The Afro Nation festival organisers have announced ticket prices, which have sparked a lot of reactions from Nigerian fans.
The annual Afro Nation music festival announced it would be coming to Nigeria on June 9, 2023. Nigerians met this announcement with great excitement and aplomb. These music lovers also wanted to enjoy the same experience as their peers in Mexico, Ghana, Portugal, and Puerto Rico.
This weekend, the festival organisers announced the prices of the tickets as sales went live today. The event is slated for December 19 and 20, 2023, and the prices of the tickets are relatively high.
The first release of the VIP Weekend tickets is going for N228,000 per person. The second release, on the other hand, will cost N266,350 per person.
The payment plan ticket tier is a bit more pricey as it starts at 266,350 per person for its first release. The soon-release will cost 303,639.
These tickets will allow access to:
Unrestricted access to the front of the stage (Be within arms reach of the artist)
Access to the festival VIP area
VIP bars with faster service
Priority festival entry
An Item of exclusive Afro Nation merch
Priority access to book a table on the Leopard Lounge
Luxury serviced toilets
Given the rising costs of amenities and the general economic position of the average person, Nigerians reacted strongly to this price announcement. Here is what some music enjoyers had to say.
200k on Afro nation tickets to go to tafawa balewa square and get my valuables stolen is crazy in this economy I will cut my jorts according to my cloth amen- @ictooicymusic
300$ for a show at TBS?? If there’s anything Afro Nation should be, they should really be fr!! -@bethany_ce
228k for Afro nation tickets Lmaoo, is Beyoncé coming? -@oyinash_
This Afronation’s ticket fee that’s per head…That must be a very big head. -@Okafor_angela
What do you think? Do you agree that the Afro Nation tickets prices are to high?