Bluetooth Entertainment presents An Evening with Afro folk singer, songwriter and seasoned guitarist Blessing Tangban. Fancy a break from your everyday routine? Then make it a date as you join her as she performs songs off her sophomore album FREE.
DATE; Saturday 21st October 2017
TIME; 5.PM CAT
VENUE; THE PORCH Omega event arena Maitama Abuja
FACTS ABOUT BLESSING TANGBAN
A beautiful rose that has emerged and deviated from the massive terrain of mainstream music is the singer, songwriter Blessing Tangban, is an artist with a perfect blend of raw, pure, introspective, and emotionally stirring Afro- folk melodies. Her style of music is organic and geared towards expressing music in its most natural form. Her soothing and melodic vocals as well as her illustrative songwriting blend perfectly with her guitar accompaniment to deliver an experience that is truly magical.
Born and Raised in Cross River state, Nigeria, the self-taught guitarist, started her career in music, singing with a girl group called ‘Glorious voices’. At the age of 15 she moved to the USA to begin her tertiary education at Southern University at New Orleans where she also began her professional career in music. She holds an Associate degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters Degree in Criminology.
While in the university, she participated in a talent competition and was taken under the wings of Solanke Adesanya and was given a platform to hone her craft. Thereafter, she started playing in event centers in New Orleans. She also co-founded a girl band with Lindsay Hausman called “Don’t call me Leslie”. Together, they played around the USA in states like Florida, and New York, to mention a few.
Upon completing her masters’ education at the age of 21, she released her Debut EP ‘Nowhere Girl’ in New Orleans, Louisiana, independently, and to popular acclaim. She moved back to Nigeria shortly after where she worked with affiliates, Boombox Muzik and is currently under Bluetooth entertainment’s management. Together, they brought her popular acclaim in the Alternative music scene in Nigeria. BLESSING TANGBAN is currently working on her first album ‘’FREE‘’ Which will feature a compilation of songs from her first EP, as well as brand new songs
Given her mind blowing artistic presentation, Blessing Tangban has performed in various concerts and musical festivals in Africa and around the world including the world famous Calabar Carnival in Nigeria, the Cross River state Miss Africa Beauty Pageant, she also participated in the production of the new Calabar Carnival theme song produced by one of Nigeria’s ace music producers’ Cohbams Asukwo, and was distinctively the only Nigerian to headline in the 2017 Splashy Fen festival in South Africa, to mention a few.