The Experience (commonly known as the Experience Lagos) is an annual, free gospel music concert held at the Tafawa Balewa Square in agos Islanad, Nigeria. Begun and hosted by House On The Rock lead pastor Paul Adefarasin in 2006, the first concert which was held on the 1st December, 2006 had an attendance of 70,000 people. The concert features local and international artists such as Kirk Franklin, CeCe Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Don Moen, Frank Edwards, Nathaniel Bassey, and Chioma Jesus. The Experience is recognized as one of Africa’s largest musical events. The music score and direction at the concert has been provided by Wilson Joel since 2013.
The 7th December 2019 concert was tagged “#LetsWorshipJesus”. The Experience 14 was a place to worship Jesus indeed.
Of course when they say Nigeria is a religious country, The Experience always explains the statement. You could see people turning out in their numbers to the great annual event. The experience 14 was hosted by the veteran actor Richard Mofe-Damijo and Dara Benjimin.
We could see the excitement in peoples faces as the minsters grace the stage to connect them to God. Indeed we would say the Lord is good. Ministers who grace the stage include; Preye Odede, Eben, Tope Alabi, AY Rhymer, Don Moen, Sammie Okposo, Sinach, Todd Dulaney, Chioma Jesus, Mercy Chinwo, Travis Green, Nathaniel Bassey, Planetshakers, Donie Mcclurkin, Tim Godfrey, etc. The event Nigerian Comediance like Mc Abbey, Kenny Blaq, Akpororo, etc The thrilled the audience with some comedy. Dignitaries from all over the world were also in attendance with Governor of Lagos state also in attendance. The concert lasted about 10 hours and had almost a million people in attendance. Travis Greene recognized it as one of the largest Christian concert in the world.
Even though Uber rides became very expenses that day and food became very expensive too, the people never cared about that. Their goal was to go praise God. It was a wonderful night of praise and worship and people enjoyed themselves in the presents of the Lord. God bless house on the Rock the Experience 14.