5th December, 2014
The December edition of the monthly special live performance of Nigeria’s doyen of highlife music, Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya (OON) may be taking a new dimension if information reaching P.M.NEWS Entertainment Cafe is anything to go by.
Tagged: “An Evening With Victor Olaiya,” the show, which is staged on the first Sunday of every month at Stadium Hotel, Surulere, Lagos, is slated for Sunday, 7 December.
Highlight of the show, it was gathered, is the unveiling of the octogenarian ace trumpeter’s new song, among other interesting activities.
Also, a number of young generation of highlife musicians as well as some of Olaiya’s children including Bayode, Bidemi and Biodun, among others, are expected to be on stage with the veteran highlife musician during the show. Speaking in a telephone chat, Olaiya said being the last show of the year,he is earnestly looking forward to a superlative performance.
He added that head of the Fashola family, Engr. Bolaji Fashola; the proprietor of Unity Hospitals Group, Dr. Deinde Williams; retired Justice Atilade and renowned highlife music enthusiast and chief executive officer of Evergreen Musical Company, Femi Eso, are among some of his friends that are expected to grace the event scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.