The Experience is an Interdenominational Gospel concert that features some of the best-known musical talents of our time. The Event was Convened by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, founder and senior pastor of House on the Rock.
The Experience, which debuted in December 2006 with over 70,000 persons in attendance rapidly gained momentum at its second outing with a quantum leap in attendance of well over 700,000 people. The Experience has now become known as the largest musical concert in Africa and the attendance is free.
Here are a few fun facts you should know about The Experience.
👉 The Experience holds every year.
👉This year is the 14th edition.
👉It always holds in Lagos.
👉It is an all-night event.
👉 It holds at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) Onikan, Lagos.
👉 The Metropolitan Pastor Paul Adefarasin, founder and senior Pastor of House On The Rock is the host and convener of The Experience. #TE #TheExperience
During the concert, the following are taken care of:
In the event that there are health services requests or emergencies the following services are available:
• LASAMBUS – Lagos State Ambulance Service
• Most Hospitals nearby have been asked to be on standby
• A medical of Doctors, Nurses & Paramedics are available on the grounds all through the concert
• Ambulances are also available in the unlikely event that we have to evacuate
TRAFFIC / JESUS BOYS
There is a large contingent of LASTMA officers, the Nigerian Police and Traffic Wardens working with the Experience team from early in the day till the end of the concert.
Extra street lights are deployed in the environment of the venue with the permission of the relevant state authorities.
There are representations from these various units/services: the Police Force, Private Security Companies, the Rapid Response Squad, Mounted Guards, the Anti-Bomb squad and the Rock Foundation Force. There are also CCTV cameras in place and Metal detectors at all access gates.
Also, every concert attendee goes through a thorough but brief security check before access to the venue.