Get ready for an unforgettable musical experience as the legendary Pat Thomas, a true icon of highlife music, takes center stage this Friday at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The highly anticipated concert aims to honor the remarkable impact that the 77-year-old vocalist and songwriter has made on Ghana’s highlife music industry over the years. With a repertoire of hit songs and collaborations with young talents, Pat Thomas continues to captivate audiences both locally and internationally.
The Legacy of Pat Thomas:
Born on August 14, 1946, Pat Thomas has left an indelible mark on the world of music, charming fans with timeless classics like ‘Sika Ye Mogya,’ ‘Mensi Da,’ ‘Gyae Su,’ and ‘Mewo Akoma.’ His rich and soulful vocals have stood the test of time, earning him well-deserved acclaim as one of Ghana’s greatest musical treasures.
Honoring a Legend:
Recognizing the immense influence that Pat Thomas has had on older and younger generations, the ‘Pat Thomas Highlife Night’ has been thoughtfully organized to celebrate his invaluable contributions to the highlife genre. Joseph Armoo, General Manager of Half Eye Multimedia, stresses the importance of paying homage to the veteran musician while he is still with us, citing previous legends like AB Crentsil and Jewel Ackah who were not similarly honored during their lifetimes.
An All-Star Lineup:
To make the night truly special, a constellation of highlife stars will join Pat Thomas on stage. Expect extraordinary performances from the likes of Kojo Antwi, Kwabena Kwabena, Okyeame Kwame, Amandzeba, KK Fosu, KK Kabobo, Daughter of Glorious Jesus, Nana Agyemang, and Mark Anim Yirenkyi. The concert promises to be an unforgettable celebration of Ghanaian musical heritage.
A Night to Remember:
The event will kick off at 7:00 PM on August 4, 2023, at the Accra International Conference Centre. Tickets are available at three different price tiers: GHC300, GHC400, and GHC500. Proceeds from the concert will be dedicated to establishing a music school in Agona, Ashanti Region, the hometown of Pat Thomas, further cementing his legacy and nurturing future musical talents.
The ‘Pat Thomas Highlife Night’ is more than just a concert; it is a tribute to a living legend whose talent has left an indelible mark on the hearts of many. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness history in the making as Pat Thomas and a stellar lineup of highlife greats come together for a night of unforgettable melodies and cherished memories. Join us in celebrating the timeless legacy of Pat Thomas, and let all roads lead to this musical extravaganza on August 4th!