#ManAboutTown: Avant garde’s “iRep” Abuja Concert and ONeal’s Fashion Show, our ABJ weekend sorted

by Eddie Madaki

So last weekend I was unavoidably absent here, my apologies, I had a huge wedding to attend, one which I served as both best man and wedding planner, it took over 3 months of planning as it was designed around the royal wedding’s theme. In the end it was something really special.

Okay! Moving right along to why we are here – starting today,

EVENT: James Lully Store Opening

DATE: 10 December

EVENT:  AVANT GARDE’S “iRep” Abuja Concert”

Avante Garde brought to you by S2DB entertainment is simply a platform to showcase the best of Abuja’s creative acts; be it music, comedy, dance, poetry, fashion, cultural acts, Dj’s and so on. The iRep series provides an avenue for these acts to express themselves and entertain the public with their various talents.

The 1st edition of this series took place at A-Lounge, Dabrass Hotel, Wuse 2, on the 29 October, 2011. It had a total of 38 performing artistes which included Sleeq, Jumabee, Morachi, Morell, Silver Saddih, Blackface, Brave D, Magito, Addiction, Spotlyt, Fred Brite (Hot Fm), Gransons, Yung Slik, Playboy Butter amongs others. The event was anchored by Benny Ark [Cool FM], Ciana [Hot FM] and red carpet by Great Fresh-out.

The Season2 of the iRep series tagged ‘Christmas Edition’ will take place on the 10th of December at A-lounge featuring a whole lot of surprise performances.

The iRep series is a monthly event powered by S2DB Entertainment and supported by Rowllins management, Barbengeez Entertainment, Frek Frand Design and prints, Papel Media, iBlend and Grotto FC.

VENUE: A-Lounge , Dabras Hotel Wuse 2

TIME:      Red Carpet starts 7pm

ACCESS: Free!!!


 EVENT: Delphino Ent’s Soul Night @ Play

Naturally, no Saturday is complete if you are gonna miss out on the very best of live music Abuja has to offer , the Shyne Band is on call every Saturday at Play Lounge performing oldies and contemporary music for your enjoyment. The ambiance is great, spot on services, just feels like a great reunion every weekend.

VENUE: Play sports bar Ademola Adetokunbo Wuse2

TIME:     7pm – 12am

DATE:    Every Saturday


EVENT: ONeal’s Fashion Show

Every year Oneal’s Shopping and Events centre hosts a two day Fashion Exhibition and sales event, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better, featuring over 100 exhibitors.

VENUE: ONeal Plaza Jabi

DATE: 10 – 11 December



EVENT: Miss Dee’s Fashion 4 Life Fashion Show

A fund raising fashion show for Cervical Cancer and Sickle Cell Anemia.

DATE: 11 December

VENUE: Yar Adua Center

TIME: 4pm

And that’s what ABJ is saying this weekend, have a good one.




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