and originality of Ghanaian music with the launch of Jack Daniel’s Music Fest.
Over 1000 music lovers thronged to the streets of Osu to witness unforgettable performances from over 20 upcoming and leading acts from Ghana’s buzzing Dancehall, Afrobeats and Electro music scenes including Wendy Shay, Kuame Eugene, Opanka, Tulenkey, Quamina MP, Kofi Mole, Ara B, Coco Trey, DJ Romeo and DJ Sly.
The performances took place on a state-of-the-art stage complete with a laser light show. The MCs Champagne Lee and Joni Blaze introduced the opening performances from underground artists including Gucci Wale, Teshie Boy, Vanessa Nice and Future Conquerer. Veteran rapper Opanka brought nostalgia vibes when he performed “Taste” and “Tie Tie” while Dancehall artist Epixode rocked the stage with freestyles while donning an Egyptian costume and face mask. The festival climaxed with performances from Quamina MP, Wendy Shay, Kuami Eugene, and Tulenkey who thrilled the crowd with their back to back hits and Hiplife artist Fameye closed the show with his song “Nothing I Get”.
Festival attendees enjoyed Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire cocktails at the bars and complimentary water and cola stations were provided by Verna Water and American Cola.
As part of the Jack Daniel’s global commitment to creating a responsible drinking culture, JD Music Fest partnered with ride-hailing app, Yango to provide attendees with a 50% discount promotion for rides at the close of the event.
Watch the performances below.