UGANDA: Mafikizolo To Embrace Uganda With Its Presence On The 14th Edition Of Blankets And Wine.
24 August 2016
Mafikizolo, South Africa’s multi-award winning duo comprising of Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanla Nciza well known for songs like Khona, Ndihambanawe, Tchele will be the lead act at the 14th edition of Blankets and Wine Kampala alongside some astounding Ugandan names in Gospel, house, soul, reggae and pop.
Powered by Tusker Malt Lager, the 14th Edition of Blankets and Wine has relocated from their long time home at Uganda Museum to logogo Cricket oval so as to accomodate more of their growing numbers
Nairobi based deejay, DJ Saint Evo will provide the electric experience. The Dj and music producer has amassed himself in collecting and producing African and East African sounds while amalgamating them with digital sounds. His current album Jebu, is a hit in Kenya and features a variety of artists from different cultural backgrounds, genres, spiritual beliefs, genders and nationalities.
Alex Tusingwire, the Brand Manager Tusker Malt Lager said;
“We are elated to continuously see more involvement from entertainers and the crowds with every edition of Blankets and Wine Kampala. Having Mafikizolo, one of the finest acts on the continent, headline the 14th edition of Blankets and Wine goes to show how we have grown and are now able to be host an act of such stature. In addition, we have also selected a captivating range of Ugandan musicians who will perform alongside them to create that much loved afro-based music fusion.”
“From Uganda, Levixone, Giovanni Kiyingi and Qwela Band will wow the crowds with the style of Afro Fusion folk music that we have grown to adore. As Tusker Malt Lager, we appreciate our consumers and thus, give them an opportunity to discover some of the finest afro-based music acts through Blankets and Wine.” he added
A quarterly, picnic style music festival, Blankets and Wine is East Africa’s premier music experience, designed to showcase outstanding musicians in the emerging genres of afro-based music.
Entrance fee is 100,000 UGX at the Lugogo Cricket Oval and gates open at 12:00pm on 25th September 2016.
In line with its support for responsible drinking, Tusker Malt Lager will be maintaining a strict ‘over 18 only’ policy for sale of alcohol.