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The highly anticipated Tewodros Kassahun a.k.a. Teddy Afro’s concert
is scheduled to rock the capital on Ethiopian New Year eve at the Ghion
Hotel. With his recent album release ‘Tikur sew’, Teddy Afro gained
critical acclamation from his fans while setting the record for album
sales by an Ethiopian artist in its first week of release.
This concert will be his second since his recent album release. With
ticket sales already commenced since August 20, some 15,000 people are
expected to attend the concert. The organizers say that they are
expecting tickets be sold out well before the event.
is expected to be transmitted live for a few minutes on Ethiopian
Broadcasting Services (EBS), provided that they managed to reach an
agreement. After the album release, Teddy had a concert on August 4 as
part of the London the London Olympic Games. And he is yet to be back in
Addis Ababa for the next concert. The concert seems be a highly
anticipated event among his fans since it will be his first show after
his latest release. The fans want to know how some of his popular new
songs would sound on the stage. The closest he got to perform a song out
his latest album is the new video clip ‘Tikur sew’ which was
appreciated by his audience.
With four albums, Teddy Afro was
able to climb to prominence in the local music scene. Teddy Afro is one
singer, who is adored by many fans for the deep lyrics and courageous
issues that he raised. Many people believe that within a short period of
time, he is able to imprint his mark on Ethiopian music industry.