Cross-genre alternative art and music event, Bless The Mic Arts and Music festival is set to take place this weekend. The event in its 4th year has been known to thrill Accra’s alternative arts and culture crowd with every edition and this year looks to be even bigger and better with an impressive line-up of artistes and activities over 3 days from 31st May till 2nd June.
Activities kick off on Thursday 31st June, with a music industry seminar dubbed the BTM Music Forum at the British Council under the theme “Bridging the gap between event promoters, organizers, artist managers, sponsors and artist. The seminar will be hosted by The One Show co-host PY.
The festival continues on Friday, with the I love Hip-hop Concert at Alliance Francaise to be hosted by YFM’s Joel and Viasat One’s Agnes. Artistes lined up will include Jayso and his Skillions Crew, E.L., Stago, J-Town, Irene Logan and a host of others. The night’s entertainment will also feature freestyl;e battles and bag of props among others.
On Saturday 2nd June, Alliance Francaise will host the final day of this year’s Bless The Mic Arts & Music Festival. The festival will begin at 12pm showcasing an eclectic variety of poetry, paintings, art and photo exhibition With other attractions like acrobatic display, Health Spa – stress relieve massages, facial & skin treatment hand and foot care, capoera lessons and good music.
From 7pm the amphitheater Stage will light up a night of electrifying modern Reggae, Spoken word, Acoustic, Highlife, Rap, R&B music from some of the best recording artists from Ghana!
As with previous editions, this year’s BTM Festival will feature exciting performances from some of the most celebrated underground and mainstream acts from the local hiphop/hiplife and acoustic music scene. The night’s performers include Syn and the Faint Medal band, Yaa Pono, Stonebuoy, gospel act Cwasi Oteng and many others.
This year’s festival is set to attract about 3000 fans and guests from Ghana and the rest of the world. There will be food, drinks, art and craft Vendors available. This event is proudly organised by Mi Prime Entertainment and Alliance Francaise.