Ghana Music Week Festival World Concert Series launches in New York City, October 17 at B.B. Kings


New York, NY – The Musicians Union of Ghana in Collaboration with the Ghana Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts and Fantasy Entertainment have teamed up with Showbiz Africa, Goodfellas and Posh Africa to present the inaugural installment of the Ghana Music Week Festival World Concert Series to be held at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City.

The launch of the World Concert Series will be the closing event of the Ghana Music Week Festival schedule of events which will open with a welcome ceremony at the Ghana Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday October 16, 2015 followed by a recognition and introduction ceremony Mount Vernon City Hall in Mount Vernon, NY. This event will honor and recognize individuals who have contributed heavily to the promotion of Ghanaian art and culture both here in the U.S. and in Ghana.

Scheduled to grace the BB Kings stage for this unprecedented concert event are some of the hottest Ghanaian artists including Becca, Joey B, Pappy Kojo, Guru, A.B. Crentsil, Gasmilla, Edem and many more.

Dignitaries and special guests expected to attend some of these events include First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Lordina Mahama, Minister for tourism, Culture and creative arts, Hon. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Ghanaian Ambassador to the U.S. Lieutenant General Joseph Smith, Rabbi Kohain Halevi, Mayor Ernest D. Davis of Mt. Vernon, Musiga artists and many special guests of honor.

Tickets can be purchased at

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