The stage is set for the maiden edition of the Volta music awards.
A scheme put together by Eventic GH in collaboration with the Volta regional branch of Musicians Union of Ghana to reward and recognize the effort of music makers and stakeholders projecting Volta excellence through good music.
The event scheduled for the 10th of March 2018 will take place at the Ho Technical University auditorium where a little over 2000 audience is expected to attend.
A line up of show stoppers in the region has also been billed to thrill fans on the night. Proud son of the land and multiple awards winner, Denning Edem Agbeviade better known as Edem, Keeny ice, Kasare, Kula, Enamily, Mama Peace, Fiamor, Jah Phinga, Agbeshie, Kels De poet have all been billed for a total showdown.
According to the organizing team, they are wrapping up with preparations to make sure the maiden edition will go down in history as planned. 27 categories including “popular song of the year” and “Artiste of the year” will all be awarded on the night.
Volta is one of the smallest among the 10 regions in Ghana known for having all the big names in the music industry. The likes of Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, EL, MzVee, Lil Shaker, Kwesi Dav(Gallaxy), Yaa Pono, Brainy Beatz, Ephraim Beatz, Magnom Beatz all come from the region.
Before Ghana’s independence in 1957, the country has been enjoying the soothing composition and sounds from Volta by kind courtesy of Ephraim Kɔku Amu, Kofi Awoonor and Philip Gbeho whose composition eventually became Ghana’s official anthem till date.
Tickets are running at a cool rate of 30 for regular and 50 Ghana cedis for VIP. The public can get theirs at all radio stations in the region.