Femi Kuti: Watch Afrobeat Legend's commanding performance at XPoNential Music Festival in US

Posted on Jul 30 2018 - 4:02am by admin

Femi Kuti and The Positive Force Band shut down the XPoNential Music Festival in New Jersey, United States.

The weekend of Friday, July 27- Sunday July 29, saw the 25th consecutive edition of the summer music festival produced and presented by WXPN.

The XPoNential Music Festival is WXPN’s signature annual concert event that draws audiences from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, Mid-Atlantic region, and Northeastern US.

Performing on the River Stage, Femi Kuti and his band shut down the festival rendering a number of hit songs from his well grown catalogue.

His set list included songs from his recently released 10th studio album, One People, One World like, ‘Truth’, ‘Africa 4 Africa’, ‘Nothing to Show For It’, ‘Evil People’, ‘Corruption Na Stealing’ and more.

 

This year’s festival witnesses a strong line up of international artists from across the world including Bermuda Triangle feat. Brittany Howard (of Alabama Shakes), Becca Mancari and Jesse Lafser, The Lone Bellow / Margo Price, Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force and more.

Femi Kuti’s impressive stage musicianship was one of the major highlight of the three days festival.

Before the day of the festival, Femi Kuti had began his tour with performances at the Ridgefield in Connecticut, US.

He is expected to continue his tour of the United States with a performance at the Central Park in New York this evening, July 29, which will make it his sixth concert in a roll.

play Femi Kuti (Instagram/FemiAkuti)

This evening’s concert is billed as one of the biggest in a journey that has seen him travel for performances in cities like Boston, New Jersey and Toronto.

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