King Sunny Adé's Concert History

King Sunny Adé (Sunday Adeniyi, born 1946) is by far the most popular performer of Nigerian Jùjú music. With his band, King Sunny Ade and His African Beats, King Sunny Ade became an international star across Africa during the mid-1980s, touring and gaining a significant audience in the United States and Europe as well. He is known as the Minister of Enjoyment.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Jun 03, 2017 Field Day 2017   Victoria Park London, UK
May 31, 2017 –
Jun 04, 2017
Primavera Sound Festival 2017   Parc del Fòrum Barcelona,
May 31, 2017 –
Jun 04, 2017
Primavera Sound Festival 2017  
Japandroids / Teenage Fanclub / Against Me! / Converge / Bon Iver / Arcade Fire / Metronomy / The Black Angels / Miguel / Cymbals Eat Guitars / Broken Social Scene / Descendents / Local Natives / Sinkane / Gojira / Flying Lotus / The xx / Death Grips / Solange / Swans / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / The Zombies / Slayer / Vaadat Charigim / Mac DeMarco / Hamilton Leithauser / The Magnetic Fields / Angel Olsen / Grandaddy / Tycho / Nikki Lane / Wild Beasts / The Afghan Whigs / Glass Animals / The Damned / Operators / Berri Txarrak / Sleep / LVL UP / The Growlers / Kevin Morby / Mitski / Mannequin Pussy / Aphex Twin / Van Morrison / Royal Trux / Seu Jorge / Jamie xx / Pond / Dj Coco / Skepta / Alex Cameron / Wand / William Tyler / Jeremy Jay / The Wedding Present / Skinny Puppy / King Krule / Weyes Blood / BadBadNotGood / NOTS / Grace Jones / Bicep / Dixon / John Talabot / Pearson Sound / Romare / Formation / DJ Tennis / Make-Up / The Wave Pictures / Pinegrove / King Sunny Adé / Dave P / Whitney / Alexandra Savior / Preoccupations / Sleaford Mods / Hańba / The Mystery Lights / Joey Purp / Front 242 / Shellac / St. Etienne / Weval / Julia Jacklin / Animic / Adelaida / HVOB / Cigarettes After Sex / Aldous Harding / Julie Doiron / Joy Orbison / Ben UFO / S U R V I V E / Gordi / Kepa Junkera / Vox Low / Clubz / Kornél Kovács / Fatima Yamaha / Let’s Eat Grandma / Triangulo de Amor Bizarro / No Zu / Pender Street Steppers / Mishima / KiNK / Phurpa / Sampha / The Molochs / Priests - DC / King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard / Slim Cessna's Auto Club / Swet Shop Boys / Michael Mayer / Belako / Aries / Les Sueques / Henrik Schwarz / Elza Soares / Gas (Wolfgang Voigt) / youandewan / Annette Peacock / Huerco S. / Iosonouncane / Lauer / Young Marco / Matrixxman / Talaboman / Avalon Emerson / El Petit De Cal Eril / The Rajasthan Express / Kelly Lee Owens / 7 Notas 7 Colores / Marie Davidson / Ferenc / Lady Wray / Sau Poler / Lord of the Isles / Abdulla Rashim / Jardín De La Croix / Shye Ben Tzur / Shelby Grey / Moscoman / Aurora Halal / Kokoshca / Joel Sarakula / Noga Erez / Tuff City Kids / Soledad Vélez / Agorazein / Tourista / Khidja / It's Not Not / Barbott / Miss Garrison / Junun / Murdoc / Mélange / PAVVLA / InnerCut / This Is Not This Heat / Rosalía & Raül Refree / Autarkic / Odina / RIVIERE / Muñeco / Pedro Vian / Don't DJ / De Mónaco / JMII / Her Little Donkey / Museless / Alien Tango / No Metal in This Battle / Astronaut Project / About leaving / Sorry Kate / Rebuig / DJ Dustin / Retirada! / Vladimir Ivkovic / Conttra / Inzul / Playback Maracas / The Waterparties / Màquina Total / Escorpio / Run The Jewels / Recondite
Parc del Fòrum Barcelona, Spain
Aug 05, 2016 –
Aug 07, 2016
Pickathon 2016   Pendarvis Farm Happy Valley, OR
Jul 16, 2015 –
Jul 19, 2015
California Worldfest 2015  
Lucinda Williams / Beats Antique / Sean Hayes / Richard Thompson / Dengue Fever / Buffy Sainte-Marie / Mariee Sioux / King Sunny Adé / EmiSunshine / Las Cafeteras / Portland Cello Project / Dakha Brakha / Birds of Chicago / Makana / The Sam Chase / MaMuse / Kacey Johansing / Daniel Champagne / Tuba Skinny / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Saritah / Todo Mundo / Joy & Madness / Achilles Wheel / Brett Shady / SunMonks / Boca Do Rio / Justin Ancheta Band / John Trudell And Bad Dog
Nevada County Fairgrounds Grass Valley, CA
Jul 02, 2009 –
Jul 05, 2009
Rothbury Festival 2009   Unknown venue Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2009  
Okkervil River / Animal Collective / Girl Talk / The Hood Internet / Neko Case / Lucinda Williams / Passion Pit / William Elliott Whitmore / Coheed and Cambria / Amadou & Mariam / Phish / The Mars Volta / Crystal Castles / Public Enemy / Jimmy Fallon / Phoenix / Russian Circles / Erin McCarley / Bon Iver / Snoop Dogg / Chairlift / The Low Anthem / MGMT / Kuroma / Delta Spirit / The Dillinger Escape Plan / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Grizzly Bear / Dirty Projectors / White Rabbits / Aziz Ansari / Wilco / Michael Ian Black / Cotton Jones / Yeasayer / Andrew Bird / Michael Showalter / Those Darlins / Everest / Shadows Fall / Arj Barker / Outernational / Jimmy Buffett / The Features / Bruce Springsteen / Citizen Cope / Dear and the Headlights / Alberta Cross / Jessica Lea Mayfield / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / Santigold / The Decemberists / Justin Townes Earle / Pretty Lights / Elvis Costello / Al Green / Murs / TV On the Radio / Zac Brown Band / Jets Overhead / Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band / Todd Barry / Jenny Lewis / Julia Nunes / Janelle Monáe / Gov't Mule / David Byrne / Galactic / Béla Fleck and the Flecktones / The Knux / Allen Toussaint / Béla Fleck / Del McCoury Band / Rodrigo y Gabriela / Nick Kroll / Tift Merritt / Beastie Boys / Erykah Badu / Todd Snider / Grace Potter / Ki:Theory / Kaki King / Heartless Bastards / The Black Lillies / The Heavy Pets / Brett Dennen / Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue / Ben Sollee / Zee Avi / Alejandro Escovedo / Patterson Hood / Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band / Paul Oakenfold / St. Vincent / Raphael Saadiq / The Protomen / Joe Pug / Merle Haggard / Janeane Garofalo / Nick Thune / Amy Schumer / Wyatt Cenac / John Oliver / Gomez / Ben Harper / Robert Earl Keen / A.A. Bondy / Robyn Hitchcock / Moonalice / Tobacco / Sons of Bill / Madi Diaz / Hockey / MyNameIsJohnMichael / The Dirty Guv'nahs / Kraak & Smaak / Booker T. Jones / Femi Kuti / Wailing Souls / Katzenjammer / Vieux Farka Toure / Toumani Diabaté / Midnite / Fiction Family / The SteelDrivers / Roger Alan Wade / Mike Farris / Toubab Krewe / Jim Lauderdale / Cherryholmes / Christian Finnegan / The Itals / David Grisman Quintet / J Boogie / Jedd Hughes / Heypenny / American Princes / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Pete Holmes / The Belleville Outfit / brakesbrakesbrakes / Dirty Sweet / Erick Baker / Tony Rice Unit / Triumph The Insult Comic Dog / Vertigo / Dan Dyer / The Giraffes / Valley Lodge / Kumail Nanjiani / Aaron LaCrate / Lovell Sisters / Turbine / Kristen Schaal / Motion Potion / DJ Quickie Mart / Kurt Braunohler / Nikhil Korula Band / Jerry Hannan / Evan Watson / Gypsyphonic Disko / Charlie Allen / Tangiers Blues Band / Wayne Federman / Hocky / Don Hertzfeldt / Rory Albanese / Ilo and the Coral Reefer Allstars / Band of Horses / High On Fire / King Sunny Adé / Nas / Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / People Under the Stairs / Nine Inch Nails / of Montreal / Elvis Perkins In Dearland / Portugal. The Man / Cage the Elephant / Ani DiFranco / MOE.
Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music Festival 2009   Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music Festival 2009   Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music Festival 2009   Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2009  
MGMT / Snoop Dogg / Bon Iver / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Bruce Springsteen / Cage the Elephant / Band of Horses / Nas / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Nine Inch Nails / Zac Brown Band / Grizzly Bear / Wilco / Portugal. The Man / Erykah Badu / Santigold / Crystal Castles / The Decemberists / TV On the Radio / Al Green / Animal Collective / Ben Harper / Pretty Lights / Andrew Bird / St. Vincent / Janelle Monáe / Yeasayer / of Montreal / Elvis Costello / Public Enemy / Citizen Cope / Coheed and Cambria / Jimmy Buffett / Beastie Boys / Girl Talk / Chairlift / Dirty Projectors / Brett Dennen / Phish / Gomez / Grace Potter / Neko Case / Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band / Paul Oakenfold / Rodrigo y Gabriela / Raphael Saadiq / Delta Spirit / Okkervil River / Lucinda Williams / The Mars Volta / David Byrne / Jenny Lewis / Ani DiFranco / White Rabbits / Heartless Bastards / People Under the Stairs / Murs / The Dillinger Escape Plan / Merle Haggard / Erin McCarley / Gov't Mule / Amadou & Mariam / The Low Anthem / Robert Earl Keen / Galactic / Justin Townes Earle / The Features / Russian Circles / Hockey / Zee Avi / Jessica Lea Mayfield / Kraak & Smaak / MOE. / The Hood Internet / High On Fire / Kaki King / Shadows Fall / A.A. Bondy / Booker T. Jones / Aziz Ansari / Béla Fleck and the Flecktones / Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / Alberta Cross / Béla Fleck / Todd Snider / Tobacco / Ben Sollee / Joe Pug / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Knux / Femi Kuti / Cotton Jones / Allen Toussaint / Dear and the Headlights / Jimmy Fallon / Alejandro Escovedo / Those Darlins / The SteelDrivers / Ki:Theory / Robyn Hitchcock / Katzenjammer / William Elliott Whitmore / Toumani Diabaté / Wailing Souls / Tift Merritt / Vieux Farka Toure / Madi Diaz / Jets Overhead / Del McCoury Band / Elvis Perkins In Dearland / Amy Schumer / Midnite / Julia Nunes / Booker T / Fiction Family / Everest / Patterson Hood / The Dirty Guv'nahs / Roger Alan Wade / The Protomen / Mike Farris / King Sunny Adé / Toubab Krewe / The Black Lillies / Sons of Bill / Todd Barry / Jim Lauderdale / Pete Holmes / Christian Finnegan / Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band / Cherryholmes / Wyatt Cenac / Erick Baker / MyNameIsJohnMichael / Moonalice / Michael Ian Black / Nick Kroll / Valley Lodge / The Itals / The Heavy Pets / David Grisman Quintet / Jedd Hughes / J Boogie / Kumail Nanjiani / Dirty Sweet / The Belleville Outfit / Outernational / American Princes / Tony Rice Unit / brakesbrakesbrakes / Nick Thune / Vertigo / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Heypenny / Kuroma / The Giraffes / Triumph The Insult Comic Dog / Dan Dyer / Michael Showalter / Arj Barker / John Oliver / Aaron LaCrate / Kristen Schaal / Charlie Allen / Lovell Sisters / Kurt Braunohler / Motion Potion / Turbine / Janeane Garofalo / Jerry Hannan / Nikhil Korula Band / DJ Quickie Mart / Evan Watson / Gypsyphonic Disko / Tangiers Blues Band / Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue / Wayne Federman / Rory Albanese / Don Hertzfeldt / Hocky / Ilo and the Coral Reefer Allstars
Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2009  
MGMT / Snoop Dogg / Bon Iver / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Bruce Springsteen / Cage the Elephant / Band of Horses / Nas / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Nine Inch Nails / Zac Brown Band / Grizzly Bear / Portugal. The Man / Wilco / Erykah Badu / Santigold / Crystal Castles / The Decemberists / TV On the Radio / Al Green / Animal Collective / Ben Harper / Pretty Lights / Andrew Bird / St. Vincent / Janelle Monáe / Yeasayer / of Montreal / Elvis Costello / Public Enemy / Citizen Cope / Coheed and Cambria / Jimmy Buffett / Beastie Boys / Chairlift / Girl Talk / Dirty Projectors / Brett Dennen / Phish / Gomez / Grace Potter / Neko Case / Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band / Paul Oakenfold / Raphael Saadiq / Rodrigo y Gabriela / Delta Spirit / Okkervil River / Lucinda Williams / David Byrne / The Mars Volta / Jenny Lewis / Ani DiFranco / White Rabbits / Heartless Bastards / People Under the Stairs / Murs / The Dillinger Escape Plan / Merle Haggard / Erin McCarley / Gov't Mule / Amadou & Mariam / The Low Anthem / Robert Earl Keen / Galactic / Justin Townes Earle / Russian Circles / The Features / Hockey / Zee Avi / Jessica Lea Mayfield / Kraak & Smaak / MOE. / High On Fire / The Hood Internet / Kaki King / Shadows Fall / A.A. Bondy / Booker T. Jones / Aziz Ansari / Béla Fleck and the Flecktones / Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / Alberta Cross / Béla Fleck / Todd Snider / Tobacco / Ben Sollee / Joe Pug / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / Femi Kuti / The Knux / Cotton Jones / Dear and the Headlights / Allen Toussaint / Jimmy Fallon / Alejandro Escovedo / The SteelDrivers / Those Darlins / Ki:Theory / Robyn Hitchcock / Katzenjammer / William Elliott Whitmore / Toumani Diabaté / Wailing Souls / Tift Merritt / Vieux Farka Toure / Madi Diaz / Del McCoury Band / Jets Overhead / Elvis Perkins In Dearland / Amy Schumer / Midnite / Julia Nunes / Booker T / Fiction Family / Everest / The Dirty Guv'nahs / Patterson Hood / Roger Alan Wade / The Protomen / Mike Farris / King Sunny Adé / Toubab Krewe / The Black Lillies / Sons of Bill / Todd Barry / Jim Lauderdale / Pete Holmes / Christian Finnegan / Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band / Wyatt Cenac / Cherryholmes / Erick Baker / Nick Kroll / MyNameIsJohnMichael / Moonalice / Michael Ian Black / Valley Lodge / The Itals / The Heavy Pets / David Grisman Quintet / Jedd Hughes / J Boogie / Kumail Nanjiani / Dirty Sweet / The Belleville Outfit / Outernational / American Princes / Tony Rice Unit / Vertigo / Nick Thune / brakesbrakesbrakes / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Heypenny / Kuroma / The Giraffes / Triumph The Insult Comic Dog / Dan Dyer / Michael Showalter / Arj Barker / John Oliver / Kristen Schaal / Charlie Allen / Aaron LaCrate / Lovell Sisters / Kurt Braunohler / Motion Potion / Turbine / Janeane Garofalo / Jerry Hannan / Nikhil Korula Band / DJ Quickie Mart / Evan Watson / Gypsyphonic Disko / Tangiers Blues Band / Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue / Wayne Federman / Rory Albanese / Don Hertzfeldt / Hocky / Ilo and the Coral Reefer Allstars
Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 11, 2009 –
Jun 14, 2009
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2009  
MGMT / Snoop Dogg / Bon Iver / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Bruce Springsteen / Cage the Elephant / Band of Horses / Nas / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Nine Inch Nails / Zac Brown Band / Grizzly Bear / Portugal. The Man / Wilco / Erykah Badu / Santigold / Crystal Castles / The Decemberists / TV On the Radio / Al Green / Animal Collective / Ben Harper / Pretty Lights / Andrew Bird / St. Vincent / Janelle Monáe / Yeasayer / of Montreal / Elvis Costello / Public Enemy / Citizen Cope / Coheed and Cambria / Jimmy Buffett / Beastie Boys / Chairlift / Girl Talk / Dirty Projectors / Brett Dennen / Phish / Gomez / Grace Potter / Neko Case / Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band / Paul Oakenfold / Raphael Saadiq / Rodrigo y Gabriela / Delta Spirit / Okkervil River / Lucinda Williams / David Byrne / The Mars Volta / Jenny Lewis / Ani DiFranco / White Rabbits / Heartless Bastards / People Under the Stairs / Murs / The Dillinger Escape Plan / Merle Haggard / Erin McCarley / Gov't Mule / Amadou & Mariam / The Low Anthem / Robert Earl Keen / Galactic / Justin Townes Earle / Russian Circles / The Features / Hockey / Zee Avi / Jessica Lea Mayfield / Kraak & Smaak / MOE. / High On Fire / The Hood Internet / Kaki King / Shadows Fall / A.A. Bondy / Booker T. Jones / Aziz Ansari / Béla Fleck and the Flecktones / Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / Alberta Cross / Béla Fleck / Todd Snider / Tobacco / Ben Sollee / Joe Pug / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / Femi Kuti / The Knux / Cotton Jones / Dear and the Headlights / Allen Toussaint / Jimmy Fallon / Alejandro Escovedo / The SteelDrivers / Those Darlins / Ki:Theory / Robyn Hitchcock / Katzenjammer / William Elliott Whitmore / Toumani Diabaté / Wailing Souls / Tift Merritt / Vieux Farka Toure / Madi Diaz / Del McCoury Band / Jets Overhead / Elvis Perkins In Dearland / Amy Schumer / Midnite / Julia Nunes / Booker T / Fiction Family / Everest / The Dirty Guv'nahs / Patterson Hood / Roger Alan Wade / The Protomen / Mike Farris / King Sunny Adé / Toubab Krewe / The Black Lillies / Sons of Bill / Todd Barry / Jim Lauderdale / Pete Holmes / Christian Finnegan / Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band / Wyatt Cenac / Cherryholmes / Erick Baker / Nick Kroll / MyNameIsJohnMichael / Moonalice / Michael Ian Black / Valley Lodge / The Itals / The Heavy Pets / David Grisman Quintet / Jedd Hughes / J Boogie / Kumail Nanjiani / Dirty Sweet / The Belleville Outfit / Outernational / American Princes / Tony Rice Unit / Vertigo / Nick Thune / brakesbrakesbrakes / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Heypenny / Kuroma / The Giraffes / Triumph The Insult Comic Dog / Dan Dyer / Michael Showalter / Arj Barker / John Oliver / Kristen Schaal / Charlie Allen / Aaron LaCrate / Lovell Sisters / Kurt Braunohler / Motion Potion / Turbine / Janeane Garofalo / Jerry Hannan / Nikhil Korula Band / DJ Quickie Mart / Evan Watson / Gypsyphonic Disko / Tangiers Blues Band / Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue / Wayne Federman / Rory Albanese / Don Hertzfeldt / Hocky / Ilo and the Coral Reefer Allstars
Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jul 31, 1998 Womad 1998   Unknown venue Seattle, WA
Jun 24, 1984 Black Uhuru / King Sunny Adé Jaap Eden Hal Amsterdam, NL
Sep 03, 1983 –
Sep 05, 1983
Bumbershoot 1983
The Animals / Three Dog Night / King Sunny Adé / Charles Lloyd / Ray Charles / Danny O'Keefe / Will Ackerman / Shadowfax / Oingo Boingo / The Busboys / Bo Diddley / Willie Dixon / Betty Carter / Ken Kesey
Seattle Center Seattle, WA
Jun 17, 1983 –
Jun 19, 1983
Glastonbury Festival 1983  
UB40 / Marillion / Melanie / The Chieftains / Aswad / Julian Cope / Fun Boy Three / Hunters & Collectors / Flying Pickets / A Certain Ratio / King Sunny Adé / Tom Paxton / Incantation / Juggernaut / curtis mayfield / Black Roots / The Enid / Moving Hearts / denis brown / Alexei Sayle / Kevin Brown / Alexis Korner / Jean Philippe Rykiel / Farm Band
Shepton Mallet, UK
Concerts Per Year:
2017 3 concerts
2016 1 concert
2015 1 concert
2009 8 concerts
1998 1 concert
1984 1 concert
1983 2 concerts
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