Monarch Band thrills music lovers at Ashaiman

BY: Benjamin Xornam Glover
 Members of the Monarch Band performing at the Ashaiman to the World Concert
Members of the Monarch Band performing at the Ashaiman to the World Concert

Members of the Monarch band of the Martin Luther King School at Ashaiman who were in the final contest of the 2018 edition of TV3's Talented Kidz programme had a rare privilege of sharing the same stage with some of the best of Ghanaian artistes at this year’s Ashaiman to the World Concert.

The band members delivered some well-packaged root rock reggae tunes when they got the chance to perform.

The group performed songs such as I don't wanna wait in vain for your love by Bob Marley and The Wailers and Jerusalem by Alpha Blondy, among other tunes skillfully.

This year’s edition had a tall list of Ghanaian artistes performing, including Stonebwoy, Samini, Sarkodie, Episode, Kofi Kinaata, Article Wan, Obibinii and Nautica.

The rest were D Cryme, Liwin, Donzy, Okomfo Kwadee, KelvinBwoy, Edem, D-Black, Guru, Teephlow, Kwaw Kese and many more.

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Being a band resident at Ashaiman, the members of the Monarch band said they felt honoured to have been invited by the organisers to play on the same stage with Stonebwoy and other top musicians to entertain the huge crowd that thronged the venue.

Mr Bernard Fiador, the Manager of the Monarch band, in an interview with the Junior Graphic said the members of the band felt privileged to have participated in such a huge concert.

“These are young boys and girls who have been playing live music in school and to have mounted the stage with the crème de la crème of musicians in this country for a show such as this was a big opportunity,” he said.

He disclosed that the band was working on its maiden album which would be released soon.

“The future is great. We are glad to have had a platform like this to showcase our talent.

“As you can see, the crowd found them very amazing and it can only get better,” he added.