GHANA

For centuries music has been an integral part of Ghanaian life. Intensely rhythmic and infused with meaning, music marks the cycles of life, animates religious rituals, and communicates social values. It is therefore not surprising that you will find an abundance of amazing live music in Ghana.

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ACCES Music Conference

The Music in Africa Foundation is bringing the 3rd Music in Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) in Accra. The opening night will include the Music in Africa Honorary Award ceremony, with recipients Ebo Taylor and Bibie Brew, and the first night of music showcases.

Goether Kotosa (Live Music Groove)

Led by guitarist Andrew Nkansah Asa, the group employs traditional instruments such as seperewa, frikyiwa, dawuta, shekere, gome, kpanlogo drums and an acoustic guitar, the group has gradually carved a niche for itself as a strong exponent of Palm Wine Highlife music.

Venue: Alliance Fran├žaise

District: Airport Area

Date: Nov. 28-30

Contact: Tel: 0302 77 31 34

 afaccra.com

 

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Venue: Kempinski Hotel, Adlon Ballroom

District: Accra Central

Date: Nov. 29

Contact: keysofchangeusa.org

Venue: Goethe Institut Accra

District: Cantonments

Date: Dec. 11

Contact: Tel: 0302 779 769

goethe.de

Accra Youth Sinfonietta

Christmas Concert 2019

An evening of music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss and many other classical artists. Keys Of Change USA is a charity organization that impacts lives through music.

2020 Chale Wote Street Art Festival

A collective effort of many people-artists, musicians, filmmakers, writers, designers, students and activists. This popular event draws an average of over two thousand art lovers to the streets of James Town each year and this year promises to be no different.

Venue: Jamestown, Accra

District: Central

Date: August

Contact: accra.alt@gmail.com